Registration for backpack and school supply support is now open.
Applications for the Property Tax Rebate for Seniors, which helps low-income seniors with their municipal residential property taxes opened Friday, July 1.
About two dozen of beaches are staffed daily by licensed lifeguards.
The government is providing funding for 12 innovative projects to support seniors in their homes and communities. The Disability Support Program is working on community-based housing and support options.
Tick-borne illnesses are preventable by taking some simple precautions. They are very small, which makes them hard to spot and their bites don’t hurt, which makes it difficult to know when you’ve been bitten.
Over the coming months the Platinum Jubilee Medal will be awarded to 5,000 Nova Scotians in recognition of significant contributions and service to the province.
As summer gets closer, we need to become more aware of blue-green algae when enjoying the province’s outdoors. Blue-green algae, naturally occur in fresh water like lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams. The bacteria can be harmful to people and fatal for animals, so it is important that Nova Scotians know what to look for and how to protect themselves, their families, and pets.
I have partnered with the Lung Association of Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island to offer the MLA Radon Detector Loan Program through our office. This partnership is providing community access to a short-term digital radon detector for 6-weeks.
The new care model will ensure that families have access to earlier intervention and that they are aware of what services are available, how to access them and who is eligible. Families and service providers will also have access to the education they need to best support the individual needs of each child.
Legislation introduced April 7, recognizes Mi’kmaw as Nova Scotia’s first language and will support efforts to preserve and promote it now and for future generations. The legislation will be proclaimed on a mutually agreeable date with Mi’kmaw leadership, and it will take effect on October 1, Treaty Day.