24 April 2020 – Provincial State of Emergency Declaration renewed until 17 May

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Education, Finance/Economy, Health, Immigration, Local Government, Media/Arts/Culture, Private Sector and Businesses, Social Services, Tourism, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency
Level of Jurisdiction: Nova Scotia
Lead People/Agency: Hon. Chuck Porter

Overview: This was a renewal of the Provincial State of Emergency Declaration to remain in effect until May 17th, 2020
Full details here: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/docs/Minister’s-renewal-EMA-Covid-May3-May17.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: As defined in clause 2(b) of Chapter 8 of the Acts of 1990, the Emergency Management Act, Hon. Chuck Porter agrees that an emergency continues to exist or may exist in the Province.