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- Nova Scotia’s Stephen McNeil finishes dead-last again in Canadian premier poll, hits record-low rating
The survey released Tuesday also shows a support dip for Ontario’s Doug Ford, while Alberta’s Rachel Notley and British Columbia’s John Horgan s
- Nursing home directors respond to long-term care memo from Nova Scotia Health Authority
The memo highlights the "serious issue and concern" that overcrowding in hospital emergency departments and ambulance offloading areas has become.
- Tributes pour in after Ron Russell, long-time MLA for Hants West, dies aged 92
A memorial reception for Russell will be held on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the Cruikshank’s Funeral Home on Windsor Street in Halifax.
- Provincial funding to support Nova Scotia groups, projects helping seniors
Sixteen community groups and projects that help seniors have received up to $25,000 in provincial funding.
- Nova Scotia says hospital emergency departments closing more often
The Health Department said Thursday most closures were in smaller, rural areas, and about half the province's 38 ERs weren't affected at all.
- Nova Scotia updates progress on aging population action plan
The province has released an 18-month progress report on its aging population action plan.
- NSTU says poll shows majority of Nova Scotians critical of province’s handling of public education
The poll commissioned by the union found that 60 per cent of those surveyed believe the government's actions have a negative quality on public educati
- HIV ‘outbreak’ in N.S. continues to rise as awareness week kicks off
The significant increase has triggered an urgency to inform the general public, especially populations who are at higher risk of contracting HIV, abou
- Strengthening exports, recruitment priorities for Nova Scotia government in trips to Asia and France
Nova Scotia’s premier and immigration minister are heading overseas on missions to strengthen seafood exports and recruit international students and
- Nova Scotia accepts some of ombudsman’s recommendations over minister’s use of private email
In response to the report, the province's health department has revealed a new policy regarding the use of personal email for government business.
- Bar Harbor, Maine council votes unanimously for 5-year CAT lease
Nova Scotia taxpayers are likely to shoulder the burden of any potential move of the CAT with preliminary estimates pegging the cost to be at least US
- Protest calls for $15 minimum wage in Nova Scotia, the province with lowest minimum wage in Canada
As of Oct. 1, Nova Scotia has the lowest minimum wage in the country at $11 an hour, trailing Saskatchewan by six cents.
- Debate over policy changes for canine cosmetic surgery continues in Nova Scotia
There are many incoming changes to the Nova Scotia Animal Protection Act, and not everybody is happy about them.
- Nova Scotia purebred dog breeders ‘disappointed’ with animal protection changes
The changes include the banning of cosmetic surgery that alters an animal's appearance, including tail docking and ear cropping, unless medically nece
- Nova Scotia joins other provinces by lengthening parental leave time
Changes introduced to the Labour Standards Code will mean parents can to take up to 77 weeks in combined pregnancy and parental leave.
- Suicide rate rising in Nova Scotia: Statistics Canada
Waitlists for mental-health support services can be nearly a year for a first-time appointment, depending on where you live in the province.
- Official complaint filed against Tim Houston’s PC leadership campaign
An official complaint has been launched by PC leadership candidate John Lohr’s campaign against fellow opponent Tim Houston.
- Nova Scotia privacy website at centre of data breach to be brought back online ‘in the coming weeks’
As of Monday, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Portal (FOIPOP) website has been offline for 137 days.
- Tory Rushton sworn in as 17th member of Nova Scotia’s Opposition
Nova Scotia’s newest MLA was sworn in Wednesday morning at Province House.
- Nova Scotia’s Waterfront Development Corp., gets new name, mandate
The newly rebranded Develop Nova Scotia will develop and manage an plan to expand high-speed internet in rural areas of the province.