The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House resumed 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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October 22 - 28, 2017

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House Sitting Hours

Monday, October 23, 2017

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Friday, October 27, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Monday, October 23, 2017
10:30 a.m. 

Standing Committee on Law Amendments

Red Chamber,
2nd Floor, Province House
1726 Hollis Street
Halifax, N.S.
Bill No. 27 – Intimate Images and Cyber-protection Act (no representation)
Bill No. 39 – Financial Measures (2017) Act (no representation)

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
10:00 a.m. 

Standing Committee on Private & Local Bills

Red Chamber,
2nd Floor, Province House
1726 Hollis Street
Halifax, N.S.
Bill No. 30 – Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth Act (with representation)
Bill No. 13 – Harmony Cemetery Company, in the County of Colchester, An Act to Incorporate (amended) (no representation)
Bill No. 18 – Congregation of Notre Dame, Saint Joseph Province Dissolution Act (no representation)
Bill No. 24 – Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada, An Act Respecting (no representation)
Bill No. 36 – Lunenburg Common Lands (2017) Act (no representation)
Bill No. 41 – Digby Water Commission Act (amended)( representation)
October 22, 1754

Jonathan Belcher sworn in as first Chief Justice

Inaugural session of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court in what was to become English Speaking Canada.
October 23, 1958

The Bump

Springhill Mining disaster at Number 2 Mine.
October 24, 1837

Birth of Sir John George Bourinot

Sir John George Bourinot, author of Bourinot's Rules of Order and Parliamentary Procedure and Practice in Canada, was born in Sydney, NS.
October 27, 1814

General Day of Thanksgiving

"Whereas it has pleased Almighty God, in His great goodness, to put an end to the long extended and bloody Warfare in which his Majesty was engaged against France and Her Allies ... I do ... issue this Proclamation ... appointing .. that a General Thanksgiving, to Almighty God, for these His Mercies, be observed throughout his Majesty's Province of Nova Scotia, on Thursday, the Twenty-Seventh of October next;" was proclaimed on September 1, 1814.