Emergency support for non-profit recreation facilities

The fund will assist with operational expenses to ensure that facilities can continue to operate or to reopen. Eligible facilities will be assessed on their overhead costs in relation to their revenue loss to determine funding support.

Improved cancer care for Nova Scotians

Over the next three years, the government will invest $11.1 million to reduce out-of-pocket costs for travel, accommodations, ostomy supplies and cancer drugs.

Eligibility expanded for Caregiver Benefit Program

Changes to the Caregiver Benefit Program will support those who are providing care to low-income individuals with a high level of disability, coupled with either mild cognitive impairment or the need for significant support from others to carry out daily activities such as medication management, meal preparation, shopping and banking.

Pride flag raised in Halifax

The flag raising is an opportunity to reflect on the work that has been accomplished over the last five decades since the Stonewall riots in New York City, which were seen as a watershed event that kick-started the fight for equal rights in the gay community.

New information technology innovation centre

Nova Scotia Community College’s (NSCC’s) new Information Technology Innovation Centre will train young people for jobs in the growing digital economy and help position Nova Scotia as a start-up capital in Canada.

Province removes provincial ferry fees

The Nova Scotia government is permanently removing fees from all intra-provincial ferries to help make transportation more affordable and accessible for Nova Scotians.