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Amendments to Municipal Government, Assessment Acts Introduced

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

May 2, 2002 12:17 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS---Amendments to Municipal Government, Assessment Acts Introduced
Two bills -- one affecting property tax on waterfront properties and the other, assessment of industrial properties -- were introduced today by Angus MacIsaac, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations.

Strait Municipalities Receive Planning Grant

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

May 1, 2002 12:07 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Strait Municipalities Receive Planning Grant
The Nova Scotia government is supporting efforts by Strait area municipalities to work together on regional economic development initiatives.

Port Hawkesbury Offices Moving

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

April 12, 2002 4:27 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Port Hawkesbury Offices Moving
Better and more convenient access to government services is coming to the residents of the Port Hawkesbury area. Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations announced today, April 12, that its Registry of Motor Vehicles and Consumer Services offices are moving to the former vocational school at 400 Reeves St.

Omnibus Bill Introduced

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

April 12, 2002 4:10 PM

JUSTICE--Omnibus Bill Introduced
Justice Minister Michael Baker today introduced amendments that will help streamline the province's justice system. The Justice Administration Amendment (2002) Act includes changes to the way in which tenants settle disputes with landlords and how various fines are levied in the province.

Comments Sought on Auto-Sales Regulation

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

April 10, 2002 4:08 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Comments Sought on Auto-Sales Regulation
The provincial government wants to hear from Nova Scotians on how vehicle sales are regulated in the province. To jump-start consultation, Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations released a discussion paper on the topic today, April 10.

Motor Vehicle Act Amendments Introduced

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

April 5, 2002 10:15 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Motor Vehicle Act Amendments Introduced
Continuing efforts to make Nova Scotia's roads safer were the subject of amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act, introduced today by Angus MacIsaac, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations.

Land Registration Act Changes Introduced

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

April 3, 2002 10:06 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Land Registration Act Changes Introduced
Several amendments to the Land Registration Act were introduced today, April 3, by Angus MacIsaac, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations. The Land Registration Act is the foundation of the Registry 2000 Project, an initiative designed to modernize Nova Scotia's land registration system.

Province Moves to Further Improve Road Safety

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

March 28, 2002 11:00 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Province Moves to Further Improve Road Safety
As of April 1, unsafe drivers will face higher fines and more demerit points on their record. Speeding, not stopping for school buses or crossing guards, and drunk driving are among the targeted behaviours.

NSPI to Pay Fairer Share of Taxes

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

March 21, 2002 2:15 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--NSPI to Pay Fairer Share of Taxes
A long-standing demand from municipalities for Nova Scotia Power Inc. to pay a fairer share of municipal property taxes will soon be realized. The Nova Scotia government announced the change today, March 21.

Yarmouth RMV is Moving

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

March 14, 2002 4:09 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Yarmouth RMV is Moving
Residents in the Yarmouth area will soon have better and more convenient access to government services. Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations announced today, March 14, that its Registry of Motor Vehicles service in Yarmouth will soon be available at the Access Nova Scotia Centre.

Congratulations Emily and Jacob

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

February 22, 2002 1:26 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Congratulations Emily and Jacob
The sweep continues for Emily and Jacob, the most popular baby names in 2001. Emily has been at the top of the girl's list for four years running. Jacob tops the list of boys' names for the second year in a row and has been in the top 20 name choices since 1994.

Nova Scotia Tightens Birth Certificate Security

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February 15, 2002 2:56 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Nova Scotia Tightens Birth Certificate Security
The provincial government is tightening up application procedures for birth certificates. The changes come from a review of vital statistics practices, as governments in Canada and abroad look into domestic security measures following the events of Sept. 11.

National Building Code Advisory

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

February 11, 2002 1:27 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--National Building Code Advisory
Owners of buildings with arched or curved roofs should be aware of a revision to the 1995 National Building Code of Canada. The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes issued the change to correct a design shortcoming in these roofs, which are often found on long-span commercial, industrial and recreational buildings, such as rinks.

Two Green Infrastructure Projects Announced in Antigonish

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

January 25, 2002 11:20 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Two Green Infrastructure Projects Announced in Antigonish
Residents of the Antigonish area will be seeing extensive upgrades to their water services due to two projects funded through the Canada/Nova Scotia Infrastructure Program.

Green Infrastructure Project Announced in Brookfield

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

January 25, 2002 3:37 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Green Infrastructure Project Announced in Brookfield
Residents of Brookfield are a step closer to a better sewer system thanks to a project funded through the Canada/Nova Scotia Infrastructure Program.

Mulgrave to Enter Phase 2 of Water and Sewer Plans

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

January 25, 2002 3:18 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Mulgrave to Enter Phase 2 of Water and Sewer Plans
More Brophyville residents will soon have access to centralized water and sewer services thanks to a project funded through the Canada/Nova Scotia Infrastructure Program.

Little Dover to Receive Sewage System

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

January 25, 2002 3:13 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Little Dover to Receive Sewage System
Homes in Little Dover, Guysborough Co., will soon be connected to a centralized sewer service thanks to a project funded through the Canada/Nova Scotia Infrastructure Program.

Alma-Greenhill Residents to Have New Sewage System

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

January 25, 2002 10:00 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Alma-Greenhill Residents to Have New Sewage System
Residents of the Alma-Greenhill area of Pictou County will soon be connected to a waste water collection and treatment system, thanks to a project funded through the Canada/Nova Scotia Infrastructure Program.

East River to Benefit from Dechlorination Project

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

January 25, 2002 9:36 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--East River to Benefit from Dechlorination Project
The East River in Pictou County will become cleaner and healthier because of a waste water project funded through the Canada/Nova Scotia Infrastructure Program.

Yarmouth County to Receive $3 Million Infrastructure Funding

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

January 23, 2002 10:00 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Yarmouth County to Receive $3 Million Infrastructure Funding
Improvements to a water-treatment plant and a community centre in Yarmouth County are going ahead thanks to funding through the Canada/Nova Scotia Infrastructure Program.

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