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Dial-A-Ride Colchester: A Day on the Town

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

June 5, 2001 2:48 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Dial-A-Ride Colchester: A Day on the Town
"We’ve had a day out on the town." That’s what Margaret and Jean, residents of Matlyn Place say after Dial-A-Ride Colchester returns them home from the VON Adult Day Program.

Dial-A-Ride Yarmouth: Offering HOPE

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June 5, 2001 2:41 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Dial-A-Ride Yarmouth: Offering HOPE
In October 1999, using three borrowed nursing home vehicles, Dial-A-Ride Yarmouth was born. Today, the project provides over 600 rides each month using its own fully accessible vehicle and a seven-passenger minivan.

Consumer Alert: E-mails Could Be Scams

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June 5, 2001 11:53 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Consumer Alert: E-mails Could Be Scams
Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations is advising Nova Scotians to be wary of e-mails arriving in computer in-boxes claiming big investment returns.

New Rules Protect Common-Law and Same-Sex Couples

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

June 1, 2001 4:00 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--New Rules Protect Common-Law and Same-Sex Couples
The Nova Scotia government is changing the rules for common-law and same-sex couples to reflect recent federal and provincial court decisions.

Community ACCESS-ability Program--Cape Breton Region

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

June 1, 2001 2:00 PM

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations--Community ACCESS- ability Program--Cape Breton Region
Nova Scotia’s Community ACCESS-ability Program is making a difference for seniors and people with disabilities at Sydney’s Southend Community Centre.

Community ACCESS-ability Program--Halifax County

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

June 1, 2001 11:00 AM

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations--Community ACCESS- ability Program--Halifax County
Nova Scotia’s Community ACCESS-ability Program is making a difference for seniors and people with disabilities at the Wallace Lucas Community Centre.

Community ACCESS-ability Program--Southern Region

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

May 31, 2001 8:43 AM

Service N.S./Municipal Relations--Community ACCESS-ability Program--Southern Region
Nova Scotia’s Community ACCESS-ability Program has helped make a difference at Holy Cross Anglican Church Hall. The hall is now easier for seniors and people with disabilities to use.

Community ACCESS-ability Program--Annapolis Co.

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

May 31, 2001 8:00 AM

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations--Community ACCESS- ability Program--Annapolis Co.
Thanks to Nova Scotia’s Community ACCESS-ability Program, the Lower Granville Community Hall is now easier for people with disabilities to use.

ACCESS-Ability Funding Announced

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

May 11, 2001 3:30 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--ACCESS-Ability Funding Announced
The government of Nova Scotia today announced approval of 46 projects, worth $310,000, under the Community ACCESS-ability program.

Local RMV Service Now Two Days a Week

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

May 8, 2001 3:00 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Local RMV Service Now Two Days a Week
Drivers and vehicle owners in Shelburne and Queens counties now can renew their vehicle registrations and file change-of- address notices without leaving town.

Local RMV Service Improved

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

May 8, 2001 12:00 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Local RMV Service Improved
Drivers and vehicle owners in Guysborough County can now get their drivers’ licences, renew their vehicle registrations and file change-of-address notices without leaving town.

Transportation Assistance Program Announced

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

May 2, 2001 12:11 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Transportation Assistance Program Announced
Seniors, low income earners and disabled persons in the province will soon have an easier time getting to work, classes and medical appointments through a new program that was rolled out in Yarmouth today.

Avoiding The Scam

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April 27, 2001 10:35 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Avoiding The Scam
NOTE: This item is part of a feature series entitled Consumer Savvy, produced by Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations. Today''s article deals with avoiding scams. Other Consumer Savvy features are available on department’s Web website at www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/consumer/savvy .

Province Looks Forward to UNSM

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April 18, 2001 3:14 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Province Looks Forward to UNSM Proposal
Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations Minister Angus MacIsaac says he is looking forward to receiving a new proposal on Provincial-Municipal Fiscal Exchange from the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities (UNSM).

Province Backs Measures to Stop Smuggling

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

April 11, 2001 4:08 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Province Backs Measures to Stop Smuggling
The province’s new tobacco fines are stiff enough to help butt out tobacco smuggling, according to Angus MacIsaac, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations. His department houses the Provincial Tax Commission.

Online Vehicle Renewals

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

April 11, 2001 2:00 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Online Vehicle Renewals
The province is bringing in new services that make it easier for Nova Scotians to conduct secure, online business with the government.

Think "Energy Efficiency" When Renovating

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April 10, 2001 12:33 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Think "Energy Efficiency" When Renovating
For many homeowners, spring brings thoughts of home improvement.

Tax Exemptions for Volunteer Fire Departments

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April 2, 2001 3:00 PM

?SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Tax Exemptions for Volunteer Fire Departments
The Nova Scotia government is taking steps today to reduce the financial burden on volunteer fire departments by introducing amendments to the Assessment Act and the Municipal Government Act.

Nova Scotia Improves Land Registry

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March 23, 2001 10:37 AM

?SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Nova Scotia Improves Land Registry
Nova Scotia’s land registry system is getting a major overhaul, under a new Land Registration Act introduced today in the legislature. The act would modernize the property-registry system to make it easier to use and more efficient.

Province Maps Everyone’s Address

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March 15, 2001 3:35 PM

?Service N.S./Municipal Relations--Province Maps Everyone’s Address
Ambulances and other emergency vehicles will have an easier time responding to distress calls, thanks to a $3.6-million investment announced by the provincial government Thursday afternoon at the Amherst Fire Hall.

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