Its that time of year again, Hockey Season is just around the corner and Young Nova Scotians across the province are lacing up their skates and hitting the ice. To suit up kids this season, I will be joining MLA Brendan Maguire and Sportwheels Sports Excellence...

Each year I participate in the Marathon of Sport, an all-day fundraiser. All funds raised at the event are donated to the Special Olympics Canada Foundation. Throughout the day, I will be competing alongside local Special Olympics athletes in a variety of sports such as...

Every year, official greetings from the Premier are sent to Nova Scotians across the province to commemorate significant birthdays and wedding anniversaries.  Milestones meeting certain criteria can warrant notification from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Governor General, the Prime Minister, the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia,...

Winter can be just as fun as summer in Nova Scotia. There are endless outdoor activities available in and around the city. We’re close to great downhill skiing and snowboarding options and we’re home to numerous cross country skiing and snowshoeing trails. For those who...

Don’t hit the roads this winter without a winter emergency kit in your car. Here are a few items that you should include in your kit: A shovel You never know when you’ll get stuck or caught up in some heavier-the-expected snow. A shovel is key to...

Get your flu shot early to protect yourself and your loved ones. "I encourage all Nova Scotians to get the flu shot," said Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine. "Vaccination is a simple, safe and effective way to prevent getting or spreading the flu." Seasonal flu vaccine...

Government outlined a progressive plan for a stronger Nova Scotia today, Oct. 13, during the opening of the Third Session of the 62nd General Assembly of the Nova Scotia Legislature. Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant opened the session with the Speech from the Throne, which highlighted government progress,...

Government is making changes to the Heating Assistance Rebate Program that will make it easier and faster for Nova Scotians to apply for and receive their rebate. The 2016-17 program will begin accepting applications on Monday, Oct. 31 and feature a new online application system and...

There is a free service to help income-qualified homeowners in Hammonds Plains-Lucasville reduce their energy costs. Improving a home’s energy efficiency is the cheapest, easiest way to reduce heating and power bills while making the home more comfortable year-round. But not every family can afford to take...

We are sticking to our plan, as we work together to build a stronger Nova Scotia. This means more jobs, smaller class sizes, and more people living and working here. Our plan invests strategically in our economy, while investing in education to create more and more...