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March 6, 2020

Nova Scotians want and deserve to be able to get the health care they need when they need it. That is why government is investing even more into improving access to care across the province.

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February 3, 2020

Replacing imported fossil fuels with a locally sourced renewable resource will create a new market for lower grade forest fibre and reduce the carbon footprint of public buildings. That is why six public buildings have been chosen as the first ones to convert from older,

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January 30, 2020

Staying healthy, active and connected to your community is important as you age. That is why government is asking those involved in a well-established adult day program in the Annapolis Valley to create a model other rural communities can use to start their own programs to support older Nova Scotians.

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January 30, 2020

As Nova Scotia’s economy continues to grow, government is committed to ensuring all workers can get ahead. That is why, on April 1, Nova Scotia’s minimum wage rate will increase by $1 an hour,

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December 27, 2019

Anglers in the province or visiting can enjoy Nova Scotia’s 2020 winter fishing season, beginning Jan. 1.

“We encourage anglers to head to one of Nova Scotia’s open waterways in the new year to enjoy this popular activity that our province offers,” said Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell.

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December 27, 2019

Charlotte is Nova Scotians’ favourite baby name for 2019. The top 10 names for 2019 are Charlotte, Jack, Owen, Noah, Olivia, Benjamin, Liam, Amelia, Oliver and Emma according to Nova Scotia’s Registry of Vital Statistics.

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December 19, 2019

Nova Scotia will invest at least $300 million to improve and upgrade roads, highways and bridges across the province.

The Five Year Highway Plan includes more than 150 major construction and improvement projects for the coming year that will make roads,

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December 9, 2019

Adding air connections between Nova Scotia and international destinations is an important way of growing tourism, as well as other sectors of the economy. Early in the fall of 2020 Nova Scotia will welcome visitors from China on two direct charter flights.

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December 6, 2019

Osprey’s Nest Public House is a brand new pub situated in Petite Riviere just a few strides away from Rissers Beach. Its warm and cozy vibe and rustic charm immediately gives you the impression that its going to be a hub,

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December 2, 2019

We want Nova Scotians to help shape government’s budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year and future budgets. Send us your ideas by Tuesday, 31 December.

Letter from the Minister

Dear Nova Scotians,

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