Campers are now able to book provincial campsites for the 2018 season. Each year, Nova Scotia’s provincial campgrounds continue to gain popularity. The 2017 season saw 78,025 camper nights, an increase of 13 per cent over 2016. “It’s clear that both Nova Scotians and visitors love our provincial parks...

Government is seeking input from persons with disabilities and those who work with them as it develops the province’s plan for achieving accessibility by 2030. An online survey, launched today, March 22, will gather input on the barriers faced by Nova Scotians with disabilities. “We know that...

Anglers across Nova Scotia are encouraged to head outdoors and enjoy the 2018 sportfishing season opening April 1. “Please introduce your family, friends and visitors to the excitement of sportfishing,” said Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell. “This will encourage sustainable growth for one of the...

Nova Scotia's tourism industry had its best year in history last year and its fourth consecutive year of growth. In all, a record 2.4 million visitors came to the province in 2017 and tourism revenue is estimated at $2.7 billion. “I want to congratulate the industry on...

Communities in Cape Breton will benefit from investments in health care, education, early years, communities and the economy as part of Budget 2018-19. Budget 2018-19 estimates a surplus of $29.4 million with revenue of $10.81 billion and expenses of $10.78 billion. “With Budget 2018-19, we will recruit...

Government tabled today, March 20, its third consecutive balanced budget making investments in health care, education, early years, communities and the economy. “With Budget 2018-19, we will recruit more doctors and improve access to health care, invest in classrooms and pre-primary, and support more Nova Scotians...

Government is investing $39.6 million to pay family doctors more and create incentives to get more Nova Scotians off the province’s Need a Family Practice list. Premier Stephen McNeil made the announcement today, March 19. He was joined by Dr. Tim Holland, president-elect of Doctors Nova...

Government is investing $50,000 in Acadian and Francophone community radio stations. Acadian Affairs and Francophonie Minister Lena Metlege Diab announced the funding today, March 14, on behalf of Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Leo Glavine. The contribution will be divided equally among the four radio stations in...

About 600 more Nova Scotians will receive support for providing care to adults living at home through the expansion of the Caregiver Benefit Program. “Caregivers provide tremendous support to their loved ones,” said Seniors Minister Leo Glavine on behalf of Health and Wellness Minister Randy Delorey....