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Northern Region Property Assessment Notices Sent

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

January 16, 2006 1:28 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Northern Region Property Assessment Notices Sent
Assessment notices are in the mail today, Jan. 16, to 570,000 Nova Scotia property owners. In the northern region of Nova Scotia, which includes Cumberland, Colchester, and Pictou counties as well as East Hants, the total value of residential property assessments is just over $5.6 billion, an increase of 5.9 per cent from 2005. Commercial property assessments total $2 billion, an increase of 2.3 per cent.

Southern Region Property Assessment Notices Sent

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

January 16, 2006 1:25 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Southern Region Property Assessment Notices Sent
Assessment notices are in the mail today, Jan. 16, to 570,000 Nova Scotia property owners. In the southern region of Nova Scotia, which includes Lunenburg, Queens, Shelburne and Yarmouth counties as well as the District of Clare, the total value of residential property assessments is just over $5.8 billion, an increase of 9.7 per cent from 2005. Commercial property assessments total more than $1.6 billion, an increase of 5.2 per cent.

HRM Property Assessment Notices Sent

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January 16, 2006 1:20 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--HRM Property Assessment Notices Sent
Assessment notices are in the mail today, Jan. 16, to 570,000 Nova Scotia property owners. In Halifax Regional Municipality, the total value of residential property assessments is almost $20.9 billion, an increase of more than 12 per cent from 2005. Commercial property assessments total $7.3 billion, an increase of 5.7 per cent.

126 People Receive Duplicate Keep the Heat Cheques

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January 13, 2006 2:50 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--126 People Receive Duplicate Keep the Heat Cheques
The Nova Scotia government will be contacting 126 people who have mistakenly been issued duplicate cheques through the province's Keep the Heat program.

$111 million in Funding for Nova Scotia Municipal Infrastructure

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November 24, 2005 1:36 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--$111 million in Funding for Nova Scotia Municipal Infrastructure
Nova Scotia communities will benefit from improved municipal and rural infrastructure under a new six-year, federal-provincial agreement announced today, Nov. 24.

Province Provides Mapping Data to Improve Emergency Services

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November 21, 2005 3:27 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Province Provides Mapping Data to Improve Emergency Services
Paramedics will have an easier time finding addresses in emergencies thanks to a new Nova Scotia road atlas being distributed to ambulance fleets in the province.

Keep the Heat Applications Now Available

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

November 9, 2005 11:41 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Keep the Heat Applications Now Available
Low-income Nova Scotians may now apply for assistance under the province's Keep the Heat program.

Nova Scotians Invited to Comment on Companies Legislation

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November 2, 2005 11:55 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Nova Scotians Invited to Comment on Companies Legislation
Nova Scotia businesses can look forward to reduced red tape, easier incorporation and registration processes, and other potential improvements resulting from an ongoing review of the Nova Scotia Companies Act.

Municipal Government Act Amendments

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

October 20, 2005 12:36 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Municipal Government Act Amendments
Legislation introduced today, Oct. 20, will enable Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) to acquire vacant, boarded-up buildings if they have been boarded-up longer than municipal bylaws allow.

Halifax Regional Municipality Wins Second InNOVAward

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October 7, 2005 11:42 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Halifax Regional Municipality Wins Second InNOVAward
For the second year in a row, Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) has won the Municipal InNOVAward, this time for its sustainable environment strategy.

Gasoline Market Report Released

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October 5, 2005 3:52 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Gasoline Market Report Released
The Nova Scotia government has received the Gardner-Pinfold report on the Nova Scotia gasoline market.

Conference Expands Knowledge of Geomatics Industry

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September 30, 2005 2:20 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Conference Expands Knowledge of Geomatics Industry
Geography is about more than finding locations on a map. It can have innovative, life-saving and practical uses such as finding civic addresses during emergencies, locating bedrock when drilling for wells and identifying land-ownership records.

Governments of Canada, Nova Scotia Sign Gas Tax Agreement

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

September 23, 2005 3:07 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Governments of Canada, Nova Scotia Sign Gas Tax Agreement
Prime Minister Paul Martin and Premier John Hamm were in Sydney today, Sept. 23, for the signing of an agreement that will result in $145.2 million of federal gas tax revenues invested in communities across Nova Scotia.

Infrastructure Program Helps Bring Safer Water to Cape Breton

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

September 16, 2005 11:03 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Infrastructure Program Helps Bring Safer Water to Cape Breton
Residents of Louisbourg will soon enjoy safer drinking water thanks to funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Infrastructure Program.

Assessment Cap Deadline Approaching

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September 16, 2005 10:05 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Assessment Cap Deadline Approaching
Property owners who received an assessment cap application earlier this summer are reminded that the deadline to submit their application for the program is Friday, Sept. 30.

Province, Municipalities Sign Agreement

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September 15, 2005 11:40 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Province, Municipalities Sign Agreement
The province and the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities (UNSM) have signed a new agreement that will help them build a more open relationship and a more effective system for resolving provincial-municipal concerns.

Municipal Internship Program

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September 2, 2005 10:21 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Municipal Internship Program
A new internship program will give university graduates a first-hand look at the rewards of a career in the civil service and municipalities an opportunity to help develop a new generation of experienced senior administrators.

Mainland Commons Project Receives Additional Funding

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August 24, 2005 11:03 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Mainland Commons Project Receives Additional Funding
People in Clayton Park and surrounding areas of Halifax Regional Municipality will soon benefit from a new swimming pool and a multi-purpose centre thanks to additional funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Infrastructure Program.

Framework Complete for Federal Gas Tax Agreement

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August 18, 2005 12:28 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Framework Complete for Federal Gas Tax Agreement
Nova Scotians can look forward to better sewer and water systems and other municipal improvements now that a framework on distributing federal gasoline tax revenues to Nova Scotia municipalities is complete.

Nova Scotians Invited to Comment on Identity Theft

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August 3, 2005 2:19 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Nova Scotians Invited to Comment on Identity Theft
From credit card accounts to home addresses and phone numbers, these days almost all Canadians can find their personal information stored on dozens of computer databases. Nova Scotians have good reason, then, to participate in a national consultation on how best to protect that information and prevent identity theft, says Barry Barnet, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations.

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