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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.

Wi-Fi gratuit dans les centres Accès Nouvelle-Écosse

Service Nova Scotia

November 10, 2015 10:50 AM

SERVICE N.-É.--Wi-Fi gratuit dans les centres Accès Nouvelle-Écosse
Le gouvernement offrira le Wi-Fi dans les 13 centres Accès Nouvelle-Écosse de la province.

Free Wifi in Access Centres

Service Nova Scotia

November 10, 2015 10:46 AM

SERVICE N.S.--Free Wifi in Access Centres
Government is offering free Wifi in Access Nova Scotia Centres across the province. The new service will be available at all 13 locations.

Government Reduces Red Tape, Eliminates Place of Amusement Licence

Service Nova Scotia

October 23, 2015 2:04 PM

SERVICE N.S.--Government Reduces Red Tape, Eliminates Place of Amusement Licence
Places like arenas, bingo halls, Royal Canadian Legion branches, Kinsmen Clubs, and bowling centres will no longer require a Place of Amusement Licence to operate their facilities and locations.

Convenience Store Online Bundle Launched

Service Nova Scotia

October 21, 2015 11:51 AM

SERVICE N.S.--Convenience Store Online Bundle Launched
Government launched its second bundle of online services today, Oct. 21. The bundle makes it easier for convenience store operators to start or grow their businesses in Nova Scotia.

Alternative Service Delivery Request for Supplier Qualifications Issued

Service Nova Scotia

September 22, 2015 9:02 AM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--Alternative Service Delivery Request for Supplier Qualifications Issued
Service Nova Scotia issued a Request for Supplier Qualifications today, Sept. 22, as part of an ongoing process to explore the feasibility of alternative service delivery partnership opportunities for three registries.

Government Monitoring Gas Shortage Situation, Looking at Prevention

Service Nova Scotia

August 31, 2015 6:56 PM

SERVICE N.S.--Government Monitoring Gas Shortage Situation, Looking at Prevention
Service Nova Scotia Minister Mark Furey said today, Aug. 31, government is monitoring the current gas shortage and re-stocking efforts in the province, and looking at how it can be prevented in the future.

Annual Gaming Report Released

Service Nova Scotia

July 23, 2015 1:12 PM

SERVICE N.S.--Annual Gaming Report Released
The 2014-15 Nova Scotia Annual Gaming Report is available on the Service Nova Scotia website at http://novascotia.ca/sns/access/alcohol-gaming/publications.asp .

Alternative Service Delivery Update

Service Nova Scotia

July 21, 2015 10:27 AM

SERVICE N.S.--Alternative Service Delivery Update
Service Nova Scotia is looking to see if there is industry interest and expertise to partner with government to provide some registry services.

Restaurant and Accommodations Online Bundle Launched for Businesses

Service Nova Scotia

July 7, 2015 10:48 AM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--Restaurant and Accommodations Online Bundle Launched for Businesses
Government has launched a new online tool to make it easier for restaurant and accommodations operators to start or grow their businesses in Nova Scotia.

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