Nova Scotia is proposing a legislation to ensure new coastal construction is built in locations safe from storm surges and sea level rise. The new Coastal Protection Act will help protect salt marshes, dunes, and other important features protecting its coastlines.
The newly named Zatzman Sportsplex has opened in Dartmouth, N.S. A $28-million renovation and expansion designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects and Abbott Brown Architects adds new amenities and services to this major civic recreational facility.
Education, buildings, and shared spaces in Nova Scotia will soon be guided by accessibility standards. The Access by Design 2030 plan identifies priorities to achieve the goals set out in the Accessibility Act.
The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) has unveiled its initial cannabis store designs. Cannabis will be sold in 12 stores across the province when recreational marijuana becomes legal in summer. However, only one of them will be a stand-alone store. The rest would be setup as dedicated cannabis zones in existing liquor shops.