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Legislation Introduced to Update Gaming Control Act

Service Nova Scotia

October 20, 2016 1:16 PM

SERVICE N.S.--Legislation Introduced to Update Gaming Control Act
Government is proposing legislation to update the Gaming Control Act today, Oct. 20, and ensure timely responses to gaming licence applications.

Accès plus facile à l'aide au chauffage pour les Néo-Écossais

Service Nova Scotia

October 11, 2016 11:39 AM

SERVICE NOUVELLE-ÉCOSSE--Accès plus facile à l'aide au chauffage pour les Néo-Écossais
Le gouvernement apporte des modifications au Programme d'aide au chauffage afin de faciliter le processus de demande pour les Néo-Écossais et d'accélérer le traitement des demandes.

Nova Scotians to Have Easier Access to Heating Assistance

Service Nova Scotia

October 11, 2016 11:36 AM

SERVICE N.S.--Nova Scotians to Have Easier Access to Heating Assistance
Government is making changes to the Heating Assistance Rebate Program that will make it easier and faster for Nova Scotians to apply for and receive their rebate.

Provincial Government Kicks off United Way Campaign with a Big Splash

Service Nova Scotia

September 8, 2016 9:07 AM

SERVICE N.S.--Provincial Government Kicks off United Way Campaign with a Big Splash
The CEO of Housing Nova Scotia, Dan McDougall, Halifax-Chebucto MLA Joachim Stroink and a team of swimmers are diving into the challenge of completing not one, not two, but three harbour swims today, Sept. 8 in support of the United Way.

Illegal Tobacco Seized in Halifax Regional Municipality

Service Nova Scotia

July 29, 2016 10:49 AM

SERVICE N.S.--Illegal Tobacco Seized in Halifax Regional Municipality
A significant amount of illegal tobacco has been taken off the street following a six-month operation by Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.

Annual Gaming Report Released

Service Nova Scotia

July 21, 2016 10:05 AM

SERVICE N.S.--Annual Gaming Report Released
The 2015-16 Nova Scotia Annual Gaming Report is available on the Service Nova Scotia website at http://novascotia.ca/sns/pdf/agd-nova-scotia-annual-gaming-report-2015-16.pdf

Nova Scotia to Modernize Driver's Licences and Photo Identification System

Service Nova Scotia

July 15, 2016 2:48 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/SERVICE N.S.--Nova Scotia to Modernize Driver's Licences and Photo Identification System
All four Atlantic provinces will introduce a new system to help make provincially issued identification more secure and prevent identity theft.

Changes to Liquor Licensing Regulations

Service Nova Scotia

July 5, 2016 9:30 AM

SERVICE N.S.--Changes to Liquor Licensing Regulations
Administrative changes to the province's liquor licensing regulations will cut red tape and ensure the regulations better meet the needs of business owners.

Government Introduces New Business Designation

Service Nova Scotia

June 15, 2016 9:52 AM

SERVICE N.S.--Government Introduces New Business Designation
New and existing social enterprises now have the choice to apply for designation as a Community Interest Company.

Pre-arranged Funeral Plans to Help Nova Scotians During Time of Loss

Service Nova Scotia

June 15, 2016 9:14 AM

SERVICE N.S.--Pre-arranged Funeral Plans to Help Nova Scotians During Time of Loss
Nova Scotians will soon have the option to purchase insurance in funeral homes to fund pre-arranged funeral plans.

Major Illegal Tobacco Seizure in Halifax Regional Municipality

Service Nova Scotia

June 1, 2016 2:02 PM

SERVICE N.S.--Major Illegal Tobacco Seizure in Halifax Regional Municipality
A significant amount of illegal tobacco has been taken off the street following a seven-month investigation by Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.

Government Changes Casino Regulations

Service Nova Scotia

May 25, 2016 9:06 AM

SERVICE N.S.--Government Changes Casino Regulations
NOTE: Old and new supervisor ratios for casino games follow this release.
Government made a number of administrative changes to Casino Regulations, today, May 25, to cut red tape and align Nova Scotia with other jurisdictions.

Government to Modernize Registries

Service Nova Scotia

April 18, 2016 12:10 PM

SERVICE N.S.--Government to Modernize Registries
Government has decided an alternative service delivery option, through a private sector partner, is not the right option to modernize the motor vehicles, companies and land registries.

Access N.S. Centres Close Due to Weather

Service Nova Scotia

January 29, 2016 2:56 PM

SERVICE N.S.--Access N.S. Centres Close Due to Weather
Access N.S. Centres in Halifax, Dartmouth and Sackville will close at 3:00 p.m. today, Jan. 29, due to a winter storm.

Government Contributes to Good Neighbour Energy Fund

Service Nova Scotia

January 21, 2016 12:01 PM

SERVICE N.S.--Government Contributes to Good Neighbour Energy Fund
Government is once again contributing to the Good Neighbour Energy Fund, administered by the Salvation Army.

Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia in 2015

Service Nova Scotia

December 30, 2015 11:07 AM

SERVICE N.S.--Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia in 2015
NOTE: A list of the top 20 baby names for boys and girls for 2015 follows this release.
The results are in! According to Nova Scotia's Registry of Vital Statistics, those who wrote Ava or Owen on a birth certificate this year were not alone. Nova Scotia welcomed at least 56 babies named Ava and 59 named Owen to the province.

Amendments to Liquor Control Act

Service Nova Scotia

November 25, 2015 1:17 PM

SERVICE N.S.--Amendments to Liquor Control Act
Service Nova Scotia Minister Mark Furey introduced amendments to the Liquor Control Act today, Nov. 25, to cut red tape for the Nova Scotia liquor manufacturing industry.

Bridgewater Access Centre Closed Friday, New Location Opening Monday

Service Nova Scotia

November 17, 2015 9:32 AM

SERVICE N.S.--Bridgewater Access Centre Closed Friday, New Location Opening Monday
The Access Nova Scotia Centre at 80 Logan Rd., Bridgewater and the Land Registry Office, located at 270 Logan Rd., Bridgewater will both be closed Friday, Nov. 20.

Programmes de chauffage et de logement pour les Néo-Écossais

Service Nova Scotia

November 10, 2015 12:08 PM

SERVICE N.-É.--Programmes de chauffage et de logement pour les Néo-Écossais
Le gouvernement offre de l'aide financière aux Néo-Écossais pour les aider à payer leurs frais de chauffage et pour rendre leur maison plus sécuritaire et plus accessible.

Heating and Housing Programs for Nova Scotians

Service Nova Scotia

November 10, 2015 12:06 PM

SERVICE N.S.--Heating and Housing Programs for Nova Scotians
Government is reaching out to Nova Scotians regarding financial assistance for home heating and making their homes safer and more accessible.

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