The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House will resume on:
September 21, 2017.

Select a week to view the upcoming schedule for the House of Assembly, Committee meetings and events of historic significance.

Please note that the Legislature and Legislative Committees Schedules are both subject to change.

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Committees
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House Sitting Hours

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Standing Committee on Community Services

 
Location:
Committee Room
Granville Level
One Government Place
1700 Granville Street
Halifax NS
 
Witness / Agenda
Department of Community Services
Sexual Violence Strategy Progress Report
 
Sarah Kay Granke – Specialist, Sexual Violence Prevention and Supports
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 

Standing Committee on Public Accounts

 
Location:
Legislative Chamber
Province House
Halifax
 
Witness/Agenda
Physician Services
 
Department of Health and Wellness
Ms. Denise Perret – Deputy Minister
 
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Ms. Janet Knox – CEO
Thursday, March 9, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Standing Committee on Economic Development

 
Location:
Committee Room
Granville Level
One Government Place
1700 Granville Street
Halifax NS
 
Witness / Agenda
Barriers and Opportunities for Economic Development in Cape Breton
 
Business Cape Breton; and
Ms. Eileen Lannon Oldford – Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Parker Rudderham – Board Chair
John Phalen – Economic Development Manager, Cape Breton Regional Municipality
 
Cape Breton Regional Enterprise Network
Mr. Keith MacDonald – President and CEO, Cape Breton Partnership
March 5, 1930

Mace Used in Province House

The Mace, a gift of Chief Justice Harris and his wife, was used for the first time in the Nova Scotia Legislature.
March 8, 1878

First Long Distance Call in Nova Scotia

H.S. Poole, Inspector of Mines, successfully conducted a long distance telephone call experiment between Truro and Halifax.
March 11, 1832

Province House Threatened by Fire

A fire caused by soot falling down the chimney started a fire in the library at Province House, resulting in £30 to £40 of damage.