Provincial announcements

News releases from the provincial government are available at this link, and are searchable by department and date: novascotia.ca/news

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 www.gov.ns.ca/just/communications

  • Police Partner with MADD for Operation Christmas (Dec. 7)

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA: Find all news releases at www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr

  • Government Eliminating Video Retail License (Dec. 14)

AGRICULTURE – Food Banks Benefiting from Farmer Donations (Dec. 13)

COMMUNICATIONS N.S./NOVA SCOTIA LIQUOR CORP. – Holiday Closures (Dec. 14)

COMMUNITIES, CULTURE AND HERITAGE – Project Grants to Support Publishers and Nova Scotian literature (Dec. 14)

COMMUNITY SERVICES – Province Launches Second Video in Sexual Violence Awareness Campaign (Dec. 16)

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT – Government Requests Teachers Union Return to Conciliation Table (Dec. 14)

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE – Province to Repair or Buy 18 Flood Damaged Homes (Dec. 8)

ENERGY – Community Solar Program Coming Soon, Regulations Now Available (Dec. 13)

FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD

  • Budget Update Reports Surplus, Investments (Dec. 15)
  • Statement by Minister Delorey (Dec. 14)

HEALTH/WELLNESS

  • Two EHS LifeFlight Helicopters to be Added (Dec. 8)
  • Community Groups Receive Grants from Gambling Awareness Nova Scotia (Dec. 7)
  • One Person One Record Project Moves to Next Phase (Dec. 6)

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – 2016 Human Rights Awards Presented (Dec. 10)

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION

  • Statement from Minister (Dec. 14)
  • New Labour Board Chair Appointed (Dec. 8)

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS – Be Fire Safe This Holiday Season (Dec. 19)

PREMIER'S OFFICE

  • Viola Desmond, First Canadian Woman to Appear on a Banknote (Dec. 8)
  • Premier Attends First Ministers' Meeting (Dec. 8)
  • Justice Minister Takes Leave From Cabinet (Dec. 6)

STATUS OF WOMEN – Nova Scotians Remember Women Who Lost Their Lives to Gender Violence (Dec. 6)

WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION – Seasonal Business Opportunities Available (Dec. 9)

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