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September 25, 2015

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.

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September 18, 2015

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.

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September 18, 2015

Government is changing the way it handles insurance settlements for people receiving care.

“Recent cases have taught us that clients and their families want the rules to be clear,

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September 16, 2015

Nova Scotians are invited to visit a farm Sunday, Sept. 20, as many across the province open their gates to visitors.

As part of Open Farm Day, 51 Nova Scotia operations will allow the public to see demonstrations,

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September 16, 2015

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,”

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September 15, 2015

Four communities now have access to increased supports for young children with the official opening of four new early years centres.

The expansion means there is now an early years centre in every school board in the province.

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September 11, 2015

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,

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September 11, 2015

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.

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September 10, 2015

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,”

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September 9, 2015

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,”

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