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

  • Court-monitored Drug Treatment Program to Continue in Kings County (Sept. 25)
  • Better Support for Families Owed Child and Spousal Payments (Sept. 18)

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA: Find all news releases at

  • Alternative Service Delivery Request for Supplier Qualifications Issued (Sept. 22)
BUSINESS--Invest Nova Scotia to Focus on Innovation, Benefits for Nova Scotians (Sept. 28) 
  • Sexual Violence Strategy update: Funding for Community Support Networks Announced (Sept. 28) 
  • Insurance Settlements Policy to Change (Sept. 18) 
EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Four New Early Years Centres Officially Open (Sept. 15) 
  • Quarry Approval Issued (Sept. 22) 
  • Solid Waste Regulations, an Op-ed piece from Environment Minister Andrew Younger (Sept. 16) 
FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD--Government Releases Update, Recommits to Strong Fiscal Management (Sept. 21) 
HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Discrimination Found in Clattenburg and Clattenburg-Pace v. Boutilier's Glen Campground (Sept. 24) 
IMMIGRATION--Nova Scotia Rewarded With More Immigration Nominations After Early Success (Sept. 16) 
INTERNAL SERVICES--Nova Scotia Marks Right To Know Week (Sept. 28) 
  • Permanent Cease Trade Order for Mutual Fund Salesperson (Sept. 23) 
  • Oct. 15 Public Information Session on Crowdfunding in Truro (Sept. 22)
PREMIER'S OFFICE--Natural Resources Minister Lloyd Hines to Take Immediate Medical Leave (Sept. 24) 
TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Tender Awarded for Tolling Feasibility Study (Sept. 21)