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Online Services

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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.

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More choice in funeral services

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


NS Government Online Store

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Shop for a variety of publications and maps. Order maps, atlases, charts and other geomatics materials. Our publications include reports, manuals, books, directories and acts.

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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)
New Structure, ADM for Service Nova Scotia
A new organizational structure at Service Nova Scotia will improve service and reduce red tape for people and businesses.  2015-01-15 08:37 (full text)