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February 5 - 11, 2017
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House Sitting Hours
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
- 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
One Government Place
1700 Granville Street
Witness / Agenda
Department of Community Services
Work and Education Rules for Income Assistance Recipients
Mr. Brandon Grant – Executive Director (ESIA)
Ms. Joy Knight – Director, Employment Support Services
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
- 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
Bluenose II Additional Costs
Mr. Paul LaFleche – Deputy Minister
- February 8, 1961
First Woman MLAGladys Muriel Porter, the first woman MLA elected in Nova Scotia, gave her maiden speech in the House of Assembly.
- February 9, 1848
First Responsible Cabinet AppointedThe Hon. Mr. Doyle, by command of His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, informed the House that the Hon. James Boyle Uniacke, a member of this House, had been appointed to and had accepted the Office of Her Majesty’s Attorney General for this Province ; that the Hon. William Frederic DesBarres, also a member of this House, had been appointed to and had accepted the Office of Her Majesty’s Solicitor General for this Province. And, that the Hon. Joseph Howe, also a member of this House, had been appointed to and had accepted the Office of Secretary of the Province.
- February 9, 1847
Temperance Committee EstablishedA Committee on Temperance was appointed in response to petitions by three Temperance Societies.
- February 11, 1819
Legislature Meets at Province HouseFirst meeting of the Legislature takes place in the newly contructed Province House.