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.

Annual Gaming Report Released

Service Nova Scotia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.