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New Licence Plate Celebrates Nova Scotia’s Gaelic Heritage

Service Nova Scotia

May 10, 2018 11:30 AM

GAELIC AFFAIRS/SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA/TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--New Licence Plate Celebrates Nova Scotia’s Gaelic Heritage
Nova Scotians can now celebrate their Gaelic heritage or their connection to the language and culture by choosing the new Gaelic licence plate.

Changes to the Marriage Act Come into Effect May 1

Service Nova Scotia

April 25, 2018 11:14 AM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--Changes to the Marriage Act Come into Effect May 1
Changes to the Solemnization of Marriage Act, introduced last fall, will come into effect on May 1.

Cannabis Control Act Passes

Service Nova Scotia

April 19, 2018 11:52 AM

JUSTICE/SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--Cannabis Control Act Passes
Nova Scotia has passed its recreational cannabis legislation, the Cannabis Control Act. Two parts of the legislation are now in effect.

Illegal Tobacco Seized in Colchester County

Service Nova Scotia

April 12, 2018 1:22 PM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--Illegal Tobacco Seized in Colchester County
More illegal tobacco has been taken off the streets of Nova Scotia following a short-term investigation by Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.

Changes to Ticket Lottery Regulations Benefit Non-profit, Charitable Organizations

Service Nova Scotia

April 11, 2018 10:07 AM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--Changes to Ticket Lottery Regulations Benefit Non-profit, Charitable Organizations
Government is making fundraising easier and more affordable for sport teams, legions, churches and other charitable and non-profit community organizations.

Strengthening Funeral Home Oversight

Service Nova Scotia

March 9, 2018 11:53 AM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--Strengthening Funeral Home Oversight
Following an investigation into a funeral home incident in December, government will implement more stringent regulations and oversight.

Company Announced to Modernize the Registry of Joint Stock Companies

Service Nova Scotia

March 1, 2018 1:10 PM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--Company Announced to Modernize the Registry of Joint Stock Companies
Nova Scotia businesses can expect a new and improved Registry of Joint Stock Companies IT system by fall 2019.

Illegal Tobacco Seized in Cumberland County

Service Nova Scotia

February 14, 2018 10:11 AM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--Illegal Tobacco Seized in Cumberland County
More illegal tobacco has been taken off the streets of Nova Scotia following a one-month investigation by Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.

T.J. Tracey Cremation and Burial Specialists Funeral Home Licence Suspended

Service Nova Scotia

February 2, 2018 12:45 PM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--T.J. Tracey Cremation and Burial Specialists Funeral Home Licence Suspended
A funeral home in Nova Scotia has had its licence suspended due to unlicensed activity.

Nova Scotians Warned About Unlicensed Activity

Service Nova Scotia

January 19, 2018 9:35 AM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--Nova Scotians Warned About Unlicensed Activity
Service Nova Scotia is making Nova Scotians aware of unlicensed activity involving home alarm systems sold door-to-door.

Good Neighbour Energy Fund Launches Today

Service Nova Scotia

January 15, 2018 11:37 AM

SERVICE N.S.--Good Neighbour Energy Fund Launches Today
More Nova Scotians will be eligible for emergency home heating funding this winter through an enhanced Good Neighbour Energy Fund program launched today, Jan. 15.

This Year’s Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia

Service Nova Scotia

December 28, 2017 11:37 AM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--This Year’s Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia
NOTE: A list of the top baby names for 2017 follows this release. The 2017 information is current as of today, Dec. 28.
Nova Scotians favoured the same two baby names in 2017 as last year: Olivia and William. According to Nova Scotia's Registry of Vital Statistics, as of Dec. 28, Nova Scotia welcomed 53 babies named Olivia and 60 named William.

Illegal Tobacco Seized in Halifax Regional Municipality

Service Nova Scotia

December 19, 2017 11:38 AM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--Illegal Tobacco Seized in Halifax Regional Municipality
A significant amount of illegal tobacco has been taken off the streets following a traffic stop by members of the Halifax District RCMP along with Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.

Illegal Tobacco Seized in Halifax Regional Municipality

Service Nova Scotia

November 20, 2017 2:22 PM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA–-Illegal Tobacco Seized in Halifax Regional Municipality
A significant amount of illegal tobacco has been taken off the streets following a vehicle check by members of the Halifax District RCMP along with Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.

Lancement du Programme d'aide au chauffage

Service Nova Scotia

October 16, 2017 10:42 AM

SERVICE NOUVELLE-ÉCOSSE--Lancement du Programme d'aide au chauffage
Cinq mille foyers supplémentaires à l'échelle de la province pourront recevoir de l'aide pour payer les frais de chauffage cet hiver grâce au Programme d'aide au chauffage amélioré.

Heating Assistance Rebate Program Launches Today

Service Nova Scotia

October 16, 2017 10:39 AM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--Heating Assistance Rebate Program Launches Today
Five-thousand more households in the province will be able to receive help with home heating costs this season through an enhanced Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP).

Le gouvernement dévoile un nouveau permis de conduire et une nouvelle carte d'identité avec photo sécurisés

Service Nova Scotia

October 10, 2017 12:49 PM

TRANSPORTS/RENOUVELLEMENT DE L'INFRASTRUCTURE/SERVICE NOUVELLE-ÉCOSSE--Le gouvernement dévoile un nouveau permis de conduire et une nouvelle carte d'identité avec photo sécurisés
Le permis de conduire et la carte d’identité avec photo seront bientôt mieux protégés contre le vol d'identité, la fraude et la contrefaçon.

New Secure Driver’s Licence and Photo ID Cards

Service Nova Scotia

October 10, 2017 12:44 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA-- New Secure Driver’s Licence and Photo ID Cards
Nova Scotia driver’s licence and photo ID cards will soon be better protected against identity theft, fraud and forgery.

Modifications aux lois sur la protection des consommateurs

Service Nova Scotia

October 3, 2017 1:19 PM

SERVICE N.-É.--Modifications aux lois sur la protection des consommateurs
Le gouvernement a présenté, aujourd'hui 3 octobre, des modifications législatives à six lois qui permettront de mieux protéger les consommateurs de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Changes to Consumer Protection Legislation

Service Nova Scotia

October 3, 2017 1:18 PM

SERVICE N.S.-–Changes to Consumer Protection Legislation
Government introduced proposed legislative changes today, Oct. 3, to six consumer protection statutes that will better protect Nova Scotia consumers.

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