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NDP: mental health investment vital for better health care

HALIFAX: The provincial NDP are calling on the newly elected Progressive Conservative government under Premier Tim Houston to keep their election promise and make serious investments in mental health care to ensure all those...

HRM collaborating with province to address homelessness and housing

HALIFAX: Following the Oct. 20 announcement by the province, HRM confirms its ongoing commitment to collaborate with the Province of Nova Scotia in addressing housing and homelessness in our region. The municipality is pleased with...

Province announces supports and homes for people experiencing homelessness

A press release from the province: HALIFAX: Everyone deserves a home to call their own. Having a place to live brings with it stability, security and a sense of belonging. The Province is taking action...

N.S. takes action to increase housing, protect tenants

HALIFAX: Affordable, safe housing is crucial for a healthy society, quality of life, attracting new residents, social equity and growing the economy. Nova Scotia needs to build more housing and the Province is taking...

Dr. Strang to receive Honorary Diploma from NSCC

FALL RIVER: The Good Doctor will be recognized by the Nova Scotia Community College with an Honorary Diploma this weekend when they honour the Class of 2021. Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer...

From the Cruiser – Oct. 12-19

Brought to you by: ENFIELD: East Hants RCMP responded to 106 calls for service between Oct. 12 and Oct. 19. In the weekly From the Cruiser column, East Hants RCMP S/Sgt. Bushell indicated the following were...

NSH confirms COVID-19 outbreak at Valley Regional hospital

KENTVILLE: Nova Scotia Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville. In a release on Oct. 19, NSH said three patients in a non-COVID unit at the Valley Regional Hospital have...

Premier Houston names office staff

HALIFAX: The office staff for Premier Tim Houston was announced Oct. 19. The following will make up the staff: -- Nicole LaFosse Parker, Chief of Staff and General Counsel-- Lisa Manninger, Deputy Chief of Staff and...

Nurse practitioners begin being hired by province

EASTERN PASSAGE: N.S. is investing $2.5 million to increase the number of nurse practitioners working in long-term care. This new funding will be used to hire at least 13 new nurse practitioners who will provide...

East Hants RCMP promoting safe driving in school zones

EAST HANTS: Officers with East Hants RCMP will be stepping up their patrols in school zones throughout the Municipality of East Hants this week. October 18-22 is School Bus Safety Week. S/Sgt. Cory Bushell said members...
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