Yarmouth and Sydney groups submit proposals
The government's plans to fund Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) programs in Eastern and Southern Nova Scotia is moving ahead, according to a spokesman for the Nova Scotia Health Authority.
The Nova Scotia government announced Tuesday the creation of a $300,000 fund to address Provincial needs in fighting chronic disease, which is more prevalent in Nova Scotia than in any other province in Canada and has accounted for 75% of all deaths in the Province. Cardiovascular disease and cancer alone account for 66% of all deaths in the Province.
The frequent refusals over the past two months of Bay Ferries and the Nova Scotia government to agree to release passenger figures for the CAT Ferry have been couched in claims of confidential business information. That the counts for paid passengers leaving from and arriving at Portland in the ferry will be readily available to the media and public through the City of Portland has PC Party leader Jamie Baillie fuming.
While schools will soon close for students and teachers, it's just starting for Nova Scotians considering seeking office in October's school board elections, according to a government news release Tuesday.
Government and the Nova Scotia School Boards Association are holding School Board Candidate Information Sessions beginning today, June 14, at the Halifax Regional School Board office.
The P3 schools program in Nova Scotia was a failure that cost Nova Scotians tens of millions more than the traditional procurement system, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS).