The program promotes community and national development, while participants learn the life skills that lead to personal growth and achievement. More than 4,000 Nova Scotians, age 14 to 25, participate in the program each year. This is the 45th anniversary of the award in Nova...

Nova Scotia needs more people who can provide a safe, loving, and nurturing environment for children in need of temporary homes. It is important to have foster families that reflect the province’s diversity to ensure children maintain their language and culture. ...

Influenza vaccine is free for all Nova Scotians. The vaccine is now available from most pharmacists, family doctors, family practice nurses and nurse practitioners. Many workplaces also offer flu vaccination clinics for employees. Families with children under the age of five can also arrange their...

Nominations should include people or groups that support projects advancing human rights. Last year Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards were given to the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (organization), The Alexa McDonough Institute (organization), El Jones (individual), Dr. David Leitch (individual), and Raymond G....