19 April 2020 – Provincial State of Emergency Declaration renewed until 3 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
Level of Jurisdiction: NS
Lead People/Agency: Hon. Chuck Porter

Overview: This was a renewal of the Provincial State of Emergency Declaration to remain in effect until May 3rd, 2020
Full details here: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/docs/2020-04-19-SOE-Renewal.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
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.