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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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Amendments to the Companies Act

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April 12, 2007 10:19 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Amendments to the Companies Act
Nova Scotia companies will soon see a reduction of about 30,000 hours of paperwork every year and simplified procedures for doing business.

Off-highway Vehicles Now Require Liability Insurance

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April 10, 2007 1:15 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Off-highway Vehicles Now Require Liability Insurance
Effective immediately, anyone operating an off-highway vehicle (OHV)on another person's property must have liability insurance of at least $500,000, as well as accident benefit coverage.

HRM Receives Infrastructure Investment

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April 2, 2007 3:28 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--HRM Receives Infrastructure Investment
Residents of Halifax Regional Municipality will have more opportunities to get active in a gym or on the trails thanks to provincial and federal funding through the Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Amendment to the Municipal Grants Act

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March 21, 2007 3:05 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Amendment to the Municipal Grants Act
The province will continue to pay the 10 municipalities with university and hospital residences 100 per cent of the grants-in-lieu of taxes, which began in 2006-07.

Infrastructure Program Invests $3.9 Million in Water Project

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March 9, 2007 2:30 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Infrastructure Program Invests $3.9 Million in Water Project
Residents in St. Peter's and Sampsonville, Richmond Co., will be closer to improved drinking water thanks to funding through the Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Residents of New Glasgow and Stellarton Soon to Have Improved Wastewater

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March 8, 2007 3:34 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Residents of New Glasgow and Stellarton Soon to Have Improved Wastewater
Residents of New Glasgow and Stellarton will soon have improved wastewater systems thanks to funding made available through the Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Three Projects Receive Infrastructure Funding

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March 7, 2007 10:38 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Three Projects Receive Infrastructure Funding
Mulgrave, Sherbrooke Village and Guysborough County residents will have improved water and wastewater systems, and 16 municipalities in Cape Breton and eastern Nova Scotia will have better solid-waste management systems, thanks to Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund investments.

Antigonish Residents to have Improved Wastewater Systems

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March 6, 2007 2:29 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Antigonish Residents to have Improved Wastewater Systems
Residents in Antigonish will soon have improved wastewater systems thanks to funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

More Than 550 Households to Receive Improved Drinking Water

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March 5, 2007 11:01 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--More Than 550 Households to Receive Improved Drinking Water
The quality of drinking water in more than 550 households and nearly 140 businesses in Truro will be improved thanks to a Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund investment.

Three Cumberland County Communities Receive Infrastructure Funding

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March 5, 2007 9:29 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Three Cumberland County Communities Receive Infrastructure Funding
Springhill and Parrsboro residents will soon have improved wastewater systems and Oxford residents will soon have better drinking water thanks to Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund investments.

Two Infrastructure Wastewater Improvement Projects Welcomed in Lunenburg County

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February 19, 2007 10:11 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Two Infrastructure Wastewater Improvement Projects Welcomed in Lunenburg County
Residents in Chester and New Germany, Lunenburg Co., will soon have improved wastewater systems thanks to funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Rural HRM to Receive High Speed Internet Access

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February 17, 2007 11:00 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Rural HRM to Receive High Speed Internet Access
High-speed Internet access is being expanded throughout Halifax Regional Municipality as a result of funding announced today, Feb. 17, by the federal and provincial governments.

Two Shelburne County Communities Receive Infrastructure Funding

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February 16, 2007 11:03 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Two Shelburne County Communities Receive Infrastructure Funding
Residents in Clarks Harbour will soon enjoy a new civic centre and people in Woods Harbour will soon have a multi-use trail thanks to funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Hebron Industrial Park Receives Infrastructure Funding

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

February 16, 2007 9:10 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Hebron Industrial Park Receives Infrastructure Funding
The Hebron Industrial Park will soon be expanding thanks to funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Conference Board Report Needs Review

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February 9, 2007 11:30 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Conference Board Report Needs Review
A recent Conference Board of Canada report on municipal investment does not provide a full or clear picture of services provided to Nova Scotia municipalities by the provincial government.

Western Region Property Assessment Notices Sent

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February 7, 2007 9:27 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Western Region Property Assessment Notices Sent
Assessment notices are in the mail today, Feb. 7, to Nova Scotia property owners. In the western region of Nova Scotia, the value of residential property assessments is more than $5.1 billion, an increase of more than 9.6 per cent from 2006. Commercial property assessments totalled more than $1.6 billion, an increase of almost six per cent.

Southern Region Property Assessment Notices Sent

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February 7, 2007 9:25 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Southern Region Property Assessment Notices Sent
Assessment notices are in the mail today, Feb. 7, to Nova Scotia property owners. In the southern region of Nova Scotia, the value of residential property assessments is more than $6.4 billion, an increase of more than 10.2 per cent from 2006. Commercial property assessments totalled almost $1.7 billion, an increase of almost 3.5 per cent.

Northern Region Property Assessment Notices Sent

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February 7, 2007 9:21 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Northern Region Property Assessment Notices Sent
Assessment notices are in the mail today, Feb. 7, to Nova Scotia property owners. In the northern region of Nova Scotia, the value of residential property assessments is almost $6.3 billion, an increase of 11 per cent from 2006. Commercial property assessments totalled more than $8 billion an increase of more than 2.6 per cent.

Eastern Region Property Assessment Notices Sent

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February 7, 2007 9:18 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Eastern Region Property Assessment Notices Sent
Assessment notices are in the mail today, Feb. 7, to Nova Scotia property owners. In the eastern region of Nova Scotia, the value of residential property assessments is more than $5.8 billion, an increase of more than 6.8 per cent from 2006. Commercial property assessments totalled almost $2.8 billion, an increase of 4.6 per cent.

HRM Property Assessment Notices Sent

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February 7, 2007 9:03 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--HRM Property Assessment Notices Sent
Assessment notices are in the mail today, Feb. 7, to Nova Scotia property owners. In Halifax Regional Municipality, the value of residential property assessments is more than $23 billion, an increase of 10 per cent from 2006. Commercial property assessments totalled almost $8 billion, an increase of almost 8.5 per cent.

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