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Province, feds announce investment into New Minas facility aimed at helping adults with diverse...

NEW MINAS: The province and federal governments have announced support for The Flower Cart Group's construction of a new facility in New Minas. On June 21, N.S. Premier Iain Rankin announced the province is doubling...

Pet of the Week – Aug. 20, 2021

Here is our Pet of the Week for Aug. 20, 2021 as selected by a random computerized draw. The other pets that were submitted will be included in the draw for next week, and the...

Details to come soon on COVID-19 airport testing, says Dr. Strang

HALIFAX STANFIELD AIRPORT: Nova Scotia’s top doc said further details will be forthcoming on what testing at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport, set to start June 14, will look like. During the COVID19 press briefing...

Blois’ policy resolution on Agriculture heading for Liberal Party’s virtual National Convention

KINGS HANTS: A policy resolution put forward by Kings-Hants MP Kody Blois is among the top 30 that will be considered at the virtual Liberal National Convention taking place April 8-10. The resolution, Canada as...

Economic Growth Council releases recommendations to N.S.

HALIFAX: The Economic Growth Council, an advisory group to the Rankin government, outlined 16 recommendations today, July 7, focused on short-term, immediate actions aimed at supporting Nova Scotia's post-pandemic economic recovery.The recommendations will also...

Second wave plan for long-term care short on details: NDP’s Burrill

HALIFAX: NDP Leader Gary Burrill and NDP Health spokesperson Susan Leblanc have written to the Minister of Health and Wellness to get answers on how a potential second wave of COVID-19 will be managed...

Provincial campgrounds open to Atlantic provinces, more campsites

HRM: Campers from all four Atlantic provinces can reserve and enjoy their spots at any of Nova Scotia's 20 provincial campgrounds starting today, July 3.With further easing of public health restrictions, the province will...

Throne speech focuses on “Solutions for a Healthy N.S.”

HALIFAX: Nova Scotia will move forward with solutions that work for Nova Scotians, addressing the problems within the healthcare system and embracing what is possible for the province's economy and future.That was the main...

Province’s growing economy helped ease COVID19 impact on 2019-2020: public accounts report

HALIFAX: The provincial public accounts show the province's growing economy and strong fiscal foundation helped lessen the financial impact of COVID-19 in the 2019-20 year.Government released the public accounts for the 2019-20 fiscal year...

NDP say they’re ready for an election, whenever it’s called

The following is from a release issued by the N.S. NDP FALL RIVER/EAST HANTS: Whenever Iain Rankin calls the next provincial election, Gary Burrill and the NDP are ready to share their plan that...
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