News releases from Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019) (Page 3)

Illegal Tobacco Seizure

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

More illegal tobacco has been taken off the streets of Nova Scotia following a three-month investigation by Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.

Nova Scotians Warned About Unlicensed Activity

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Service Nova Scotia is making Nova Scotians aware of unlicensed activity at a Bedford funeral home.

Enhanced Protection for Nova Scotian Consumers

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

The summer months are a popular time for direct sellers to conduct business with Nova Scotians.

Illegal Tobacco Seizure

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

More illegal tobacco has been taken off the streets of Nova Scotia following an investigation by Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.

Annual Gaming Report Released

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

The 2016-17 Annual Gaming Report is now available on the Service Nova Scotia website at http://novascotia.ca/sns/access/alcohol-gaming/publications.asp.

Change to Liquor Licensing Process Benefits Licensees

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Businesses and community groups applying for a permanent liquor licence now have the option to have the required police system check conducted by Service Nova Scotia liquor licensing staff, at no cost to the client.

Nova Scotians Reminded to Exchange Peeling Licence Plates

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Any Nova Scotian with peeling paint on their vehicle’s licence plate is required to visit an Access Nova Scotia Centre to obtain a replacement plate. Defective plates will be replaced at no cost.

Illegal Tobacco Seizure

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

More illegal tobacco has been taken off the streets of Nova Scotia following a month-long investigation by Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.

Government Contributes to Good Neighbour Energy Fund

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Nova Scotians will continue to get emergency home heating help this winter, thanks to the Good Neighbour Energy Fund.

Change to Liquor Licensing Regulations Cuts Red Tape for Restaurants

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Nova Scotia's restaurants and their customers will benefit from a change to liquor licensing regulations.

Illegal Tobacco Seizure

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

More illegal tobacco has been taken off the streets of Nova Scotia following an investigation by Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.

Access Centres Expand Hours for Driver's Licence Written Test

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Eight Access Nova Scotia centres are offering expanded hours for the written test to become a new driver in Nova Scotia, effective today, Jan. 9.

Illegal Tobacco Seizure

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Close to 300,000 illegal cigarettes destined for streets in the province were seized this week by Service Nova Scotia, working in partnership with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia in 2016

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Nova Scotians had two clear favourites this year for naming their babies, Olivia and William. According to Nova Scotia's Registry of Vital Statistics, this year Nova Scotia welcomed at least 48 babies named Olivia and 62 named William.

Provincial Government Office Closures Due to Weather

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Many provincial government offices, including a number of Access Centres, will close today, Dec. 16, due to weather and poor travelling conditions. Please check with your local office before proceeding to an appointment.

Government Eliminating Video Retail License

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Stores who rent or sell movies and video games will no longer require a licence for this activity.

Increased Consumer Protection for Nova Scotians

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Government is making changes to its Direct Sellers' Regulations to better protect Nova Scotians and cut red tape for businesses.

Demandes au Programme d'aide au chauffage maintenant acceptées

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

La période de soumission des demandes au Programme d'aide au chauffage (PAC) a débuté aujourd'hui 31 octobre.

Heating Assistance Rebate Program Now Open for Applications

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

The application process for the Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP) begins today, Oct. 31.

Illegal Tobacco Seized in Cumberland County

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

A significant amount of illegal tobacco has been taken off the street following a vehicle stop by members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police North East Nova Traffic Services and the Roving Traffic unit of Amherst, along with Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.