Red house model on blue wooden background.

Financial assistance for uninsurable wildfire losses

The Disaster Financial Assistance Program is now open for municipalities and others who suffered uninsurable losses as a result of this year’s wildfires in Halifax Regional Municipality, Shelburne County, and Yarmouth County.

Voluntary Vulnerable Persons Registry

The Voluntary Vulnerable Persons Registry (VVPR) is a voluntary, self-referral list intended for Halifax Regional Municipality residents who may require more support during emergency situations.

Access to YourHealthNS app

YourHealthNS is a new mobile app that provides healthcare information, resources, and services in Nova Scotia.

Heating Assistance Rebate Program

Heating Assistance Rebate Program

The Heating Assistance Rebate Program helps low-income Nova Scotians with the cost of home heating. Qualifying homes will receive $600 this year.

Promoting Fire Safety: Fire Prevention Week

This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign is focused on “Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention,” and works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe when cooking. 

Halifax Council approves proposed Mill Cove Library

Halifax Regional Council unanimously approved a new library on Bedford waterfront and has asked staff to begin the planning and budgeting process for the 21,000 square foot library in the new proposed Mill Cove Ferry Terminal.

2023 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards

Nominations for the 2023 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards are now open, nominate an individual Nova Scotian and/or groups who demonstrate excellence in this area.

Seniors Care Grant increase

The Seniors Care Grant helps seniors cover the costs of a range of healthcare and household services, including physiotherapy, medication and grocery delivery, phone services, and home repairs.