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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12 House of Assembly
Committees
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October 22 - 28, 2017






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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.