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2017-18 Emergency Services Provider Fund Grants Awarded

Municipal Affairs

October 30, 2017 10:11 AM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS-–2017-18 Emergency Services Provider Fund Grants Awarded
Volunteer first responder organizations will be able to purchase necessary safety equipment with help from the Emergency Services Provider Fund.

Chaque seconde compte pendant un incendie

Municipal Affairs

October 6, 2017 3:52 PM

AFFAIRES MUNICIPALES--Chaque seconde compte pendant un incendie
Un incendie dans votre maison peut mettre votre vie en danger en aussi peu que deux minutes. C'est pourquoi chaque seconde compte quand il s'agit de trouver un endroit sécuritaire.

Every Second Counts During a Fire

Municipal Affairs

October 6, 2017 3:49 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Every Second Counts During a Fire
It can take as little as two minutes for a fire in your home to become life-threatening, so every second matters in getting to safety.

Legislative Amendments to Enhance Municipal Expense Policies and Practices

Municipal Affairs

September 28, 2017 1:16 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Legislative Amendments to Enhance Municipal Expense Policies and Practices
Legislation to help the province’s municipalities and villages be more consistent and accountable for expense reporting was introduced today, Sept. 28.

Celebrating 20 Years of 911 Service

Municipal Affairs

July 4, 2017 10:08 AM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Celebrating 20 Years of 911 Service
On July 7, 1997, Nova Scotia launched the first provincewide 911 service in Canada.

Grants Support Municipal Infrastructure Projects

Municipal Affairs

April 28, 2017 12:32 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Grants Support Municipal Infrastructure Projects
NOTE: A list of municipal projects receiving support follows the release.
Government is supporting water and wastewater projects for ten communities through the Provincial Capital Assistance Program.

Funding to Help Communities Address Flood Risks

Municipal Affairs

April 26, 2017 2:18 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Funding to Help Communities Address Flood Risks
The province announced funding today, April 26, to help four communities reduce the risk of floods.

Legislative Amendments Will Strengthen Municipal Expense Policies and Practices

Municipal Affairs

April 26, 2017 1:38 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Legislative Amendments Will Strengthen Municipal Expense Policies and Practices
Legislation introduced today, April 26, will support the province’s municipalities and villages in being more open and accountable for expense reporting.

Emergency Services Provider Fund Offers Improved Support

Municipal Affairs

April 21, 2017 1:42 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Emergency Services Provider Fund Offers Improved Support
The province today, April 21, announced improvements to its Emergency Services Provider Fund program to make it easier for volunteer fire departments and emergency services organizations to purchase equipment.

Committee Delivers Recommendations on Municipal Expenses

Municipal Affairs

April 21, 2017 10:24 AM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Committee Delivers Recommendations on Municipal Expenses
Municipalities will soon post hospitality expenses online, based on a recommendation from a committee appointed to examine municipal expense policies and practices.

Building Code Changes Coming April 1

Municipal Affairs

March 17, 2017 12:49 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Building Code Changes Coming April 1
Nova Scotia is adopting changes to the National Building Code, which include increasing the maximum height of wooden residential buildings from four to six storeys.

La sécurité-incendie pendant le temps des Fêtes

Municipal Affairs

December 19, 2016 11:04 AM

AFFAIRES MUNICIPALES--La sécurité-incendie pendant le temps des Fêtes
Nous encourageons les Néo-Écossais à adopter des mesures de sécurité-incendie durant la période des Fêtes.

Be Fire Safe This Holiday Season

Municipal Affairs

December 19, 2016 10:53 AM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Be Fire Safe This Holiday Season
Nova Scotians are encouraged to practice fire safety this holiday season.

New Buses for Halifax Transit

Municipal Affairs

November 23, 2016 1:10 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--New Buses for Halifax Transit
A $2-million provincial grant will help Halifax Transit buy nine buses this year to replace aging MetroX rural express buses in the fleet.

Legislative Amendments Will Help Municipalities Support Residents Experiencing Water Shortages

Municipal Affairs

November 3, 2016 1:34 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Legislative Amendments Will Help Municipalities Support Residents Experiencing Water Shortages
Government is giving municipalities an important tool to help residents who are experiencing dry wells as a result of a historic water shortage.

Commercial Tax Flexibility for Halifax Regional Municipality

Municipal Affairs

November 1, 2016 1:32 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Commercial Tax Flexibility for Halifax Regional Municipality
Legislation introduced today, Nov. 1, will allow Halifax Regional Municipality to set different commercial property tax rates in designated zones.

Changes Introduced for Water Commission

Municipal Affairs

October 18, 2016 1:24 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Changes Introduced for Water Commission
Amendments to the Halifax Regional Water Commission Act introduced today, Oct. 18, will help Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and the commission co-ordinate their work more effectively.

Expanded Transit Service on Eastern Shore

Municipal Affairs

October 17, 2016 2:20 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Expanded Transit Service on Eastern Shore
Residents of the Eastern Shore now have expanded transit service thanks to $59,042 in provincial funding for a pilot project.

Une nouvelle vidéo aide les familles à préparer un plan d'évacuation en cas d'incendie

Municipal Affairs

October 14, 2016 1:46 PM

AFFAIRES MUNICIPALES--Une nouvelle vidéo aide les familles à préparer un plan d'évacuation en cas d'incendie
La sécurité-incendie commence à la maison et la Province veut aider les familles à se préparer.

New Video Helps Families Prepare Fire Escape Plan

Municipal Affairs

October 14, 2016 1:41 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--New Video Helps Families Prepare Fire Escape Plan
Fire safety starts at home and the province wants to help families prepare.

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