Nova Scotia announces Doctor friendly Immigration Stream

In an attempt to fill in the void for general physicians, family physicians and specialty physicians, in the province, Nova Scotia has created a new immigration stream that promises to ease the... Read more »

Only 9 stores will sell cannabis in Nova Scotia

Only nine Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) branches will sell recreational cannabis when it becomes legal in 2018. The establishments where cannabis will be on sale are: Amherst – 126 South Albion... Read more »

Nova Scotia human-rights case seeks will looking at support housing for people with disabilites

lawyer representing two people with disabilities in Nova Scotia says that they have been unnecessarily isolated from society and forced to live in institutions because of the lack of supervised residences in... Read more »

Province Launches Telephone Line to Facilitate Access to Abortion

Women in Nova Scotia can now make an appointment to terminate a pregnancy by calling a phone line, without having to wait to see a doctor. The toll-free line is in service... Read more »

Access to care more difficult in the Atlantic for seniors

An international survey of health care received by seniors reveals a problem of more acute access to the Atlantic than elsewhere in Canada, but generally positive management of patients outside hospitals. The... Read more »

Karina Gould to become the first minister to take maternity leave

Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould is preparing to become the first federal minister in history to take maternity leave. Ms. Gould is expecting her first child in March and will remain... Read more »

Franglais does not weaken French, according to a study from the University of Ottawa

The use of Franglais can cringe some purists of the French language, but a study shows that it has no negative effect on the language. Shana Poplack, the professor who runs a... Read more »