The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House will resume on
April 25, 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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House Sitting Hours

Tuesday, February 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
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. 

Standing Committee on Public Accounts

 
Location:
Legislative Chamber
Province House
Halifax
 
Witness/Agenda
Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
Bluenose II Additional Costs
 
Mr. Paul LaFleche – Deputy Minister
February 8, 1961

First Woman MLA

Gladys 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 Appointed

The 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 Established

A Committee on Temperance was appointed in response to petitions by three Temperance Societies.
February 11, 1819

Legislature Meets at Province House

First meeting of the Legislature takes place in the newly contructed Province House.