As of June 2021, 61 projects have been approved for 2021-22 with more applications in process. Last year, the film fund supported 54 film and television projects.
The Nova Scotia government is permanently removing fees from all intra-provincial ferries to help make transportation more affordable and accessible for Nova Scotians.
The Nova Scotia government is investing more than $1.1 million in the initial planning phase for a commuter ferry that will travel from a new terminal in Bedford to Halifax’s downtown ferry terminal.
The province is helping low-income seniors with their municipal residential property taxes. The program offers eligible seniors a rebate of up to $800.
Twenty-six projects will receive funding through the Community Transportation Assistance Program and the Public Transit Assistance Program this fiscal year.
Affordable housing developments in three Nova Scotia communities will receive support from the provincial and federal governments under the National Housing Strategy.
This year the guide is available in a digital-only format for both English and French editions. The digital format allows operators and organizations to update their listings throughout the year to reflect changes in hours of operation or offerings, while minimizing waste.
“An investment in our schools and classrooms is an investment in our students, teachers and staff,” said Derek Mombourquette, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development.
Over the past six months, the commission has drawn on the insights and experiences of 36 experts and more than 2,000 Nova Scotians through an extensive public consultation process.
As part of the announcement today, May 31, the Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia will receive $3.5 million to purchase properties in the Halifax area that will provide housing for people with the highest needs who might otherwise remain homeless.