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Labour Minister Jill Balser explains why the province endorses the minimum wage increase.

Minimum wage employees can expect $15 an hour in 2024

The province has also endorsed an increase to $13.35 in April, $13.60 in October

Feb 10, 2022

Funmi Odeniyi, the founder and owner of Michnat Fashion, is seen here in her studio in Dartmouth.

Dartmouth-based designer brings diversity to fashion industry

Funmi Odeniyi founded Michnat Fashion, a Dartmouth-based Afrocentric clothing brand

Feb 10, 2022

Halifax's iconic Town Clock, photographed in late January. The latest census figures have Halifax as the fastest growing downtown area in the country.

Halifax’s downtown population growing at fastest pace in Canada

2021 census also shows overall HRM population grows close to 10 per cent in five years

Feb 9, 2022

Premier Tim Houston speaks at the province’s COVID-19 briefing on Jan. 19.

Nova Scotia to phase in easing of COVID-19 restrictions

Province will enter first phase on Feb. 14

Feb 9, 2022

Nova Scotia has lowered its age limit for booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for those at higher risk.

Nova Scotia recommends boosters for adolescents at higher risk of severe illness

Province lowers eligibility age for booster to 12 for some groups

Feb 9, 2022

A cold frame with a clear top and bottomless structure, allows Niki Jabbour to harvest salad greens throughout the winter.

Interest in vegetable gardening on the rise in Nova Scotia as food prices increase

Winter garden could help defray expensive grocery bills

Feb 9, 2022

Ionization smoke detectors are less effective in detecting smouldering fires, which are the most common fire today.

Most common smoke detector not recommended for detecting most common fire

Why you should install photoelectric smoke detectors in your home

Feb 8, 2022

The province's hoteliers, like the Atlantica in Halifax,  are hoping their industry recovers somewhat in 2022.

Nowhere to go but up: the recovery of Nova Scotia’s hotel industry

Numbers suggest worst effects of COVID on hotels, motels are in the past

Feb 8, 2022