March 24, 2021

The province is introducing changes to the Biodiversity Act to address concerns from provincial stakeholders and ensure collaboration remains a key focus, as was always intended.

The changes remove biodiversity emergency orders,


March 16, 2021

The Province announced today, March 16, a $700,000 investment to equip all public schools in Nova Scotia with automated external defibrillators.

“A school building is the heart of its community,


March 14, 2021

March 12, the province announced a $7.3 million program to support Nova Scotia’s hotel, motel and inn operators, who have been hard hit by the global pandemic.

The Tourism Accommodations Real Property Tax Rebate Program Part 2 provides qualified operators a 50 per cent rebate on payment of the first six months of their 2021-22 commercial property tax.


March 6, 2021

If you’re 80 and older and were born in the month of January, February, March or April, you can book your vaccination appointment at the NSCC Lunenburg Campus – STARTING MARCH 15. More…

February 22, 2021

Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout will expand again next month with 10 community-based clinics (including Bridgewater) for Nova Scotians age 80 and older.

The first prototype community vaccine clinic will open at the IWK Health Centre on Monday,


February 19, 2021

After much thought and careful consideration, I announce today with a heavy heart that I will not be re-offering in the next provincial election.

 It has been an honour,


February 16, 2021

This week’s community spotlight is on Rosmarie Lohnes, the CEO and President of Helping Nature Heal – an entrepreneur, an environmentalist and an amazing human being, with boundless energy and a giving spirit!


February 9, 2021

Nova Scotia is a leader in fighting climate change and that work will continue.

That is why the province will spend nearly $18 million from the Green Fund to support youth internships,


February 4, 2021

The first community-based clinic for Nova Scotians age 80 and older will begin later this month as Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout continue to expand.

Age will become the primary factor in who gets immunized and when in the general population.


February 3, 2021

Improving access to medical equipment close to home will mean better health care for Nova Scotians. That’s why government is helping to fund a new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner for the South Shore Regional Hospital.