Government is expanding dental coverage for young Nova Scotians through the Children’s Oral Health Program.
All children ages 14 and younger will now be eligible for molar sealants and an annual fluoride treatment.
The minister’s expert advisory panel released its recommendations today, Jan. 15, to improve the quality of long-term care in Nova Scotia.
After extensive discussions with more than 375 stakeholders,
A new, hands-on program for Grade 7 and 8 students will be piloted in partnership with the Discovery Centre, in 17 junior high schools across the province this February and that includes Bridgewater Junior High!
The Good Neighbour Energy Fund is now open for the 2019 heating season.
The Good Neighbour Energy Fund is an emergency heating program available to Nova Scotian families.
Nova Scotia’s minimum wage rate will rise to 11-dollars-
and-55-cents on April 1.
Labour and Advanced Education Minister Labi Kousoulis
accepted the recommendations of the Minimum Wage Review
Committee to increase the rate and update the calculation to set
the rate for the next three years.
Nova Scotians are encouraged to gear up and head to one of the province’s open waterways when the winter fishing season opens on New Year’s Day.
“Sportfishing is a popular outdoor activity that our province offers and generates over $58 million in revenue annually,” said Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell.
Darlene MacDonald of Judique, Cape Breton, has spruced up her home of 30 years with more than a coat of paint. She discovered HomeWarming, a program jointly funded by the province and Nova Scotia Power.