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News Government General
July 29, 2020  

Nova Scotia moves from surplus to $853M deficit due to pandemic

The province’s net debt has increased to $16.9 billion from $15.7 billion

News General
July 27, 2020  

Nova Scotia price policy for local wines to be phased out over four years

Nova Scotia says domestic sales revenue for local wineries was $21 million in 2019

News Food & Beverage General
June 25, 2020  

Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. needs better plan for local industry: AG

Sales of local alcohol products through the corporation have risen significantly.

News Manufacturing General
June 23, 2020  

NS maker of face shields opts for at home assembly by workers

System allows workers to assemble reusable shields in the safety of their own homes.

News Pulp & Paper General
June 11, 2020  

Northern Pulp appeals cleanup order, pauses environmental assessment

Production stopped after Nova Scotia rejected its request to continue pumping treated effluent into a nearby treatment lagoon.

News Government General
June 4, 2020  

Court ruling orders NS to better protect endangered species

The ruling is the result of a judicial review application by the Federation of Nova Scotia Naturalists

News Government General
February 27, 2020  

N.S. Liberal budget opens up spending taps as province faces slowing economy

The 2020-21 provincial budget tabled Feb. 25 features $11.5 billion in spending with a modest surplus of $55 million

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
January 30, 2020  

Virus-related downturn in NS lobster exports to China a blip

Fisheries minister says the province is talking to people in the industry about temporary contingency plans.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
January 10, 2020  

Nova Scotia mill to move ahead with environmental assessment process

Statement appears to indicate a reversal in the company’s position to wrap up operations.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
January 8, 2020  

NS offering ’emotional support’ line to workers affected by mill closure

Shutdown the result of Northern Pulp no longer being allowed to dump effluent near the Pictou Landing First Nation.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 6, 2020  

Team to help forestry workers with pending closure of Nova Scotia mill

Northern Pulp denied permission for proposed facility and pipeline to pump treated effluent into the Northumberland Strait.

News Government Pulp & Paper General
December 16, 2019  

Ottawa won’t assess N.S. mill’s pipeline proposal, leaving it up to the province

Federal Environment Minister said he’s decided not to designate Northern Pulp’s proposed pipeline and effluent treatment plant for a federal impact assessment.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 25, 2019  

Low carbon NS by 2030: EVs, renewables, heat pumps

Ecology Action Centre plan outpaces existing plans by the province’s Liberal government.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 28, 2019  

Nova Scotia new climate targets don’t go far enough

Would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 53% by 2030 and move the province to net-zero by 2050.

News Construction General
September 19, 2019  

Nova Scotia assumes liability for removal of crane toppled by Hurricane Dorian

Still no word on how long it will take to remove the crane, which has caused some structural damage to parts of a construction site.