News releases from Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014) (Page 1)

Company Announced to Modernize the Registry of Joint Stock Companies

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

Nova Scotia businesses can expect a new and improved Registry of Joint Stock Companies IT system by fall 2019.

Province Amends Program that Helps Prevent Impaired Driving

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

Nova Scotia is updating Alcohol Ignition Interlock program regulations to formalize practices and reflect recent Criminal Code changes.

Shared Vision Needed for Strong Nova Scotia Municipalities, Op-ed

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

Building a stronger Nova Scotia demands a unity of purpose. We will succeed only if we work together in a spirit of trust and co-operation. This was the conclusion of the One Nova Scotia report, released last month by Ray Ivany and his commission on Building Our New Economy.

Changes Introduced to Property Valuation Services Corporation Act

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

Amendments were introduced today, March 28, to the Property Valuation Services Corporation (PVSC) Act to remove the Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations representative from the board.

Yarmouth Access Nova Scotia Open

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

The Access Nova Scotia office in Yarmouth is now open.

Yarmouth Access Nova Scotia Office Closed

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

The Access Nova Scotia office in Yarmouth will not open at 8:30 a.m. today, March 27, because of weather conditions. The situation will be reassessed and public will be notified when it's re-opened

Province Not Contributing to Pictou County Governance Study

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

After meetings with the six municipal units in Pictou County, Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations Minister Mark Furey announced today, March 25, the province will not be contributing to the study on a regional governance model.

Shelburne Registry of Motor Vehicles/Land Registration Offices Closed March 26

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

The Registry of Motor Vehicles and the Land Registration offices in the Shelburne municipal building at 136 Hammond St., will be closed Wednesday, March 26.

Transition Co-ordinator for Springhill Appointed

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

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations Minister Mark Furey announced today, March 10, the appointment of John Leefe, a former mayor of the Region of Queens Municipality and long-time provincial cabinet minister, as transition co-ordinator to oversee the change in governance for the Town of Springhill.

Nouveau guide sur les étapes à suivre après un décès

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

Les Néo-Écossais qui font face au décès d'un proche ont maintenant accès à des conseils grâce à un nouveau guide offert par le gouvernement. Le guide, intitulé « Ce que vous devez faire après que quelqu'un est décédé », énumère les étapes à suivre et les organismes avec qui vous devez communiquer après le décès de quelqu'un.

New Guidebook Outlines What to Do When Someone Dies

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

Nova Scotians dealing with the death of a loved one can get some help from a new government guidebook. What You Have to do After Someone Passes Away, outlines the affairs that need to be handled and the organizations dealt with when someone dies.

Shelburne Registry of Motor Vehicles, Land Registration Office Closed

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

The Shelburne Registry of Motor Vehicle and Land Registration Office, in the Municipal Building on Hammond Street, are closed for the rest of today, Feb. 5, because of weather conditions.

Provincial Employees Exceed United Way Goal

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

Provincial government employees surpassed fundraising goals during the annual United Way campaign.

HRM Charter Amendments Support Planning, Affordable Housing

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

Halifax Regional Municipality now has the authority to carry out more flexible planning, implement faster development approvals, and generate more affordable housing and other community improvements that will benefit residents.

Province to Cut Red Tape for Hospitality Industry

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

The government is partnering with municipalities and with the restaurant and accommodations industry to slash red tape and make it easier to do business in Nova Scotia.

Regulations Link Criminal Records to Name Changes

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

Starting Thursday, Jan. 30, it will be harder for people with criminal records to hide their past by changing their legal name.

Micropubs Can Sell Brew to Take Home

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

Microbrewery customers can now buy a bottle of their favorite local brew right from the bar.

Seniors Warned of Illegal Door-to-Door Sales

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

Seniors are being warned to watch out for slick sales pitches after a door-to-door seller was convicted last week of selling medical alarm and monitoring systems in Nova Scotia without a licence.

Office Closures

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

In the interest of public safety, all Access Nova Scotia, Registry of Motor Vehicles and Land Registration Offices are closed for the rest of today, Jan. 22, because of weather conditions.

Guysborough Land Registration Office Closed Jan. 10

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

The Guysborough Land Registration office, in the Municipal Building, will be closed Friday, Jan. 10, for building repairs. The office will re-open Monday, Jan. 13.