News releases from Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services (Page 2)

More Options to Support Responsible Gaming

Finance and Treasury Board / Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

Government wants to help casino patrons manage their play and access the support they need through a more flexible Voluntary Self Exclusion program.

Vendor Selected for Access to Information Portal

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

Nova Scotians will be able to safely and securely submit access to information requests online when a new case management system is implemented later this year.

Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

Charlotte is Nova Scotians’ favourite baby name for 2019.

Open Data Portal Adds New Datasets

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

Individuals and businesses can make discoveries and help grow the economy by using provincial government data made available through the open data portal.

Heating Assistance Rebate Program Opens

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

Home heating costs can be difficult for low-income Nova Scotians to afford, which is why the Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP) is once again available.

Changes to Benefit Businesses

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

Government wants to change three different pieces of legislation to help save businesses time and money.

Committee Meetings to be Televised, FOIPOP Annual Report Released

Speaker's Office / Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

The House of Assembly will be televising all standing committees, including law amendments, following the upcoming sitting of the legislature, which begins Thursday, Sept. 26.

Refunds for Pre-arranged Funerals with J.M. Curry Funeral Home

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

Government is working to help people get a refund from J.M. Curry Funeral Home for pre-arranged funeral payments.

Appointments to the Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

For the first time two consumer advocates have been appointed to the Nova Scotia Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.

Government Makes Province More Attractive to Business

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

Businesses incorporated in another province or territory no longer have to pay extra provincial registration and renewal fees when they set up shop in Nova Scotia.

Open Data Portal Adds More Datasets

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

New datasets are being added to government’s open data portal today, July 15.

Nouvelles options pour la mention du genre sur les documents d'identité

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (to Feb. 23, 2021) / Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

La Nouvelle-Écosse continue d'apporter des changements pour mieux refléter la population diversifiée de la province. À compter d'aujourd'hui 9 juillet, le gouvernement provincial offre un plus grand nombre d'options pour indiquer l'identité de genre sur le certificat de naissance, le permis de conduire et la carte d'identité avec photo.

Gender Options Expanded for Identity Documents

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (to Feb. 23, 2021) / Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

Nova Scotia continues to make changes to reflect the province’s diverse population. Today, July 9 the province is giving people more options for gender identity on a birth certificate, driver’s licence and a photo ID card.

Name Change Fees Waived for Residential School Survivors, Family Members

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services / Aboriginal Affairs

Government is making it easier for Residential School survivors and their families to reclaim their birth name.

Property Tax Rebate to Benefit Seniors

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

Low-income seniors will be able to afford to stay in their homes longer, thanks to the Property Tax Rebate for Seniors.

Changes to Residential Tenancies Act Benefit Tenants, Landlords

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

Tenants and landlords will benefit from new regulations and changes to the Residential Tenancies Act that are now effective.