Provincial announcements

News releases from the provincial government are available at this link, and are searchable by department and date:

The following announcements since the last edition of InForum may be of interest to the legal profession; see link above for all provincial releases:   

JUSTICE: Find all DOJ announcements at

  • 2005 Murder Case Added to Rewards Program (July 22)

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA: Find all news releases at

  • Annual Gaming Report Released (July 23)
  • Alternative Service Delivery Update (July 21)

COMMUNITY SERVICES — Campaign Encourages LGBTI Community Members to Consider Foster Parenting (July 22)

COMMUNITIES CULTURE AND HERITAGE — Bell's Baddeck Residence now a Provincial Heritage Property (July 30)


  • Ministers Appoint New Chair of Offshore Petroleum Board (July 31)
  • Nova Scotia and British Columbia Collaborate on Tidal Energy (July 21)
  • Energy and Mines Ministers Conference Concludes (July 12)

FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD — Public Accounts for 2014-15 Released (July 30)

HEALTH/WELLNESS — Government Seeks Input on Continuing Care Plan (July 30)


  • Clattenburg-Pace, Clattenburg v. Boutilier's Glen Campground Inquiry Set (July 31)
  • Brown v. St. Vincent De Paul Reach Settlement Agreement (July 29)

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION — Officers Investigate Workplace Fatality (July 30)

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS — Helping Municipalities Reduce Flood Risk (July 24)

NATURAL RESOURCES — Changes Coming to Sunday Hunting Rules (July 23)

N.S. PROVINCIAL LOTTERIES/CASINO CORP. — Gaming Revenue Unchanged (July 23)

N.S. SECURITIES COMMISSION — Settlement Agreement Approved for Quadrus (July 30)

ONE N.S. COALITION — Coalition Meets, Will Focus on Connected Economic Efforts (July 21)

PREMIER'S OFFICE — Premier Announces Changes to Executive Council (July 24)

REGULATORY AFFAIRS/SERVICE EFFECTIVENESS — Regulatory Reform Team in Place (July 30)

TRADE CENTRE LTD. — Annual Reports now Available (August 4)

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL — Exhibition Park to Cease Operations This Fall (July 30)