The oneNS Coalition is a group of Nova Scotian leaders developing a 10 year collaborative development plan for all sectors to work together to achieve the Now or Never goals


People, communities, organizations, businesses, non-profits, social enterprises, schools, and governments are taking action…

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We have never been better positioned for changes that support economic growth and stabilize our negative demographic trends…

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Ray Ivany Named Halifax Chamber of Commerce 2015 Person of the Year

Congratulations to the chair of the One Nova Scotia Commission Ray Ivany for being named the 2015 Person of the Year by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce. The current president and vice-chancellor of Acadia University and Vice-Chair of Nova Scotia Businesses Inc., has been applauded for initiating dialogue that has spread across the province since the release of the Now or Never Report.

For Ivany, chairing the One Nova Scotia was a privilege that made him fall in love with the province all over again.

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Goal 14 - Tourism Expansion. As Nova Scotia’s leading source of service sector exports, gross business revenues from tourism will reach $4 billion (approximately double the current level).

Game Changer II:

Attitude Shift – A Shared Commitment to Growing Nova Scotia’s One Economy

Game Changer V:

Renewing Rural Industries

July Focus:

Growth Clusters

We All Have a Role to Play