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

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA: Find all news releases at 

COMMUNITY SERVICES--Strengthening Supports for Nova Scotia's Children and Families (Feb. 16)
COMMUNITIES, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Province Honours Joseph Howe for 2016, Raises Heritage Day Flag (Feb. 10)
EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Improvements in Classroom Highlights Year One of Action Plan on Education (Feb. 4) 
Chester Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Area Reduced (Feb. 10)
Decision Made on Outstanding Items Within Northern Pulp's Appeal (Feb. 8)
INNOVACORP--I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition Provincial Winner Announced: Sustane Technologies Inc. (Feb. 3)
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Agreement Supports New Governance Model in Pictou County (Feb. 5)
N.S. BUSINESS INC.--Payroll Rebate Approved for Oxford Frozen Foods Limited (Feb. 2)
Premier Offers Condolences to Family of Retired Chief Justice Constance Glube (Feb. 15)
Open Data Portal Launched (Feb. 5)
WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT CORP.--New Outdoor Venue to Open this Spring on the Halifax Waterfront (Feb. 16)