Nova Scotia

performing arts

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Canada invests $4.5 mil in Link Performing Arts Society

The government of Canada is investing $4.5 million in a project by the Link Performing Arts Society, granted through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund.
Nova Scotia Digby

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New community and cultural centre set for Digby

The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia are providing $5.5 million towards building a new community and cultural centre in the municipality of Digby.
Yarmouth International Ferry Terminal

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Canada invests in Yarmouth ferry terminal upgrades

The Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia are each investing up to $3 million in the phase one redevelopment of the Yarmouth International Ferry Terminal.
Chapel Point Battery

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Chapel Point Battery Command Post to be restored

The Government of Canada is providing $390,000 towards the restoration of the Command Post of the historic Chapel Point Battery.
trades training construction

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Injuries to young workers declining in Nova Scotia

As more young people enter the workforce, workers and employers in Nova Scotia are being encouraged to make workplace safety a priority.
creative hub Place des Arts du Grand Sudbury

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Cape Breton creative hub receives $5-mil federal investment

The federal government is investing $5 million to help create the Cape Breton Centre for Arts, Culture and Innovation, a new creative hub located in Sydney, N.S.
smart buildings

Canadian Property Management

Alberta hits the trifecta for GHG emissions

Differing populations, economic drivers and sources of electricity generation are easily discernible in the provincial/territorial breakdown of GHG emissions statistics.
Occupational Health and Safety Act

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Nova Scotia changes Occupational Health and Safety Act

The Nova Scotia government is making changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act that will help keep employees safe at work.
Oland Centre, St. Francis Xavier University

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Nova Scotia invests in university sporting venue

Nova Scotia is investing in the Special Olympics Canada 2018 Summer Games by contributing $1 million in a venue at St. Francis Xavier University.
accessibility legislation

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NS accessibility legislation gets more scrutiny

The proposed legislation sets out a guiding framework for how accessibility standards will be developed, applied and enforced, but critics decry its lack of specifics.
2016 This Place Matters

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National Trust names winners of 2016 This Place Matters

Kentville, Nova Scotia and St. Catharines, Ontario have won the National Heritage Trust of Canada’s 2016 This Place Matters Competition.
Dennis Building

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Nova Scotia issues RFI for Dennis Building site

Nova Scotia is looking for innovative and creative ideas to develop the Dennis Building site in downtown Halifax, while preserving its historic façade.
Nova Scotia Digby

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Nova Scotia on track to beat 2020 GHG target

Greenhouse gas emissions in Nova Scotia are down 17 per cent and on track to beat a 2020 reduction goal of 10 per cent below 1990 levels.
Nova Scotia propels accessibility legislation

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Nova Scotia propels accessibility legislation

A 22-person panel from community and government organizations have released a report to guide the Nova Scotian government on accessibility legislation.
ENGIE Services

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Canada funds Nova Scotia clean tech projects

Two clean technology projects in Nova Scotia will receive more than $8 million from Canada’s Economic Action Plan investment in SDTC's SD Tech Fund.

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$42.3-mil correctional facility opens in N.S.

A new $42.3-million correctional facility has officially opened in Priestville, N.S. Known as the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility, the jail replaces the aging Antigonish and Cumberland penitentiaries, built in 1948 and 1890, respectively. The new building is the second largest correctional facility in the province.
Air Conditioning Repair

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Nova Scotia housing co-ops to get vital repairs

Over the next three years, the Government of Nova Scotia will invest $8-million in the Social Housing Assistance Repair Program (SHARP) to help housing co-operatives make necessary structural, electrical, plumbing, heating or accessibility repairs to their units.