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 — Natalie Doucette, Province's First Mi'kmaw Child Welfare Specialist (March 9)

FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD — Auto Insurance Change (March 8)


  • 2016 Burning Restrictions Beginning (March 14)
  • More Support to Help Clarify Preston Land Titles (March 2)


  • New Staff Appointment (March 10)
  • Catherine Blewett to Join Federal Public Service (March 8)
  • Premier Announces Two Staff Appointments (March 7)         

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION — Government Announces Summer Jobs for Students (March 4)


  • Halifax Convention Centre Update (March 9)
  • Bluenose II Update (March 3)
  • Change to the Graduated Driver's Licence Program Takes Effect April 1 (March 1)
  • Province Purchases Kings County Municipal Building (March 1)

SPEAKER'S OFFICE — Second Session of the Sixty-Second General Assembly to Resume April 14 (March 10)