Karen Mills, also of Maine, picks a successor to fill her Cabinet post until the president names one.
The protest this year started in eight cities and organizers say they have received pledges of support from workers in dozens of other cities across the country.
It's one more setback for the province, which is also struggling with the loss of ferry service connecting it to Maine.
Nova Scotia's economic development minister will meet with Portland Mayor Michael Brennan and Maine Gov. Paul LePage.
At stake is leadership in the growing market for products that can be ordered online and then delivered to a customer's door or a nearby store within hours.
The call for urgency comes as regulators have missed 60 percent of the rule-making deadlines.
A new version of Mindstorms aims to make the toys simple to complicate
He ships boxes filled with Maine lobster meat, frozen tails and bisque to the other 49 governors.
The power company agrees to send letters informing some of its customers of higher-than-expected charges.
The DEP releases a draft report that sparks controversy even before it's fully understood.