If your household is experiencing an emergency home heating situation, you may be eligible for a one-time payment up to a max of $400.
Category: Government Updates
There are five categories of funding available for businesses that can apply for a cost-shared grant to make accessibility-related improvements.
The Heating Assistance Rebate Program helps low-income Nova Scotians with the cost of home heating.
The Department of Finance and Treasury Board has launched the pre-budget consultation ahead of the 2023-24 provincial budget. Share your thoughts now.
With temperatures dropping and wintery weather around the corner, the Province advises Nova Scotians to get ready now for winter weather.
The Federal government has now agreed to move the timetable up for $10/day child care…
As of December 13th, Nova Scotians can pick up COVID-19 rapid test kits at public libraries across the province. There are 400,000 tests available. They are packaged in kits of five, and there is a limit of one kit per person. The tests can be used at home for people ages three and up.
During the recent House session, I asked the Minister of Health why private school children were not given access to the same COVID-19 rapid tests as their public school counterparts. I’m happy to report that the province will soon be distributing take-home rapid tests for COVID-19 to private schools, among other locations.
As of December 1st, you can now apply for the Seniors Care Grant. This grant provides up to $500 in funding for eligible Nova Scotians aged 65 years and older who need help around their homes. Covered expenses include snow removal, small household repairs, lawn care, grocery delivery and other needs.
The province provides funding to facilities. Community-run rinks and other recreation facilities can access funds to help with capital costs. Here are the upcoming deadlines and information on program eligibility for the Rink Revitalization Program and the Community Recreation Capital Grant.