Alternative sentencing options and treatment programs will continue to be available in Kings County for people whose addictions have led to criminal behaviour.
Atlantic Canada’s first court-monitored drug treatment program pilot was launched in April 2014 at the Kentville Law Courts.
Government is making changes to the program that helps families collect court-ordered child and spousal support payments. Justice Minister Diana Whalen has announced actions that will lead to stronger enforcement and better services to families.
Government has successfully negotiated an increase of 300 immigration nominations for its two new express entry streams, nearly doubling the province’s total nomination allocation for 2015.
“We pushed the federal government hard for this increase and they responded after they saw our proactive approach,”
A new trail system in Bridgewater will connect a neighbourhood to a park, a sports field and businesses.
Business Minister Mark Furey, on behalf of Energy Minister Michel Samson,
Municipal Affairs Minister Zach Churchill announced today, Sept. 11, Doug Keefe, a former provincial deputy minister and Alphonse MacNeil, a former RCMP commanding officer, have been appointed co-leads for the review on fuel supply management.
Government has updated regulations for Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) to reduce red tape and increase accountability to taxpayers.
“We have been clear that we need to do economic development differently,”
Conifer Financial Services, an international asset services firm, announced today, Sept. 9, that it is expanding its Nova Scotia operations.
“We’re expanding our global footprint – and that expansion includes Nova Scotia which will be our fastest growing global center for middle-office and fund accounting services,”