Category: Government Updates

FREE COVID-19 rapid tests now available at public libraries

FREE COVID-19 rapid tests now available at public libraries

Beginning December 13th, Nova Scotians can pick up COVID-19 rapid test kits at public libraries across the province. There are 400,000 tests available. They are packaged in kits of five, and there is a limit of one kit per person. The tests can be used at home for people ages three and up.

Provincial funding opportunities: sports and community recreation

Provincial funding opportunities: sports and community recreation

The province provides funding to facilities and community-run rinks and other recreation facilities can access funds to help with capital costs. Information on the upcoming deadlines and program eligibility for the Rink Revitalization Program and the Community Recreation Capital Grant found here.

64th General Assembly to resume

64th General Assembly to resume

The first session of the 64th General Assembly will resume at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12 when the Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia delivers the speech from the throne. This is the beginning of the fall sitting of the legislature. MLAs assembled earlier this week to elect the Speaker and Deputy Speakers. Keith Bain, MLA […]

VirtualCareNS Pilot Program Expanding Provincewide

VirtualCareNS Pilot Program Expanding Provincewide

VirtualCareNS, a program launched under the leadership of former Premier Iain Rankin, is set to build on its success with a province-wide expansion available to anyone on the Need a Family Practice Registry. Government will invest an initial $1.3 million to support Nova Scotia Health to expand the VirtualCareNS pilot program to Central and Eastern […]