News releases from Service Nova Scotia issued in the specified time period (Page 2)

Illegal Tobacco Seizure

Service Nova Scotia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Illegal Tobacco Seized in Cumberland County

Service Nova Scotia

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.

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

Service Nova Scotia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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