News releases from Service Nova Scotia issued in the specified time period (Page 5)

Applications Available for 2014-15 Heating Rebate Program

Service Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians who need help with home heating costs this winter can apply for the government's heating rebate program.

Consumer Protection Legislation to be Consistent and Flexible

Service Nova Scotia

Consumer protection legislation is being updated to reflect current practices and to make it more flexible to changes in the consumer environment.

Province to Recognize, Protect Apprentice Funeral Directors

Service Nova Scotia

An amendment introduced today, Oct. 1, will allow individuals training to become funeral directors to be licensed and registered as apprentices with the Nova Scotia Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.

Annual Gaming Report Released

Service Nova Scotia

The 2013-2014 Nova Scotia Annual Gaming Report is available on the Service Nova Scotia website at

Middleton Registry of Motor Vehicles Closed

Service Nova Scotia

The Registry of Motor Vehicles office in Middleton is closed today, July 7, due to a power outage. The situation will be reassessed and the public will be notified when it is reopened.

Seniors Should be Cautious with Personal Alert System Vendors

Health and Wellness / Service Nova Scotia

Government is asking seniors to exercise caution if approached at home by private companies selling personal alert systems.

Antique Licence Plates to Include Tractors

Service Nova Scotia

Government is expanding the antique licence plate program to include farm tractors that are 30 years old and over.

Deadline to Remove Studded Tires Extended

Service Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia drivers have until May 31 this year to remove studded tires from vehicles.

Yarmouth Access Nova Scotia Office Reduces Hours for Renovations

Service Nova Scotia

The Yarmouth Access Nova Scotia office will be closed for renovations from 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, until noon, Monday, April 28.

Province to Strengthen Consumer Protection in Funeral Services Industry

Service Nova Scotia

Amendments introduced today, April 17, will provide more choice for consumers, while improving protection for those buying funeral services in Nova Scotia.

Amendments Provide More Protection for Consumers

Service Nova Scotia

Legislative changes introduced today, April 8, provide more protection for seniors and other consumers from misleading or aggressive door-to-door sales.

Offices Closed in Amherst, Stellarton, Pictou

Service Nova Scotia

Access Nova Scotia in Amherst and Stellarton, the Land Registration office in Pictou, and the Nova Scotia Geomatics Centre in Amherst are closed for the rest of today, April 1, because of the weather.

Service Nova Scotia Offices Closed Cape Breton Island, Antigonish and Guysborough Counties

Service Nova Scotia

Access Nova Scotia, Registry of Motor Vehicles, Land Registration and Alcohol and Gaming offices on Cape Breton Island, and in Antigonish and Guysborough counties are closed today, Tuesday, April 1, because of the weather.