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Use the Services Directory to quickly access information on all of the services provided by the NS Department of Finance and Treasury Board.

Government Reporting Entity

As at March 31, 2015
The General Revenue Fund is comprised of the Province’s departments and public service units, special operating agencies, and special purpose funds, which are consolidated with the governmental units, government business enterprises, and a proportionate share of government partnership arrangements to form the Province’s government reporting entity.

Governmental Units
(Consolidation Method)

Communities, Culture and Heritage
Community Services
Economic and Rural Development and Tourism 
 - Invest Nova Scotia Fund
 - Nova Scotia Jobs Fund
Education and Early Childhood Development
Finance and Treasury Board
 - Muggah Creek Remediation Fund
 - Public Debt Management Fund
 - SYSCO Decommissioning Fund
Fisheries and Aquaculture
Health and Wellness
Internal Services
Labour and Advanced Education
Municipal Affairs
Natural Resources
Public Service
 - Aboriginal Affairs
 - Communications Nova Scotia
 - Elections Nova Scotia
 - Executive Council
 - FOIPOP Review Office
 - Government Contributions to Benefit Plans
 - Human Rights Commission
 - Intergovernmental Affairs
 - Legislative Services
 - Nova Scotia Police Complaints Commissioner
 - Nova Scotia Securities Commission
 - Office of Immigration
 - Office of Service Nova Scotia
 - Office of the Auditor General
 - Office of the Ombudsman
 - Public Prosecution Service
 - Public Service Commission
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Special Operating Agencies
(Consolidation Method)
Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency
Nova Scotia Tourism Agency
Sydney Tar Ponds Agency
Special Purpose Funds
(Consolidation Method)
Acadia Coal Company Limited Fund
CorFor Capital Repairs and Replacements Fund
Crown Land Mine Remediation Fund
Crown Land Silviculture Fund
Democracy 250 (inactive)
Gaming Addiction Treatment Trust Fund
Habitat Conservation Fund
Nova Scotia Coordinate Referencing System Trust Fund
Nova Scotia E911 Cost Recovery Fund
Nova Scotia Environmental Trust
Nova Scotia Government Acadian Bursary Program Fund
Nova Scotia Harness Racing Fund
Nova Scotia Market Development Initiative Fund
Nova Scotia Nominee Program Fund
Nova Scotia Sportfish Habitat Fund
Off-Highway Vehicle Infrastructure Fund
P3 Schools Capital and Technology Refresh Fund  (1)
Pengrowth Nova Scotia Energy Scholarship Fund
Scotia Learning Technology Refresh Fund
Select Nova Scotia Fund
Species-at-risk Conservation Fund
Sustainable Forestry Fund
Vive l'Acadie Community Fund

Governmental Units
(Consolidation Method)
Annapolis Valley District Health Authority
Annapolis Valley Regional School Board
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Arts Nova Scotia
Bioscience Enterprise Centre Incorporated (inactive)
Cape Breton District Health Authority
Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board
Capital District Health Authority
Check Inns Limited (inactive)
Chignecto-Central Regional School Board
Colchester East Hants Health Authority
Conseil scolaire acadien provincial
Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council
Cumberland Health Authority
Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia
Gambling Awareness Foundation of Nova Scotia
Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority
Halifax Regional School Board
Harbourside Commercial Park Inc.
 - Sydney Utilities Limited
Housing Nova Scotia
 - Cape Breton Island Housing Authority
 - Cobequid Housing Authority
 - Eastern Mainland Housing Authority
 - Metropolitan Regional Housing Authority
 - Western Regional Housing Authority
Invest Nova Scotia Board
Izaak Walton Killam Health Centre
Law Reform Commission of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Arts Council (inactive)
Nova Scotia Business Inc.
Nova Scotia Community College
 - Nova Scotia Community College Foundation
Nova Scotia Crop and Livestock Insurance Commission
Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board
Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture Loan Board
Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation
Nova Scotia Innovation Corporation
 - 1402998 Nova Scotia Limited
 - 3087532 Nova Scotia Limited
Nova Scotia Lands Inc.
Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission
Nova Scotia Municipal Finance Corporation
Nova Scotia Power Finance Corporation
Nova Scotia Primary Forest Products Marketing Board
Nova Scotia School Boards Association  (2)
Nova Scotia School Insurance Exchange (3)
Nova Scotia School Insurance Program Association (3)
Nova Scotia Strategic Opportunities Fund Incorporated
Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board
Perennia Food and Agriculture Incorporated
Pictou County Health Authority
Provincial Drug Distribution Program
Public Archives of Nova Scotia
Renova Scotia Bioenergy Inc.
Resource Recovery Fund Board Inc.
Rockingham Terminal Incorporated (inactive)
Schooner Bluenose Foundation
Sherbrooke Restoration Commission
South Shore District Health Authority
South Shore Regional School Board
South West Nova District Health Authority
Strait Regional School Board
Sydney Environmental Resources Limited (inactive)
Sydney Steel Corporation
Trade Centre Limited
Tri-County Regional School Board
Upper Clements Family Theme Park Limited (inactive)
Waterfront Development Corporation Limited
 - 3104102 Nova Scotia Limited
3052155 Nova Scotia Limited
Government Business Enterprises
(Modified Equity Method)
Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Commission
Highway 104 Western Alignment Corporation
Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation
Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Casino Corporation
 - Atlantic Lottery Corporation (25% ownership)
 - Interprovincial Lottery Corporation (10% ownership)
 - Nova Scotia Gaming Equipment Limited
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre Auxiliary

Government Partnership Arrangements
(Proportionate Consolidation Method)
Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority
 - (approximately 55% share)
Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board
 - (50% share)
Canadian Sports Centre Atlantic
 - (approximately 14% share)
Council of Atlantic Premiers
 - (approximately 46% share)


  1. Includes all refresh funds related to P3 schools.
  2. Entity is a partnership controlled by the eight school boards.
  3. Entity is a partnership controlled by the eight school boards and the Nova Scotia Community College.



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Dan Harrison
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Tel: 902-424-8787