Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia’s commits $1.6B for capital projects

The Nova Scotia government plans to spend over $1.6 billion on capital projects in the coming fiscal year, including hospitals, schools, and roads and highways.
Nova Scotia pledges modest housing spending

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Nova Scotia pledges modest housing spending

Nova Scotia announces it will build new public housing units with a 2024-25 funding commitment that equates to less than 1 per cent of the provincial capital plan.
Passive House

Canadian Facility Management & Design

A first Passive House retrofit in Halifax

Once complete, it will serve as an inspiration for others pursuing deep retrofits of existing buildings, an endeavour that offers the most hope for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Halifax.
Nova Scotia pledges modest housing spending

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Nova Scotia funding 31 clean energy projects

Nova Scotia is funding 31 clean energy projects with the goal of cutting GHG emissions across the province.
Nova Scotia

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Nova Scotia releases “Our Homes, Action for Housing” plan

The Nova Scotia government has just released its five-year “Our Homes, Action for Housing” plan, representing a projected $1-billion investment.
NS asserting more control in housing arena

Canadian Apartment Magazine

NS asserting more control in housing arena

Newly introduced Bill 329 includes dozens of amendments to the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter to impose new requirements and give the Province more authority over planning and development.
Nova Scotia to launch net-zero resource hub

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Nova Scotia to launch net-zero resource hub

The new Building to Zero Exchange (BTZx) has an agenda to help nurture retrofit expertise and connect property and facilities managers to a range of services for pursuing decarbonization.
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REMI Network

Atlantic Canada’s first purpose-built net-zero cultural facility

The theatre was established in 1976 and has produced more than 75 new Canadian works.
Lax fire safety oversight charted in NS audit

Canadian Property Management

Lax fire safety oversight flagged in NS audit

Nova Scotia's Auditor General raises a long list of concerns about the Office of the Fire Marshal 12 years after a previous Auditor General presented similar findings.
purpose-built housing

Canadian Apartment Magazine

10 affordable housing projects announced for Nova Scotia

The federal government and the Province of Nova Scotia have committed to investing $16.6 million toward the creation of 10 new affordable housing projects.
Cape Breton

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Medical school campus planned for Cape Breton University

Nova Scotia is investing $58.9 million for a second medical school campus that will train more doctors and focus on rural healthcare needs.
Reassessment ups Nova Scotia multifamily property values

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Reassessment ups NS multifamily property values

Many multifamily landlords in Halifax have seen a jump in their property values with Nova Scotia’s most recent reassessment based on January 2022 market values.
David Benoit to head Build Nova Scotia

Canadian Property Management

David Benoit to head Build Nova Scotia

The new provincial crown corporation has been established to oversee strategic infrastructure projects, including development and redevelopment of health care facilities and strengthening climate resilience.
OREA

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Nova Scotia adds more funds to address housing supply

Nova Scotia is investing an additional $19.5 million toward the preservation, modernization, and addition of new housing supply.
NS to offset revenue loss from Fiona shutdowns

Canadian Facility Management & Design

NS to offset revenue loss from Fiona shutdowns

Small business operators in Nova Scotia can qualify for a one-time grant of $2,500 if they were closed for at least five customary business days between Sept. 23 and Oct. 7.
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New cultural hub coming to Pictou, N.S.

The deCoste Centre for Arts and Creativity and the Pictou Library in Nova Scotia will be combined for better access to cultural and community programming.
New centre promotes Black-led community housing

Canadian Apartment Magazine

New centre promotes Black-led community housing

The Black Communities Housing Technical Resources Centre has a mandate to support housing proponents through a continuum of project planning, development and management processes.