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The government is promoting Nova Scotia Christmas trees while making the holiday greener and brighter for charities. The Lunenburg County Christmas Tree Producers' Association presented trees to Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant, Premier Stephen McNeil, Natural Resources Minister Zach Churchill and Agriculture Minister Keith Colwell. At an...

Pet owners in Nova Scotia must follow stronger standards in the care and sale of their cats and dogs. New standards have been released by Agriculture Minister Keith Colwell. The standards and amendments to the Animal Protection Act came into effect Dec. 2. "The protection...

Hundreds of students across Nova Scotia will be participating in the largest international learning event in history, the Hour of Code.  It is part of Computer Science Education Week, which runs from Dec. 8 to Friday, Dec. 12. The Hour of Code can be done...

Today thousands of students committed to positive change cane to Halifax from across Atlantic Canada for Free the Children's We Day Atlantic Canada. We Day celebrates the power of young people to create positive change both in their communities and around the world. "We Day...

Government and Dalhousie and NSCAD universities are creating a place where students, innovators and industry will work together to develop student-led startups. The Innovative Design and Entrepreneurship Academy (IDEA) Sandbox will bring engineering, business and design experts together to support students and help them...

This year's Christmas tree for Boston is cut, wrapped, and ready for send-off after a well-attended ceremony in Purlbrook, Antigonish Co., today, Nov. 17. "This tree will be part of the proud, annual tradition of thanking the city of Boston for helping Nova Scotia in...

Liberal MLA for Hants East, Margaret Miller welcomes recent amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act which will reduce impaired driving crashes, deaths and injuries on Nova Scotia Highways. Bill #51 an act to amend the Motor Vehicle Act, passed unanimously in the Legislature yesterday (November 18,...

Nova Scotians living with mental illness and addictions will get help from community organizations receiving provincial grants. Two new organizations will receive funding this year from the grant program, along with 18 groups receiving second-year funding for the next phase of their initiatives. The grants...

More Nova Scotians will move from wait lists into safe, affordable housing with a $52-million investment in rental supplements, co-ops, seniors housing and upgrades to public housing, Premier Stephen McNeil announced today, Oct. 28. "These investments will help more Nova Scotians find a good home...

Today, our thoughts and prayers are with those who have endured a horrifying trial in our nation’s capital. I want to express my profound sadness and deepest sympathies with the families of the soldiers who have been killed and injured in the last several days. By striking...