Pride flag raised in Halifax

The flag raising is an opportunity to reflect on the work that has been accomplished over the last five decades since the Stonewall riots in New York City, which were seen as a watershed event that kick-started the fight for equal rights in the gay community.

New information technology innovation centre

Nova Scotia Community College’s (NSCC’s) new Information Technology Innovation Centre will train young people for jobs in the growing digital economy and help position Nova Scotia as a start-up capital in Canada.

Province removes provincial ferry fees

The Nova Scotia government is permanently removing fees from all intra-provincial ferries to help make transportation more affordable and accessible for Nova Scotians.

Digital Doers and Dreamers Guide now available

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.

Funding for permanent supportive, transitional housing in Halifax

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.