News release

Government Surplus Auction Announced

The province will hold its next surplus auction Saturday, March 10, in Dartmouth.

The auction is expected to have power tools, living room furniture, lawn maintenance equipment, snow blowers, miscellaneous DVDs (including complete box sets), vinyl windows, sheets of 4x8 plywood, a flat screen tv, a DVD player with surround sound system, a portable generator, a power sprayer, surveying equipment, vehicles and much more.

A complete list, with photos, will be posted at www.gov.ns.ca/tran/hottopics/auction.asp before the auction.

The auction will be conducted by Auction Advantage at the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal warehouse, 10 Acadia St., Dartmouth. Payment must be made by cash, debit, or auctioneer-approved cheque. Credit cards will not be accepted. The items can be viewed on auction day between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

In addition to usual surplus items regularly auctioned by the province, this auction includes goods seized by the Crown under proceeds of crime legislation. Revenue from those items is used by the Justice Department to pay for the proceeds-of-crime program's expenses, services for victims of crime and crime prevention initiatives.

Canteen services will be available.

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The province will hold its next surplus auction Saturday (March 10th) in Dartmouth.

In addition to the usual surplus items, the auction is expected to feature goods seized under proceeds of crime legislation.

Items can be viewed on auction day between 8 A-M and 10 A-M at the Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal warehouse at 10 Acadia Street, Dartmouth. They can also be viewed online through the department's website.

Payment must be made by cash, debit or auctioneer- approved cheque. Credit cards will not be accepted.

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Media Contacts:

Steve Smith
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal 902-424-2233 E-mail:
Dan Harrison
Department of Justice 902-424-0942 E-mail: