Angela Simmonds

Blue-green algae awareness

Blue-green algae awareness Blue-green algae awareness

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.

Province unveils new pre-school autism services

Province unveils new pre-school autism services Pre-school Autism Services

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 enshrines Mi’kmaw as Nova Scotia’s first language

Legislation enshrines Mi’kmaw as Nova Scotia’s first language Mikmaki

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.