"The local voice continues to be critically important, especially as we renew our focus on ensuring all our students feel equally supported and welcomed into our education system," said Zach Churchill, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development. ...

For the first time in 32 years, we are seeing more youth enter the province than leave. And we are committed to helping more young people build their futures in Nova Scotia with providing youth hiring programs, like the one we are here to celebrate...

There have been concerns raised recently about health care in northern Nova Scotia, in particular, Cumberland County. I want to reassure all Nova Scotians that government, along with the Nova Scotia Health Authority, is working hard to improve access to care and recruit family doctors...

These projects will help to keep communities strong and spirited. Your Liberal government knows it is important we maintain sustainable community centres. They are more than just buildings, they are part of people’s lives....

Students involved in these programs are developing business and professional networks and gaining real-world experience that will set them up for careers here in Nova Scotia, contributing to a stronger workforce and the growth of our economy....

“Creating opportunities for our youth and new Nova Scotians is an important part of building our economy,” said Premier McNeil. “Expanding this program gives more recent graduates and new residents another chance to succeed here by making meaningful connections with local mentors.” ...