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Legislative Business

Welcome to the business centre for the Nova Scotia Legislature. This section holds debates and transcripts, bills and statutes, committee meetings, and more. Find historic or current legislative documents, videos, and audio files.

Debates (Hansard)
Débats (Hansard)

Hansard is the official report of what was said in the House of Assembly.


Historical and current bills, statutes, and consolidated statutes


Legislative committees allow for detailed examination of matters in a way that would not be possible in the larger House of Assembly.

Legislative TV
Télévision législative

Video and audio of legislative committees and commissions, special events or ceremonies, and of proceedings in the legislative chamber

Daily Business
Affaires courantes

The business that is before the House each day

House Rules
Règles de la Chambre

The Rules and Forms of Procedure of the House of Assembly govern the proceedings of the House of Assembly and its committees.


Budget process and budget documents


The Journals and Proceedings of the House of Assembly are the minutes of the activities of the House as recorded by the Clerks of the House.

Throne Speech

The Speech from the Throne is written by the government and states the government’s program in very general terms.