More Government Data Publicly Available

first_img The open data portal has about 300 collections covering business and the economy, communities and social services, nature and environment and government. The information appears in accessible, easy-to-work-with formats and contains some data that was once only available for a fee. No personal or identifying information is published. The portal pages have been visited more than 100,000 times since it was launched three months ago. The address is http://data.novascotia.ca . public library branch locations and circulation statistics public housing for seniors directory of public schools lake chemistry data bass, pickerel and trout derbies and tournaments marriage, birth and death statistics mobile radio tower locations crime statistics municipal revenues and expenditures forest inventory municipal solid waste statistics business registration locations community health boards and health authority management zones Nova Scotians are getting access to more provincial government data, including 3D, high-resolution maps, for the first time. Premier Stephen McNeil announced today, May 6, new and refreshed data collections have been added to the open data portal. “Government has a lot of information that people should be able to use to make new discoveries,” said Premier McNeil. “Today more data sets are available so businesses and individuals can create opportunities and help grow our economy.” Among the new data collections available:last_img read more

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Moroccan Pianist Nour Ayadi First Woman to Win 2019 Cortot Grand…

Rabat – Moroccan pianist Nour Ayadi has won the 2019 Cortot Prize in Paris at the end of the competition, which took place on May 6-17.Ayadi is the first woman to win the  prestigious award since the creation of the competition for the higher diploma of concert performers at the Normal Alfred Cortot School.The pianist starting learning piano at the age of 6 in Casablanca. She moved to Paris at the age of 16 to finish her musical studies at the Ecole Normale de Musique and the Conservatoire National de Musique de Paris. In addition to the Cortot Prize, Ayadi has also won other international prizes, including the First Prize at the Virtuoses du Coeur competition in Paris in 2019, and the Grand prize at the Flame Competition in Partis.Ayadi also won the First Prize at the Baku International Classical Music Competition and the Second Prize at the Alion Piano Competition in Estonia.Read Also: ‘Casablanca’ Piano, Probably the Most Expensive in the WorldNour also received an invitation to play piano at several international festivals, including the ,Contemporary Music Festival in Paris, the Barbizon festival, Alizés festival in concerto with the Moroccan Philharmonic Orchestra, Musical October in Carthage, and the Glafsfjorden Musik Festival in Sweden, Maghreb Arab Press (MAP) reported.Ayadi will also perform at other festivals this month including the Chopin Nohant festival, Les Nuits du Piano, and the Orleans Piano Festival.Ayadi is now pursuing her studies at Sciences Po Paris. read more

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