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.
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 […]
Nova Scotia’s third Heritage Day will honour Mi’kmaw heritage by celebrating the important accomplishments of the Mi’kmaw community, including its contribution to Canada’s favorite past time, hockey.
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 […]
Government is marking the first anniversary of its open data portal by making more than 50 new and refreshed data collections available to the public.