The province will improve its support of women, children and other victims of sexual assault in the criminal justice system, including hiring two special prosecutors in the Public Prosecution Service to handle sexual assault cases and opening a new Domestic Violence Court in Halifax Regional...

Sixteen teams of young innovators spent the weekend building apps, websites and models and pitching their ideas to judges as part of the province's first open data contest at Dalhousie University. First place was awarded to Sunil Udhayakumar, Keerthana Mohan, Siddharth Thangharaj and Rasheed Andrews...

Seafood exporters in the province have a new brand, Nova Scotia Seafood, to promote products in international markets. Establishing an effective seafood brand will help give Nova Scotia a competitive advantage in those key global markets and will also help communicate Nova Scotia's key attributes...

The province and Dalhousie University are inviting youth to innovate using data at an open data contest. The contest will challenge participants to use data from Nova Scotia's open data portal to come up with a unique product, like a website, app or model, that...

The Nova Scotia Museum is holding a competition to determine which notable Nova Scotian from each decade for the last 150 years will be showcased in a museum exhibit opening in late June. People in the province are being asked to vote for remarkable Nova...

Changes to the Children and Family Services Act, that will help protect Nova Scotians from 16-18 years of age, improve child safety, streamline court processes and ensure children have a safe and lifelong family relationship, take effect on March 1....

2.2 million visitors came to the province last year, an increase of eight per cent, about 170,000 more visitors, over 2015....

Imagine stroke patients being able to do rehab at home with the help of an app. This project at Acadia University is just one of 95 projects supported last year and this year through almost three-million in grants from the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation....