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Nova Scotia - Premier's Office Press Releases

80 Press Releases
  • Published on October 1, 2022 - 12:31 GMT

    Financial Support for Small Businesses Impacted by Hurricane Fiona

    CANADA, September 29 - Support is on the way for small businesses struggling in the aftermath of hurricane Fiona. Premier Tim Houston announced the Small Business Hurricane Relief Program today, September 29. The program will provide a one-time grant of $2 …

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  • Published on September 28, 2022 - 15:50 GMT

    Province Calls on Federal Government to Ensure Telecommunications Co-operation, Transparency

    CANADA, September 28 - Premier Tim Houston is calling on telecommunications companies to be more collaborative with the Emergency Management Office (NSEMO) and transparent with Nova Scotians, and for the federal government to hold them accountable to …

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  • Published on September 26, 2022 - 20:59 GMT

    Province Announces Additional Financial Support for Nova Scotians Affected by Hurricane Fiona

    CANADA, September 26 - Nova Scotians who have been severely impacted by hurricane Fiona will receive financial support from the Province. Premier Tim Houston announced a variety of supports at a news conference today, September 26. “Yesterday, I toured …

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  • Published on September 26, 2022 - 20:59 GMT

    Aide financière supplémentaire pour les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse touchés par l'ouragan Fiona

    CANADA, September 26 - Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse qui ont été gravement touchés par l'ouragan Fiona recevront de l'aide financière de la Province. Le premier ministre Tim Houston a annoncé toute une gamme de programmes d'aide financière …

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  • Published on September 21, 2022 - 18:33 GMT

    Leadership Changes in Health Recruitment, Education and Early Childhood Development

    CANADA, September 21 - New leadership is being put in place at the Office of Healthcare Professionals Recruitment and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. Dr. Nicole Boutilier, Vice-President of Medicine, Nova Scotia Health, and …

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  • Published on September 21, 2022 - 18:32 GMT

    Changements au niveau de la direction du recrutement en santé et de l'éducation et du développement de la petite enfance

    CANADA, September 21 - De nouveaux dirigeants sont mis en place à l'Office du recrutement des professionnels de la santé et au ministère de l'Éducation et du Développement de la petite enfance. La Dre Nicole Boutilier, vice-présidente des services …

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  • Published on September 20, 2022 - 21:27 GMT

    Province Sets Offshore Wind Target

    CANADA, September 20 - The Province has set a target to offer leases for five gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030 to support its budding green hydrogen industry. “Setting this target sends a clear signal to the world that Nova Scotia is open for …

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  • Published on September 9, 2022 - 03:25 GMT

    Antigonish Resident Receives National Literacy Award

    CANADA, September 8 - As part of International Literacy Day today, September 8, the Council of the Federation is recognizing Andrew Chacko of Antigonish as the Nova Scotia recipient of its literacy award for his leadership, resilience and dedication to …

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  • Published on September 9, 2022 - 03:25 GMT

    Premier’s Statement on the Death of Queen Elizabeth II

    CANADA, September 8 - Fellow Nova Scotians, Earlier today, I learned of the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth the Second. For more than 70 years, she reigned with dedication and dignity, visiting Canada more times than any place outside of the United …

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  • Published on August 24, 2022 - 04:49 GMT

    Premier Houston Joins Atlantic Premiers in Newfoundland and Labrador

    CANADA, August 23 - Atlantic Canada’s premiers met today, August 23, in Stephenville, N.L., to work together in pursuit of emissions reductions, clean power generation and transmission and energy development. Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey …

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  • Published on August 19, 2022 - 13:08 GMT

    Made-in-Nova Scotia Plan Better than Carbon Tax

    CANADA, August 19 - Premier Tim Houston is calling on the federal government to park plans to impose carbon pricing that could see gas prices rise by up to 14 cents per litre. The Province has submitted a made-in-Nova Scotia solution for reducing …

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  • Published on August 17, 2022 - 20:04 GMT

    Statement on First Year in Government

    CANADA, August 17 - Today marks one year since voters in Nova Scotia elected a new government. Let me begin by saying it is the honour of a lifetime to serve as Premier of Nova Scotia. Although it has only been one year, the government hit the ground …

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  • Published on August 10, 2022 - 12:26 GMT

    Statement on Invest Nova Scotia Executive Chair

    CANADA, August 10 - Today, Tom Hickey notified me of his resignation as Executive Chair of Invest Nova Scotia. I have reluctantly accepted his resignation. Public service, in all of its forms, requires great sacrifice from those who take on the challenge, …

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  • Published on August 2, 2022 - 14:38 GMT

    Funding for Cultural Hub in Pictou

    CANADA, August 2 - The Province is investing $2 million to make the deCoste Centre for Arts and Creativity and the Pictou Library a cultural hub. “The new cultural hub will transform the downtown core of Pictou,” said Premier Tim Houston. “Both the …

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  • Published on July 27, 2022 - 22:42 GMT

    Art Gallery Project on Hold

    CANADA, July 27 - Premier Tim Houston announced today, July 27, that the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia build is on hold. The project was originally expected to cost about $137 million but a recent independent estimate projected a cost increase of at least …

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  • Published on July 26, 2022 - 15:03 GMT

    Streamlined Crown Corporations to Drive Province’s Economic Agenda

    CANADA, July 26 - Two Crown corporations are being created to oversee strategic infrastructure, support businesses from start-up to commercialization and drive the province’s economic growth. Following a review of 20 agencies, the Province’s five economic …

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  • Published on July 19, 2022 - 22:32 GMT

    Premier Asks Speaker to Reconvene Legislature

    CANADA, July 19 - Premier Tim Houston has written to the Speaker of the House of Assembly asking him to reconvene the legislature to deal with the recommendations of the MLA remuneration review panel released today, July 19. The Premier said he respects …

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  • Published on July 18, 2022 - 00:55 GMT

    Mi’kmaw Language Legislation Proclaimed

    CANADA, July 17 - Legislation to recognize Mi’kmaw as Nova Scotia’s first language was proclaimed today, July 17, by the Province and affirmed by the Mi’kmaq during a ceremony in Potlotek First Nation in Richmond County. Mi’kmaw Chiefs signed a resolution …

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  • Published on July 12, 2022 - 23:08 GMT

    Premier Houston at Council of the Federation Meeting

    CANADA, July 12 - The Council of the Federation is continuing its two-day summer meeting today, July 12, in Victoria, B.C., to discuss healthcare funding, economic renewal and affordability. Canada’s Premiers issued a communique calling on the federal …

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  • Published on July 12, 2022 - 23:08 GMT

    Council of the Federation Meeting Concludes

    CANADA, July 12 - The Council of the Federation’s two-day summer meeting ended today, July 12, in Victoria, B.C. Canada’s Premiers discussed healthcare funding, economic renewal, labour supply, trade between the provinces, climate change and affordability. …

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