Couples deserve to be able to stay together when they are in long-term care. That is why government is introducing the Life Partners in Long Term Care Act to protect a couple’s right to be placed together. “We want to do everything we can to help life...

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Nova Scotia will invest at least $300 million to improve and upgrade roads, highways and bridges across the province. The Five Year Highway Plan includes more than 150 major construction and improvement projects for the coming year that will make roads, highways and...

Government is adding 16 new seats to Dalhousie University’s Medical School. The new seats will be for Nova Scotians and mean more doctors will be educated in the province. The focus will be on students from three groups: rural communities, Mi’kmaq and other Indigenous peoples, and...

A new grant program to support communities trying to attract and keep doctors and their families is open for applications. Government has launched the $200,000 Healthy Communities Stream under the Culture Innovation Fund. It is meant to help community leaders successfully connect new doctors to communities. “The...

Because health care is so often in the news, I want to share with you some of the work your provincial government has undertaken to improve services and infrastructure in Nova Scotia. These are some of the recent improvements: * The government worked with Doctors Nova Scotia...