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Heating Assistance Rebate Program

The Heating Assistance Rebate Program helps low-income Nova Scotians with the cost of home heating. Qualifying homes will receive $600 this year.

Small Business Week: Celebrating the Heartbeat of Our Community

I encourage you to take the time to support our local entrepreneurs. Whether it’s through a purchase, a kind word of encouragement, or a social media shout-out, let’s show our appreciation and gratitude for their hard work and dedication.

Promoting Fire Safety: Fire Prevention Week

This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign is focused on “Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention,” and works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe when cooking. 

2023 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards

Nominations for the 2023 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards are now open, nominate an individual Nova Scotian and/or groups who demonstrate excellence in this area.

Seniors Care Grant increase

The Seniors Care Grant helps seniors cover the costs of a range of healthcare and household services, including physiotherapy, medication and grocery delivery, phone services, and home repairs.

Have your say: Shape Nova Scotia’s Protected Areas Strategy

Nova Scotia’s natural wonders are counting on us, together we can ensure that the landscapes we cherish remain vibrant and untouched for years to come. Contribute to Nova Scotia’s future by participating in the Protected Areas Strategy survey.

Hammonds Plains—Lucasville August Report

The resiliency, empathy, and stewardship, which has been shown throughout (and beyond) the affected areas in Hammonds Plains-Lucasville, is nothing short of inspiring.

Nia Summit for African Nova Scotian/Black youth

The Nia Summit provides African Nova Scotian/Black youth the opportunity to take part in an event created by their peers, one that addresses their unique needs, amplifies their voices, and facilitates community-building.

Disaster Financial Assistance

Support for small businesses, non-profits, and residential property owners and tenants who have suffered uninsurable damage or loss from the July storm flooding can apply for financial assistance until October 31st.