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

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Government Responds to Petroleum Products Committee Report

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

October 26, 2004 12:15 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Government Responds to Petroleum Products Committee Report
The Nova Scotia government will not require companies involved in exploration and production of petroleum products to divest themselves of retail gasoline outlets.

Province Supports Community Accessible Transportation Services

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

October 25, 2004 10:05 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Province Supports Community Accessible Transportation Services
For some Nova Scotians such seemingly routine things as daily appointments and activities outside the home can bring with them the real challenge of finding necessary transportation. The province's Dial-A-Ride programs help people across the province overcome this challenge by providing access to necessary transportation services.

New Safety Rules For Driving Schools

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October 1, 2004 10:03 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--New Safety Rules For Driving Schools
New driver training school regulations will help make for a safer environment for students learning how to drive, Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations Minister Barry Barnet announced today, Oct. 1.

African Nova Scotian Affairs Office Established

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

September 27, 2004 4:27 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--African Nova Scotian Affairs Office Established
Legislation has been introduced to formally establish the Office of African Nova Scotian Affairs and to authorize the office to hire permanent staff.

Information Sent to Canso Residents

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September 27, 2004 2:13 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Information Sent to Canso Residents
Residents of Canso will soon be receiving information to help them decide the future of their town.

Gas Distribution System Municipal Taxation Act Introduced

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

September 24, 2004 9:25 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Gas Distribution System Municipal Taxation Act Introduced
Municipal taxation of natural gas distribution systems in Nova Scotia will be based on a combination of assessment and revenues, rather than just assessed property value. This was the highlight of four bills introduced in the legislature today, Sept. 24, by Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations Minister Barry Barnet.

HRM Wins The 2004 Municipal InNOVAward

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

September 23, 2004 9:27 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--HRM Wins The 2004 Municipal InNOVAward
Co-operation and consultation are the key ingredients to success for Halifax Regional Municipality's (HRM) highly effective, innovative committee, the Development Liaison Group (DLG). The DLG includes representatives of government and the private sector and strives to ensure residential and commercial development in HRM occurs in a manner that is beneficial to residents and developers alike.

20-Year Tax Agreement for Terminal in Richmond County

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

September 20, 2004 1:49 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--20-Year Tax Agreement for Terminal in Richmond County
The Municipality of the County of Richmond will collect at least $3 million per year in municipal taxes once the Bear Head liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal proposed for Point Tupper is operational in late 2007.

Candidates Entitled To Campaign In Apartment Buildings

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

September 14, 2004 2:45 PM

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

Sydney Access Nova Scotia to Close Friday

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

August 26, 2004 3:50 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Sydney Access Nova Scotia to Close Friday
The Access Nova Scotia office on Kings Road in Sydney will be closed on Friday, Aug. 27, beginning at noon due to street construction. Water will be shut off to that part of the street, forcing the office closure.

Seniors Property Tax Program

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

August 13, 2004 9:11 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Seniors Property Tax Program
The department of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations will now administer the Seniors Property Tax Rebate Program.

Canso Discussed at Meeting

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August 10, 2004 4:54 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Canso Discussed at Meeting
The minister responsible for municipal relations and the mayor of Canso have agreed to some immediate steps to resolve the issue of Canso's future as an incorporated town.

Deadline Extended For Canso

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

July 28, 2004 2:37 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Deadline Extended For Canso
Barry Barnet, minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations, has agreed to extend the July 29 deadline regarding Canso's town status. The minister will meet with Canso Mayor Frank Fraser in the next few weeks to discuss the town's future.

New Lien Check Service Protects Consumers

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

June 30, 2004 11:52 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--New Lien Check Service Protects Consumers
Many people take unnecessary financial risks when they buy a used vehicle or boat. Starting Thursday, July 1, a new online service called Lien Check will offer consumers a low cost way to protect their investment.

Business Occupancy Tax Consultations

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

June 28, 2004 9:01 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Business Occupancy Tax Consultations
Business owners concerned about the business occupancy tax are invited to attend an information session being sponsored by the Nova Scotia government and the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities (UNSM).

Province Outlines Options For Canso

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

June 18, 2004 11:28 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Province Outlines Options For Canso
The Nova Scotia government is moving to protect municipal services for the people of Canso. Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations Minister Barry Barnet has written to the mayor and council of the town, advising them that the current budget crisis in the town cannot continue and it is now time to consider other options.

New Website Puts Data on the Map

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June 16, 2004 3:18 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--New Website Puts Data on the Map
A new Internet site launched today, June 16, will make it easier for people to find high quality Nova Scotia geographic data.

Mobile Home Park Advisory Committee Has First Meeting

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

June 10, 2004 2:35 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Mobile Home Park Advisory Committee Has First Meeting
Eight volunteers have agreed to sit on the Mobile Home Park Advisory Committee and the team met for the first time Wednesday, June 9.

Municipal, School Board Election Candidates Guide Available

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

June 4, 2004 1:28 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Municipal, School Board Election Candidates Guide Available
So you're considering taking a run at municipal council or the local school board in this October's elections, but don't know how to go about it. The essential information you need is now available in a comprehensive guide for first time and incumbent candidates.

Province Invests in Three Infrastructure Projects

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

May 21, 2004 11:11 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Province Invests in Three Infrastructure Projects
Residents of Mahone Bay, Ingonish and Granville Ferry can look forward to water quality improvements through three projects being funded by the Nova Scotia government.

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