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:   

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SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA: Find all news releases at

  • Restaurant and Accommodations Online Bundle Launched for Businesses (July 7)


  • International Partnership Advances Nova Scotia's Tidal Industry  (July 20)
  • Energy and Mines Ministers to Discuss Innovation in Halifax (July 14)


  • Kennetcook fracturing wastewater request approved (July 16)
  • Minister Issues Decision on Northern Pulp's Appeal (July 9)

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION — Celebrating Pride in Our Communities, Op-ed piece from Eunice Harker, Chair of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission (July 15)

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION — Officers Investigate Workplace Fatality (July 16)


  • Funding Supports Accessible Transportation (July 15)
  • Funding Supports New and Improved Transit Services (July 15)

N.S. BUSINESS INC. — Global Tech Corporation Chooses Nova Scotia for Expansion (July 16)


  • Premier Puts Enforcement of Child Support Orders on National Agenda (July 17)
  • Deal Enhances Training and Mobility for Shipbuilding and Marine Workers (July 17) 
  • Canadian Premiers Unite to Help Apprentices Train More Quickly and Easily (July 16)