Minimum Wage Increasing April 1

**** LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION Release Minimum Wage Increasing April 1—————————————————————Nova Scotia’s minimum wage is increasing on April 1.Today, Jan. 26, Labour and Advanced Education Minister Lena Metlege Diab announced that government has accepted the Minimum Wage Review Committee’s recommendation that minimum wage increase by 30 cents, plus the national consumer price index, which is 10 cents […]

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Program to Help Young Adults Get Jobs Expanding

**** COMMUNITY SERVICES Release Program to Help Young Adults Get Jobs Expanding—————————————————————-The opportunity to build community and peer connections, develop life and leadership skills and gain practical work experience positions young adults for career success and independence.That is why the EDGE pilot program – which provides eligible Employment Support and Income Assistance clients aged 18 […]

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Clover Leaf brand Sardines Boneless Fillets – Garlic & Chive in Oil and Sardines Boneless Fillets – Smoked Jalapeño in Oil recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria

**** Recall via Health Canada Clover Leaf brand Sardines Boneless Fillets – Garlic & Chive in Oil and Sardines Boneless Fillets – Smoked Jalapeño in Oil recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria Clover Leaf Seafoods Corp. is recalling Clover Leaf brand Sardines Boneless Fillets – Garlic & Chive in Oil and Sardines Boneless Fillets – Smoked Jalapeño […]

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Various All-in-One disposable cannabis vape pens recalled due to mechanical issue

**** Recall via Health Canada Various All-in-One disposable cannabis vape pens recalled due to mechanical issue 3 types of HEXO All-in-One Disposable Vape Pens prefilled with cannabis Common name: 3 types of HEXO All-in-One Disposable Vape Pens prefilled with cannabis Product description: This recall includes the following HEXO branded Disposable Vape Pens: HEXO Durban All-in-One Disposable Vape […]

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Everyday Gentle Bubble Bath in Sweet Orange Vanilla recalled due to potential microbial contamination

**** Recall via Health Canada Everyday Gentle Bubble Bath in Sweet Orange Vanilla recalled due to potential microbial contamination Common name: Everyday Gentle Bubble Bath in Sweet Orange Vanilla (355 ml) Product description: This recall involves Everyday Gentle Bubble Bath in Sweet Orange Vanilla (355 ml) product. The UPC code is located on the back label and […]

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Draft Forest Management Guide Open for Public Consultation

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Media Release Draft Forest Management Guide Open for Public Consultation————————————————————-The province continues to make progress implementing the triad model of ecological forestry on Nova Scotia’s Crown lands.Public consultations have opened on a draft forest management guide, now titled the Silvicultural Guide for the Ecological Matrix. Once finalized and implemented, this technical guide will […]

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(Update) Found cats taken to vet clinic, awaiting identification

Via Eastern Passage Village Veterinary Hospital Update : The kitties are safe and back home! “Good Morning, Today two cats were brought to our clinic as they were found outside, the first one is an orange, white, and black tabby who is female. The second is a grey and white neutered male. Neither of these […]

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Water testing resumes at Nova Scotia Health facilities, Jan. 25

**** NSHA Media Release Water testing resumes at Nova Scotia Health facilities, Jan. 25 The Environmental Services Laboratory at the QEII Health Sciences Centre will resume accepting water samples for testing from municipal, registered, and private water supply owners, starting Monday, January 25. The water testing service was temporarily suspended in order to create capacity for COVID-19 […]

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Spear phishing is one of the most common and most dangerous attack methods currently used to conduct fraud

**** Anti-Fraud Centre Release Fraud Alert! Spear phishing is one of the most common and most dangerous attack methods currently used to conduct fraud, usually on businesses and organizations. Fraudsters take their time to collect information on their intended targets, so they can send convincing emails seemingly from a trusted source. Warning signs unsolicited emails […]

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Accessible Viewing Deck Coming to Peggy’s Cove

**** DEVELOP NOVA SCOTIA Release Accessible Viewing Deck Coming to Peggy’s Cove ————————————————————-Peggy’s Cove is a beloved, iconic part of Nova Scotia and one of the province’s most popular tourist areas. To help ensure a safe, accessible and engaging experience for visitors, business operators and residents, the Province of Nova Scotia and the Government of […]

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