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Release Date: 
Monday, November 23, 2015

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Housing First aims to end homelessness

Release Date: 
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Housing Nova Scotia is pleased to be part of a new partnership focusing on working together to put an end to homelessness and housing poverty in the Halifax region by 2019. The Housing and Homelessness Partnership is also comprised of Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Nova Scotia Health Authority–Central Zone, Halifax Regional Municipality, Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia, IWK Health Centre, and United Way Halifax.

Heating and Housing Programs for Nova Scotians

Release Date: 
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Government is reaching out to Nova Scotians regarding financial assistance for home heating and making their homes safer and more accessible. Service Nova Scotia is now accepting applications for the Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP) to help with up to $200 toward home heating costs.

Housing Nova Scotia Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer

Release Date: 
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Housing Nova Scotia President and Chief Executive Officer, Dan Troke, today announced that Lindsay Wadden has been hired as Chief Operating Officer, effective August 31, 2015.  Lindsay is a seasoned executive who is highly regarded for her experience providing strategic and operational direction to public sector organizations. She has extensive government experience with the Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Casino Corporation where she was the Vice-President, Gaming Operations since 2011. 

Nova Scotia Premier Visits Mulgrave Park

Release Date: 
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Premier McNeil had an opportunity to hear from youth about their positive experience growing up in Mulgrave Park and learn about the various programs offered by Phoenix Youth.  The PYCC works collaboratively with youth, parents, the community and other stakeholders to extend meaningful programs that foster youth development and leadership. "I see in Mulgrave Park the same community I grew up in, where everyone cares about one another", said Premier McNeil.  

Yarmouth Residents to Benefit from Neighbourhood Improvement Initiative

Release Date: 
Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Housing Nova Scotia Minister Joanne Bernard was in Yarmouth today, Aug. 11, to announce more than 180 homes in the south end of town are eligible for grants to improve curbside appeal. The program is part of Housing Nova Scotia's Neighbourhood Improvement Initiative.

Housing Nova Scotia Supports Fight Against Homelessness

Release Date: 
Friday, July 31, 2015

Today marked a significant milestone toward ending homelessness in the province.  Housing Nova Scotia announced its support for the Housing First – Phase One initiative in Halifax.  The program aims at housing 50 - 60 of Halifax’s most chronically and repeatedly homeless individuals.  The first individuals will move into housing during the fall of 2015.

Appointment Of New Chief Financial Officer

Release Date: 
Monday, June 8, 2015

Housing Nova Scotia today announced the appointment of Cyril LeBlanc, C.G.A., as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Housing Nova Scotia Supports Habitat for Humanity Project

Release Date: 
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Minister Joanne Bernard greeted two families today as they took the keys to their new homes in the community of Spryfield.

The homes were dedicated by Habitat for Humanity, unveiling the completed units for the first time. To make this dream come true, the families poured in at least 500 hours of work and received the generous help of volunteers and sponsors.

New Aberdeen Residents to Benefit from Neighbourhood Improvement Initiative

Release Date: 
Monday, May 4, 2015

Families living in a Glace Bay neighbourhood are getting help to fix up the exterior of their homes and revitalize their community. 

Housing Nova Scotia Minister Joanne Bernard announced today, May 4, in Glace Bay, that more than 150 homes in the New Aberdeen section may be eligible for grants to improve their curbside appeal as part of Housing Nova Scotia's Neighbourhood Improvement Initiative.

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