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922 releases issued in the specified time period for Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

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Province Amends Program that Helps Prevent Impaired Driving

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

March 31, 2014 1:04 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Province Amends Program that Helps Prevent Impaired Driving
Nova Scotia is updating Alcohol Ignition Interlock program regulations to formalize practices and reflect recent Criminal Code changes.

Shared Vision Needed for Strong Nova Scotia Municipalities, Op-ed

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

March 28, 2014 10:23 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Shared Vision Needed for Strong Nova Scotia Municipalities, Op-ed
NOTE: The following is a op-ed piece from Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations Minister Mark Furey.
Building a stronger Nova Scotia demands a unity of purpose. We will succeed only if we work together in a spirit of trust and co-operation. This was the conclusion of the One Nova Scotia report, released last month by Ray Ivany and his commission on Building Our New Economy.

Changes Introduced to Property Valuation Services Corporation Act

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

March 28, 2014 9:37 AM

SERVICE N.S/MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Changes Introduced to Property Valuation Services Corporation Act
Amendments were introduced today, March 28, to the Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC) Act to remove the Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations representative from the board.

Yarmouth Access Nova Scotia Open

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

March 27, 2014 10:09 AM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA/MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Yarmouth Access Nova Scotia Open
The Access Nova Scotia office in Yarmouth is now open.

Yarmouth Access Nova Scotia Office Closed

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

March 27, 2014 8:42 AM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA/MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Yarmouth Access Nova Scotia Office Closed
The Access Nova Scotia office in Yarmouth will not open at 8:30 a.m. today, March 27, because of weather conditions. The situation will be reassessed and public will be notified when it's re-opened

Province Not Contributing to Pictou County Governance Study

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

March 25, 2014 8:16 PM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA/MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Province Not Contributing to Pictou County Governance Study
After meetings with the six municipal units in Pictou County, Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations Minister Mark Furey announced today, March 25, the province will not be contributing to the study on a regional governance model.

Shelburne Registry of Motor Vehicles/Land Registration Offices Closed March 26

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

March 25, 2014 5:19 PM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA/MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Shelburne Registry of Motor Vehicles/Land Registration Offices Closed March 26
The Registry of Motor Vehicles and the Land Registration offices in the Shelburne municipal building at 136 Hammond St., will be closed Wednesday, March 26.

Transition Co-ordinator for Springhill Appointed

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

March 10, 2014 11:27 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Transition Co-ordinator for Springhill Appointed
Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations Minister Mark Furey announced today, March 10, the appointment of John Leefe, a former mayor of the Region of Queens Municipality and long-time provincial cabinet minister, as transition co-ordinator to oversee the change in governance for the Town of Springhill.

Nouveau guide sur les étapes à suivre après un décès

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

February 25, 2014 10:07 AM

SERVICES NOUVELLE-ÉCOSSE ET RELATIONS AVEC LES MUNICIPALITÉS--Nouveau guide sur les étapes à suivre après un décès
Les Néo-Écossais qui font face au décès d'un proche ont maintenant accès à des conseils grâce à un nouveau guide offert par le gouvernement. Le guide, intitulé « Ce que vous devez faire après que quelqu'un est décédé », énumère les étapes à suivre et les organismes avec qui vous devez communiquer après le décès de quelqu'un.

New Guidebook Outlines What to Do When Someone Dies

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

February 25, 2014 10:06 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--New Guidebook Outlines What to Do When Someone Dies
Nova Scotians dealing with the death of a loved one can get some help from a new government guidebook. What You Have to do After Someone Passes Away, outlines the affairs that need to be handled and the organizations dealt with when someone dies.

Shelburne Registry of Motor Vehicles, Land Registration Office Closed

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

February 5, 2014 2:01 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Shelburne Registry of Motor Vehicles, Land Registration Office Closed
The Shelburne Registry of Motor Vehicle and Land Registration Office, in the Municipal Building on Hammond Street, are closed for the rest of today, Feb. 5, because of weather conditions.

Provincial Employees Exceed United Way Goal

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

February 5, 2014 11:07 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Provincial Employees Exceed United Way Goal
Provincial government employees surpassed fundraising goals during the annual United Way campaign.

HRM Charter Amendments Support Planning, Affordable Housing

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

February 4, 2014 1:31 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--HRM Charter Amendments Support Planning, Affordable Housing
Halifax Regional Municipality now has the authority to carry out more flexible planning, implement faster development approvals, and generate more affordable housing and other community improvements that will benefit residents.

Province to Cut Red Tape for Hospitality Industry

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

January 30, 2014 1:54 PM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA/MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Province to Cut Red Tape for Hospitality Industry
The government is partnering with municipalities and with the restaurant and accommodations industry to slash red tape and make it easier to do business in Nova Scotia.

Regulations Link Criminal Records to Name Changes

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

January 29, 2014 1:30 PM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA/MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Regulations Link Criminal Records to Name Changes
Starting Thursday, Jan. 30, it will be harder for people with criminal records to hide their past by changing their legal name.

Micropubs Can Sell Brew to Take Home

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

January 29, 2014 11:44 AM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA/MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Micropubs Can Sell Brew to Take Home
Microbrewery customers can now buy a bottle of their favorite local brew right from the bar.

Seniors Warned of Illegal Door-to-Door Sales

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

January 28, 2014 1:55 PM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA/MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Seniors Warned of Illegal Door-to-Door Sales
Seniors are being warned to watch out for slick sales pitches after a door-to-door seller was convicted last week of selling medical alarm and monitoring systems in Nova Scotia without a licence.

Office Closures

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

January 22, 2014 11:58 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Office Closures
In the interest of public safety, all Access Nova Scotia, Registry of Motor Vehicles and Land Registration Offices are closed for the rest of today, Jan. 22, because of weather conditions.

Guysborough Land Registration Office Closed Jan. 10

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

January 8, 2014 1:54 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Guysborough Land Registration Office Closed Jan. 10
The Guysborough Land Registration office, in the Municipal Building, will be closed Friday, Jan. 10, for building repairs. The office will re-open Monday, Jan. 13.

All Access Nova Scotia, Registry of Motor Vehicles, Land Registration Offices Closed

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

January 3, 2014 12:42 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--All Access Nova Scotia, Registry of Motor Vehicles, Land Registration Offices Closed
In the interest of public safety, all Access Nova Scotia, Registry of Motor Vehicles and Land Registration offices in the province will close for the rest of today, Jan. 3, because of weather conditions. The province’s toll-free number, 1-800-670-4357, which handles public enquiries is also closed.

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