More Classes for Pre-Primary Students Added

84 new pre-primary classes were announced yesterday by the Education Minister Zach Churchill.

This is a list of the schools added to the program in the Halifax Area.

Halifax Regional Centre for Education

Sunnyside Elementary School
Alderney Elementary School
Caldwell Road Elementary School
Hawthorn Elementary School
John MacNeil Elementary School
Mount Edward Elementary School
Robert K. Turner Elementary School
Tallahassee Community School
Oldfield Consolidated School
Burton Ettinger Elementary School
Duc d’Anville Elementary School
Elizabeth Sutherland
LeMarchant-St. Thomas Elementary
Rockingham Elementary School
Saint Mary’s Elementary School
St. Catherine’s Elementary School
Harrietsfield Elementary School
Bell Park Academic Centre
Atlantic View Elementary School
Caudle Park Elementary School
Cavalier Drive School
Millwood Elementary School
O’Connell Drive Elementary School

Click here to read more details on yesterdays announcement

IWK Hospital Emergency Expansion

Premier McNeil makes an announcement

Families with children will have better access to emergency room services when the project announced by Premier Stephen McNeil is completed.

Premier McNeil makes an announcement
Premier McNeil makes an announcement on expanding the Emergency dept. at the IWK

Important News for Community Organizations


Service Nova Scotia Minister Geoff MacLellan announced changes that will allow non-profit and charitable groups to reduce the red tape involved in fundraising for prizes up to $4,000.

This is of even greater importance in Dartmouth North where the work of so many important groups in our community can be supported by fundraising by dedicated volunteers.

To read the announcement and download more details go to

Pre-Primary Program in Dartmouth North

The locations for the first year of the Liberal Governments Pre-Primary Program have been announced and Dartmouth North has been included!

Harbourview Elementary is slated to host one classroom in the program, but the Education Minister has said there will be space for every qualified child who wants access to the program. To find out about the program check online at

Links are also available at the site to get registration information and see if you qualify.

Thanks to our Liberal Government for rolling this out as promised!