Nova Scotia man buys bicycle to get healthier but is

Nova Scotia man buys bicycle to get healthier but is refused pickup because of his weight

A Nova Scotia man is sharing his disappointment over the experience he had buying a bicycle that he wanted to use towards paving the way to a healthier lifestyle. Instead, his situation led him down a road of discouragement. “Honestly, I spent my afternoon hiding and crying because I was really upset about it…

Nova Scotia announces 7M in property tax relief for small

Nova Scotia announces $7M in property tax relief for small business owners

The Nova Scotia government has launched a property tax rebate program for small businesses that have suffered as a result of COVID-19 shutdowns. The province announced $7 million in property tax relief on Tuesday, allowing business to claim a rebate of a portion of the property taxes paid. Businesses can choose between a $1,000…

Nova Scotia continues ‘important COVID 19 mobile testing in Beaver Bank

Nova Scotia continues ‘important’ COVID-19 mobile testing in Beaver Bank this weekend

Nova Scotia Health has a COVID-19 mobile testing unit up and running in the community of Beaver Bank this weekend. The site was set up in response to a newly identified COVID-19 case at Beaver Bank-Monarch Drive Elementary School. Read more: Nova Scotia reports 1 new COVID-19 case connected to elementary school in central…

Nova Scotia invests 360K in housing facility for criminalized women

Nova Scotia invests $360K in housing facility for criminalized women transitioning back to society

Nova Scotia announced Wednesday that a total investment of $360,000 has been made to the Elizabeth Fry Society’s Holly House for the next two years in an effort to enhance access to housing and supports. Holly House is a supportive housing facility in Dartmouth operated by the Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia.…

2 new cases of COVID 19 reported in Nova Scotia as

2 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Nova Scotia as new rules come into effect at midnight

Nova Scotia is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. One of the cases is located in the northern zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. That individual is self-isolating. The second case of the virus is located in the central zone and the source remains under investigation. Read more:…

Province of Nova Scotia awards 29M hospital parkade contract to

Province of Nova Scotia awards $29M hospital parkade contract to Lindsay Construction

Nova Scotia announced Thursday the parking strategy contract for the QEII’s New Generation project was awarded to Dartmouth-based Lindsay Construction. The contract is worth around $29 million, according to N.S. government spokesperson Marla MacInnis. This will be the largest health-care infrastructure project in the province’s history. Read more: Nova Scotia awards $1.38-million contract for…