News releases from Municipal Affairs

Municipal Innovation Projects Announced

Municipal Affairs

The Nova Scotia government is announcing the first investments under a new program that supports municipalities working together on economic development and planning projects.

Amendment to Halifax Regional Municipality Charter

Municipal Affairs

Government is amending the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter to support the municipality’s plan to improve the pool area on the Central Common.

Change to Legislation Modernizes Municipal Operations

Municipal Affairs

Government is amending the Municipal Government Act and the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter to modernize local government operations.

More Accountability for Local Governments

Municipal Affairs

Government is amending the Municipal Government Act and the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter to provide more transparency and increased accountability for Nova Scotians by their local government.

Changes Support Making Nova Scotia Barrier Free

Municipal Affairs

Government is making changes to the Municipal Government Act and the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter that will enable local governments to help businesses become more accessible and support Nova Scotia’s goal of being barrier free by 2030.

Legislation Will Accelerate Land Title Claims in Historic African Nova Scotian Communities

Justice / Communities, Culture and Heritage / Lands and Forestry / Municipal Affairs

The Rankin government is introducing legislation that will help speed up the settling of land claims and address land ownership inequities in five historic African Nova Scotian communities.