News release

Antigonish Access Centre Temporarily Closed

The Access Nova Scotia centre in Antigonish closed at 1:30 p.m. today, March 6, to investigate possible water damage and air-quality issues.

The office will remain closed for the rest of the week to allow a complete investigation.

"Closing of the office is a precautionary measure," said Jamie Muir, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations. "The health and safety of our staff and customers are our first priority. The office will remain closed until we are assured it is safe for business."

An update on the office's status will be provided on Sunday, March 9, in the afternoon.

In the meantime, Antigonish residents can get services through the New Glasgow or Port Hawkesbury Access Nova Scotia centres. More information regarding specific services is available by calling toll-free 1-800-670-4357.

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The Access Nova Scotia centre in Antigonish will close at 1:30 p.m. today, March 6, in order to investigate possible water damage and air-quality issues.

The office will remain closed for the rest of week to allow a complete investigation.

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations Minister Jamie Muir says the closure is a precautionary measure because the health and safety of staff and customers are the first priority.

Residents of Antigonish can get services through the New Glasgow or Port Hawkesbury Access Nova Scotia Centres.

An update on the status of this office will be provided on Sunday (March 9th), in the afternoon.

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Media Contact:

Donna Chislett
Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations 902-424-6336 Cell: 440-5007 E-mail: