News releases from Conserve Nova Scotia (Page 1)

Boston Tree Send-off

Conserve Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians wished the Nova Scotia tree for Boston safe travels while enjoying a live musical performance by local band The Stanfields today, Nov. 18, in Halifax's Grand Parade.

Deputy Minister to Swim Across Halifax Harbour for United Way

Conserve Nova Scotia

David Darrow, Nova Scotia's senior deputy minister, will take the plunge in his harbour swim in support of the United Way on Thursday, Aug. 21.

Province, Businesses Deliver Fuel-efficient Vehicles

Conserve Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia will soon have more fuel-efficient trucks on the road through the transportation and technology programs announced a year ago.

New Legislation Helps Families Live Greener

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014) / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Conserve Nova Scotia

Amendments to two acts and a new bill that will help families save money and reduce their carbon footprint were introduced today, Nov. 25.

Energy Efficiency Rebate to Help New Homeowners, Builders

Conserve Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians planning to build a new home can benefit from generous rebates, permanent energy savings and reduced greenhouse-gas emissions with the help of a new energy efficiency rebate program.

EnerGuide Offers Savings in Several Ways

Conserve Nova Scotia

If we all make some changes to the way we use energy, we could make a significant difference to the economic and environmental future of Nova Scotia. That means more money in all of our pocketbooks and a greener future for Nova Scotians in every part of the province.

Province Helps More Nova Scotians Reduce Energy Costs

Conserve Nova Scotia

The province is making life more affordable for low-income Nova Scotians by increasing its investment in a program that provides energy efficiency upgrades at no cost to homeowners.

Province Helps Taxi Drivers Go Green

Conserve Nova Scotia

Conserve Nova Scotia's newest pilot project will help taxi drivers save money and help the environment by using less fuel.

Lights Out for Earth Hour

Conserve Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians are being encouraged to turn off the lights in support of Earth Hour on Saturday, March 27.

Province, HRM Invest in Hybrid Bus Technology

Conserve Nova Scotia

Public transit is even better for the environment with two new hybrid buses on the roads in Halifax Regional Municipality.

Initial Board of Directors Announced for Efficiency Nova Scotia Corporation

Conserve Nova Scotia

The initial board members have been announced for Efficiency Nova Scotia Corporation, the province's new independent administrator to help Nova Scotians reduce energy use.

Province Invests $4.25 Million in Green Transportation and Technology Projects

Conserve Nova Scotia / Environment

Nova Scotia will soon become greener with a $4.25-million investment from the province to support fuel-efficient transportation and technology programs.

Efficiency Nova Scotia Corporation to be Created

Conserve Nova Scotia

Legislation to create an independent administrator to help Nova Scotians cut electricity use was introduced today, Oct. 23.

Government Buildings Being Assessed for Energy Efficiency Opportunities

Environment / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Conserve Nova Scotia

Over the next three to six months, government buildings and schools will be assessed to determine the best way to make energy-efficiency improvements.

Le gouvernement provincial annonce les récipiendaires des subventions pour les projets de transport écologique

Conserve Nova Scotia

Douze communautés de la Nouvelle-Écosse sont en route vers un avenir plus propre et plus durable grâce au financement du gouvernement provincial.

Province Announces Recipients of Green Transportation Grants

Conserve Nova Scotia

Twelve communities in Nova Scotia are on the road toward a cleaner, more sustainable future, thanks to funding by the province.

Building More Energy-efficient Homes

Conserve Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians are being encouraged to build more energy-efficient houses.

Province Helps Fund Transit Feasibility Study

Conserve Nova Scotia

The province is investing $30,000 in a feasibility study that will help bring Lunenburg County one step closer to establishing transit service in the community.

Nova Scotia Schools, Businesses Go Idle-Free

Conserve Nova Scotia

More than 20 schools and businesses across Nova Scotia are encouraging drivers to save fuel and help protect the environment with idle-free signs.

Another Successful LED Holiday Light Exchange Program Wraps Up

Conserve Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians will save energy and money this holiday season after exchanging about 15,000 sets of incandescent holiday lights for energy efficient light emitting diode (LED) lights.