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Announcing the Community ACCESS-Ability Program Fund for 2017 – 2018

April 12th, 2017 by admin

As part of its commitment to making public spaces and facilities accessible, the Government of Nova Scotia will provide cost shared grants up to $10,000 to municipalities and non-profit organizations. The application form and guidelines are available at: http://novascotia.ca/coms/disabilities/CommunityACCESSAbility.html The application process opens April 1st, 2017 and will close May 31st, 2017. For more information, contact […]

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Support Grants Available for Students, Op-ed from Stephen McNeil

March 8th, 2017 by admin

There is a great deal of work underway to focus on improving our classroom conditions for teachers, students and parents. As we move forward with the Council to Improve Classroom Conditions announced last week, we also want to continue to enhance the school experience for students across Nova Scotia. Proms, graduations, drama, band, sports and […]

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Provincial data on access to family practice guides NSHA planning

March 8th, 2017 by admin

New province-wide information on the number of people who do not have access to a family practice is guiding Nova Scotia Health Authority’s (NSHA) efforts to recruit professionals and expand access to primary care. (Infographic available HERE) As of March 6, the number of Nova Scotians registered with the provincial Need a Family Practice registry […]

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Council to Improve Classroom Conditions

March 7th, 2017 by admin

Fourteen Nova Scotians tasked to improve the teaching and learning environment in Nova Scotia classrooms have been selected to form the Council to Improve Classroom Conditions. The nine classroom teacher positions on the council were chosen by school board superintendents, who worked with board staff in selecting candidates. The superintendents submitted their selections to the […]

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Nova Scotia Power Rebate

February 12th, 2017 by admin

Nova Scotia Power came in about $34.5 million under our estimated budget for fuel costs in 2016. As a result, customers are receiving a refund as a credit on their next statement.  In a UARB hearing, rate payer groups agreed with this approach. Nova Scotians are receiving a credit on their electricity bills. This is […]

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