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More protection for consumers

Legislative changes provide more protection for seniors and other consumers from misleading or aggressive door-to-door sales.

Motor Vehicle Appeal Board


Legislation has passed which has created an appeal process for certain decisions made by the Registrar.

More choice in funeral services

Changes provide more choice for consumers, and improve protection for those buying funeral services in Nova Scotia.

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RSSLatest News

Amendments to Vital Statistics Act Introduced
Amendments to the Vital Statistics Act will further protect transgender Nova Scotians from harassment and discrimination.  2015-04-08 13:14 (full text)
Working Hard to Reduce Red Tape in Nova Scotia, Op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Service Nova Scotia Minister Mark Furey. The Canadian Federation of Business Red Tape Awareness Week reminds us that excessive government regulation can create hardship for small and medium-sized businesses. I want Nova Scotians to know that reducing red tape and modernizing programs is a priority for this government.   2015-01-22 09:01 (full text)
Government Marks Red Tape Awareness Week
Government is marking the Canadian Federation of Independent Business's (CFIB) annual Red Tape Awareness Week, Jan. 19-23.  2015-01-20 08:50 (full text)

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