News releases from Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019) (Page 4)

SERVICE N.S.–-New Online Service to Cut Red Tape for Vehicle Dealers

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Government announced a new online service, during Small Business Week, that will make it easier, faster and more convenient for Nova Scotia vehicle dealers to register the vehicles they sell.

Changes to Residential Tenancies Act to Benefit Nova Scotians

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Government introduced changes to the Residential Tenancies Act, today, Oct. 21, that will benefit both tenants and landlords.

Legislation Introduced to Update Gaming Control Act

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Government is proposing legislation to update the Gaming Control Act today, Oct. 20, and ensure timely responses to gaming licence applications.

Accès plus facile à l'aide au chauffage pour les Néo-Écossais

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Le gouvernement apporte des modifications au Programme d'aide au chauffage afin de faciliter le processus de demande pour les Néo-Écossais et d'accélérer le traitement des demandes.

Nova Scotians to Have Easier Access to Heating Assistance

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Government is making changes to the Heating Assistance Rebate Program that will make it easier and faster for Nova Scotians to apply for and receive their rebate.

Provincial Government Kicks off United Way Campaign with a Big Splash

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

The CEO of Housing Nova Scotia, Dan McDougall, Halifax-Chebucto MLA Joachim Stroink and a team of swimmers are diving into the challenge of completing not one, not two, but three harbour swims today, Sept. 8 in support of the United Way.

Illegal Tobacco Seized in Halifax Regional Municipality

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

A significant amount of illegal tobacco has been taken off the street following a six-month operation by Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.

Annual Gaming Report Released

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

The 2015-16 Nova Scotia Annual Gaming Report is available on the Service Nova Scotia website at http://novascotia.ca/sns/pdf/agd-nova-scotia-annual-gaming-report-2015-16.pdf

Nova Scotia to Modernize Driver's Licences and Photo Identification System

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

All four Atlantic provinces will introduce a new system to help make provincially issued identification more secure and prevent identity theft.

Changes to Liquor Licensing Regulations

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Administrative changes to the province's liquor licensing regulations will cut red tape and ensure the regulations better meet the needs of business owners.

Government Introduces New Business Designation

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

New and existing social enterprises now have the choice to apply for designation as a Community Interest Company.

Pre-arranged Funeral Plans to Help Nova Scotians During Time of Loss

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Nova Scotians will soon have the option to purchase insurance in funeral homes to fund pre-arranged funeral plans.

Major Illegal Tobacco Seizure in Halifax Regional Municipality

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

A significant amount of illegal tobacco has been taken off the street following a seven-month investigation by Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.

Government Changes Casino Regulations

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Government made a number of administrative changes to Casino Regulations, today, May 25, to cut red tape and align Nova Scotia with other jurisdictions.

Government to Modernize Registries

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Government has decided an alternative service delivery option, through a private sector partner, is not the right option to modernize the motor vehicles, companies and land registries.

Access N.S. Centres Close Due to Weather

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Access N.S. Centres in Halifax, Dartmouth and Sackville will close at 3:00 p.m. today, Jan. 29, due to a winter storm.

Government Contributes to Good Neighbour Energy Fund

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Government is once again contributing to the Good Neighbour Energy Fund, administered by the Salvation Army.

Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia in 2015

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

The results are in! According to Nova Scotia's Registry of Vital Statistics, those who wrote Ava or Owen on a birth certificate this year were not alone. Nova Scotia welcomed at least 56 babies named Ava and 59 named Owen to the province.

Amendments to Liquor Control Act

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

Service Nova Scotia Minister Mark Furey introduced amendments to the Liquor Control Act today, Nov. 25, to cut red tape for the Nova Scotia liquor manufacturing industry.

Bridgewater Access Centre Closed Friday, New Location Opening Monday

Service Nova Scotia (to May 2019)

The Access Nova Scotia Centre at 80 Logan Rd., Bridgewater and the Land Registry Office, located at 270 Logan Rd., Bridgewater will both be closed Friday, Nov. 20.