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June 12, 2019

Nova Scotia communities, organizations and law enforcement agencies can apply for funding to help in their efforts to combat and address the impacts of crime and violence.

Funding through the Community Crime Intervention Initiative will support the development of programs and increased resources.

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June 11, 2019

Communities across the province will benefit from a five-hundred-thousand-dollar investment in projects to create more
inviting public spaces for citizens and to help attract visitors.

Chuck Porter, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing,

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June 5, 2019

A new pilot program is supporting parents of toddlers with autism spectrum disorder. QuickStart Nova Scotia is a one-on-one parent-coaching program that uses play-based activities to help parents further develop their child’s communication and social skills.

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May 31, 2019

People are encouraged to try their hand at fishing during Nova Scotia Sportfishing Weekend, Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2.

Residents and non-residents can fish without a general fishing licence during the annual event.

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May 29, 2019

Emergency Health Services (EHS) staff members, including Hebbville’s Juergen Haas, were honoured May 29, at the EHS Long Service Award ceremony. Eighty-four individuals were recognized at the annual ceremony, which was held at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax.

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May 24, 2019

The Community Better Challenge kicks off on May 31!

The Canada-wide challenge runs from May 31 to June 16 and is open to all communities and individuals, ultimately recognizing the community with the most tracked minutes (based on its population size) as Canada’s Most Active Community and awarding it with $150,000 to support local physical activity initiatives.

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May 24, 2019

Clients receiving income assistance who are self-employed or who receive tips, gratuities and commissions, will now have more money in their pockets.

With changes to wage exemption rules,

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May 20, 2019

Organizations who help older Nova Scotians lead healthy and active lives and stay involved in their communities can now
apply for financial support under the Age-Friendly Communities Grant Program.

The Age-friendly Community Grant Program provides funding up to $25,000 for projects that lead to more age-friendly communities.

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May 10, 2019

Communities in southern Nova Scotia leading projects to help fight climate change by reducing emissions are getting support from the province.

Justice Minister Mark Furey, on behalf of Energy and Mines Minister Derek Mombourquette,

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May 2, 2019

Students across the province will have access to 173 more inclusive education specialists, teachers and non-teaching staff this September.
“This is another expansion of supports for students as part of our new model of inclusive education in Nova Scotia,” said Zach Churchill,

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