Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia

REMI Network

Nova Scotia community buildings get funding for energy efficiency

A crop of community buildings in Nova Scotia are getting energy efficient upgrades through multilevel government commitments, including $3.3 million from the province. 
long-term care

REMI Network

Nova Scotia invests $96.5-mil in long-term care facilities

As part of a multi-year plan, the province will add 264 new beds in the central health zone and replace 1,298 beds at 14 nursing homes and three residential care facilities.
Nova Scotia

REMI Network

Nova Scotia invests in tourism recovery

Operators of tourist-friendly spaces across Nova Scotia will be on the receiving end of a $18.2-million restart package as part of the province's phased reopening strategy.
Nova Scotia

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Nova Scotia ponders affordable housing

Newly released report and recommendations from the Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission call for financial incentives and regulatory supports to help upgrade existing rental stock and deliver new supply.
Nova Scotia

REMI Network

Nova Scotia gets funding for healthcare and LTC facilities 

New funding will help renovate and rehabilitate 40 healthcare and long-term care facilities across Nova Scotia to improve patient and staff safety.
rental units

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Nova Scotia adds new protocols for showing rental units

The Province of Nova Scotia has announced new protocols for showing residential rental units during the third wave of COVID-19.
Nova Scotia offers property tax rebate to select small commercial ratepayers

Canadian Property Management

Nova Scotia offers targeted property tax rebate

A newly announced $7-million provincial fund is expected to partially compensate up to 3,300 small restaurateurs, barkeepers and personal service business operators for paid 2020-21 property taxes.
zero carbon

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Blazing a trail for zero carbon in Nova Scotia

The zero carbon project marks an evolution in warehouses and, more broadly, the potential for a lower-emitting industrial sector.
COVID-19 prompts Nova Scotia to accelerate schedule for expanding internet coverage

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Nova Scotia scurries to expand internet coverage

COVID-19 has prompted accelerated delivery of high-speed internet to some overlooked or underserviced areas of Nova Scotia.
long-term care

REMI Network

Nova Scotia introduces new COVID-19 measures at long-term care homes

The provincial government has introduced new measures to protect long-term-care facility residents and staff from the spread of COVID-19.
Halifax Standfield

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Halifax Stanfield prioritizes accessibility

Halifax Stanfield International Airport has attained a Certified Gold rating through Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification, making it Nova Scotia's first Certified Gold facility.
Ontario to offset electricity costs with fixed rate for global adjustment in April, May and June

Canadian Property Management

Nova Scotia to dim focus on lighting incentives

With the largest share of relatively inexpensive lighting upgrades completed, finding additional energy savings gets more complicated and costly. However, significant paybacks are projected from the increase in upfront program costs.
Nova Scotia

Canadian Facility Management & Design

NS rules out automatic unionization on weekends

A new regulation under the provincial Trade Union Act responds to an unique aspect of the construction sector's dealings with the Nova Scotia Labour Board.
housing report

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Quebec, Nova Scotia add more rent supplements

Quebec promises to catch up on the delivery of previously announced affordable housing units, while Nova Scotia invests in major repairs in existing social housing buildings.
Zatzman Sportsplex

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Renewed sports complex opens in Dartmouth, N.S.

The Zatzman Sportsplex has reopened following a $28 million renovation and expansion designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects and Abbott Brown Architects.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

New CBTU program aims to increase women apprentices

Canada’s Building Trades Unions have announced the launch of provincial Offices to Advance Women Apprentices in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Province House

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Nova Scotia Province House marks bicentennial

The sandstone Palladian-Georgian structure is Canada's oldest legislative building, originally housing Nova Scotia's colonial government prior to Confederation.