Patricia Arab

Government Launches Nova Scotia’s First Culture Action Plan

Government Launches Nova Scotia’s First Culture Action Plan

Government will focus on the province’s cultural sector, creative economy and diverse communities with Nova Scotia’s Culture Action Plan: Creativity and Community. Nova Scotia’s first comprehensive Culture Action Plan focuses on six themes which provide government with specific actions, strategic priorities and criteria to help guide decision-making.

One Day Strike Savings to go into Student Support Grants

One Day Strike Savings to go into Student Support Grants

The government will put an additional $3.4 million dollars into Student Support Grants. This money comes as a result of the one day unpaid strike by the Nova Scotia Teachers Union Friday, Feb. 17. Student Support Grants were created in 2013 to allow school communities to tailor their services and programming to improve student success […]

Pardon, Apology, for Late Grand Chief Gabriel Sylliboy

Pardon, Apology, for Late Grand Chief Gabriel Sylliboy

Gabriel Sylliboy, a late grand chief of the Mi’kmaq, remembered for defending his people’s right to hunt and fish, received a posthumous pardon and apology from the province, today, Feb. 16, for his conviction for hunting illegally almost 90 years ago. Grand Chief Sylliboy was 44 years old in 1927 when he was arrested and […]