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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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Consumers Beware of Vehicle Registration Telephone Scam

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

December 18, 2008 4:08 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Consumers Beware of Vehicle Registration Telephone Scam
Nova Scotians should be aware of a telephone scam involving vehicle registrations.

Government of Canada Invests in Nova Scotia Infrastructure

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

December 17, 2008 9:22 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Government of Canada Invests in Nova Scotia Infrastructure
Nova Scotia municipalities will have access to more than $223 million in infrastructure funding through the federal Gas Tax Fund. The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia today, Dec. 17, signed an agreement to extend the fund from 2010 to 2014.

Automatic Home Heating Rebate Extended to 28,000 More Homeowners

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

December 16, 2008 1:23 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Automatic Home Heating Rebate Extended to 28,000 More Homeowners
More than 28,000 additional homeowners will automatically receive a rebate on their oil bill after changes to the Your Energy Rebate program.

Gas Regulation Review Released

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

November 27, 2008 1:26 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Gas Regulation Review Released
A two-year review of gas regulation indicates that gas prices are more stable and predictable, rural gas stations are more protected and regional gas price differences are minimal.

Legislation to Protect Purchase Deposits on New Homes Under Construction

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

November 7, 2008 9:22 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Legislation to Protect Purchase Deposits on New Homes Under Construction
The Homeowner Protection Act introduced today, Nov. 7, offers deposit protection to Nova Scotians who enter into construction agreements for new homes.

New Legislation to Encourage Land Conservation

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

November 5, 2008 2:44 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--New Legislation to Encourage Land Conservation
New legislation introduced today, Nov. 5, calls for a property tax exemption on private property used for conservation.

Four Acts Amended

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

October 30, 2008 2:46 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Four Acts Amended
Nova Scotians have clearer and more efficient legislation after amendments were introduced to four acts today, Oct. 30, by Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations Minister Jamie Muir.

Candidates Entitled to Campaign in Apartment Buildings

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

October 15, 2008 4:18 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Candidates Entitled to Campaign in Apartment Buildings
Landlords and apartment building owners are being reminded that candidates in municipal elections are entitled to campaign in apartment buildings.

Heating Assistance Rebate Applications Now Available

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

October 9, 2008 10:29 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Heating Assistance Rebate Applications Now Available
Low and modest-income Nova Scotians may now apply for assistance under the province's Heating Assistance Rebate Program.

Enhancing Safety in Communities

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

October 3, 2008 2:57 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Enhancing Safety in Communities
Volunteer fire departments and emergency response organizations across the province are getting extra help to keep communities and families safe with more than $2 million from the Emergency Services Provider Fund.

Cumberland County Receives Transit Funding

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

September 29, 2008 2:00 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Cumberland County Receives Transit Funding
Residents of Cumberland County will soon have accessible transit service thanks to $69,910 in funding from the province announced today, Sept. 29.

Province Steps Up Tough Stance on Drinking and Driving

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

September 16, 2008 1:41 PM

SERVICE N.S/MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Province Steps Up Tough Stance on Drinking and Driving
Nova Scotia's roads and communities will be safer thanks to a new program designed to reduce drinking and driving. The province unveiled its Alcohol Ignition Interlock Program today, Sept. 16, in Truro.

Nova Scotia Pursuing Enhanced Driver's Licence

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

August 28, 2008 11:56 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS/TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Nova Scotia Pursuing Enhanced Driver's Licence
Nova Scotia is working with the other Atlantic provinces toward an enhanced driver's licence. The enhanced licence will help ease travel as an alternative to a passport for Nova Scotians entering the United States by land or sea.

Infrastructure Programs Invest $8.7 Million in Nine Communities

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

August 12, 2008 9:22 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS–-Infrastructure Programs Invest $8.7 Million in Nine Communities
NOTE: A list of projects follows this release.
Nine Nova Scotia communities will benefit from safer drinking water and improved storm water systems thanks to a shared investment by three levels of government.

Region of Queens Receives Infrastructure Funding

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

August 7, 2008 3:03 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Region of Queens Receives Infrastructure Funding
Residents in the Region of Queens Municipality will benefit from safer drinking water and improved wastewater treatment thanks to a shared investment by the federal, provincial and municipal governments.

Registry of Motor Vehicle Services Restored

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

August 5, 2008 4:13 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Registry of Motor Vehicle Services Restored
All Registry of Motor Vehicle services have been restored at Access Nova Scotia Centres across the province.

Registry of Motor Vehicle Services Temporarily Unavailable

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

August 1, 2008 2:21 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Registry of Motor Vehicle Services Temporarily Unavailable
Registry of Motor Vehicle (RMV) services across the province are temporarily unavailable until further notice.

Building Canada Funding Flows to Mahone Bay and Chester

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

July 15, 2008 3:40 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Building Canada Funding Flows to Mahone Bay and Chester
Residents of Mahone Bay and Chester will benefit from improved drinking water and wastewater treatment thanks to a shared investment by the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia under the Communities Component of the Building Canada plan.

Les ministres responsables des administrations locales se sont réunis à Halifax

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

July 11, 2008 4:42 PM

SERVICES N.-É. ET RELATIONS AVEC LES MUNICIPALITÉS--Les ministres responsables des administrations locales se sont réunis à Halifax
Au cours de leur réunion annuelle aujourd’hui 11 juillet à Halifax, les ministres provinciaux et territoriaux responsables des administrations locales se sont entendus pour poursuivre le dialogue collectif avec le secteur municipal sur des points d’intérêt commun, notamment le financement des infrastructures, les relations avec les peuples autochtones ainsi que la vitalité et le renforcement des municipalités et des collectivités urbaines, rurales et nordiques.

Ministers Responsible for Local Government Meet in Halifax

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

July 11, 2008 4:40 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Ministers Responsible for Local Government Meet in Halifax
At their annual meeting today, July 11, in Halifax, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for local government called for continued collective dialogue with the municipal sector on common interests, such as infrastructure funding, relationships with Aboriginal peoples, and enhancing the strength and vitality of urban, rural and northern municipalities and communities.

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