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The Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration (LSI) issues nomination certificates to prospective immigrants who meet a labour market need and who will make a contribution to Nova Scotia’s economy. Nominees then apply to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada for a permanent resident visa. Nominees must demonstrate proficiency in English or French in order to be eligible for nomination, but they often have a native language that is neither English nor French. This dataset provides the the number of certificates issued annually by the native language of the nominees. The maximum number of nomination certificates that LSI may issue annually …
Data set is results of commissioned questions the Atlantic Quarterly omnibus public opinion survey conducted in August 2017. These commissioned questions relate to public opinion regarding perceptions of career opportunities and role of young Nova Scotians in the provincial economy. Overall results are provided for each question and results are also broken down by various demographic markers (age, gender, geographic region, education level and household income).
[ARCHIVED] This dataset has been superseded by Access Centres Office Locations & Hours (https://data.novascotia.ca/Public-Service/Access-Centres-Office-Locations-Hours/f35v-t3mg). Listing of provincial Land Registry office locations and hours of operations
New arrivals in adult and youth facilities are counted as intakes only (e.g. from non‐custody status to custody, transfer from another jurisdiction, or conditional sentence to custody). An individual could have more than one new arrival at a correctional facility during a fiscal year. New arrivals do not include the transfer of individuals between correctional facilities within the province. Statistics presented are based on data sourced from the Justice Enterprise Information Network (JEIN).
Civil registration of marriages in Nova Scotia began in 1758, with the introduction of procedures for obtaining a marriage license. The license was optional, surviving records are incomplete, and 'calling the banns' remained the preferred procedure for formalizing the marriage ritual. The parallel custom of posting a Marriage Bond, in addition to taking out a license, also dates from this early period. The bond was an optional adjunct which served to indicate the absence of legal impediments to the intended marriage; an incomplete series of these bonds exists for the years 1763-1864. Mandatory civil registration of marriages began in 1864 …
Current speed and direction time series data collected in a vertical profile at various locations throughout the coastal waters of Yarmouth County.
A categorized list of inquiries received by the ThinkFarm Coordinator over 2014-2018
[ARCHIVED] Community Counts data is retained for archival purposes only, such as research, reference and record-keeping. This data has not been maintained or updated. Users looking for the latest information should refer to Statistics Canada’s Census Program (https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/index-eng.cfm?MM=1) for the latest data, including detailed results about Nova Scotia. This table reports mobility within the province, country as well as from outside the country. This data is sourced from the Census of Population (long form). Geographies available: provinces, counties, communities, municipalities, district health authorities, community health boards, economic regions, police districts, school boards, municipal electoral districts, provincial electoral districts, federal electoral …
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Hourly ambient total reduced sulphur (TRS) data in parts per billion from provincial ambient air quality monitoring stations across Nova Scotia up to the end of 2021.