News releases from Municipal Affairs (Page 1)

Transition Co-ordinator for Windsor-West Hants Consolidation

Municipal Affairs

A transition co-ordinator has been appointed to manage the consolidation of the Windsor and West Hants municipalities.

First Responders Receive Grants for Safety Equipment

Municipal Affairs

Volunteer first responder organizations will be able to purchase necessary safety equipment with help from the Emergency Services Provider Fund.

Grants Support Municipal Infrastructure Projects

Municipal Affairs

The province announced today, Oct. 15, support for 10 communities for water and wastewater projects through the Provincial Capital Assistance Program.

Semaine de la prévention des incendies : regarde, écoute, apprends

Municipal Affairs

La Semaine de la prévention des incendies se déroule du 7 au 13 octobre. On rappelle aux Néo-Écossais les mesures fondamentales à prendre pour se protéger contre un incendie.

Fire Prevention Week: Look, Listen, Learn

Municipal Affairs

Oct. 7-13 is Fire Prevention Week and Nova Scotians are reminded of essential steps around how to escape safely in the event of a fire.

Establishing Minimum Land Use Planning Requirements for Municipalities

Municipal Affairs

Amendments to the Municipal Government Act and the Halifax Regional Charter introduced today, Sept. 25, will require municipalities to plan for the efficient use of land within their boundaries.

Legislation to Support Windsor and West Hants Consolidation

Municipal Affairs

Legislation introduced today, Sept. 25, will allow the consolidation of the Town of Windsor and the Municipality of the District of West Hants.

Community Transportation Grants Announced

Municipal Affairs

Government is helping ensure Nova Scotians have access to affordable, accessible and reliable transportation options. More than 20 organizations and municipalities have been given funding for community transportation it was announced today, Aug. 3.

Annonce de projets d’embellissement et d’aménagement du paysage de rue

Municipal Affairs

Le gouvernement fait équipe avec les municipalités pour investir dans des projets d’embellissement un peu partout dans la province.

Beautification and Streetscaping Projects Announced

Municipal Affairs

Government is partnering with municipalities to invest in beautification projects across the province.

Funding to Help Communities Address Flood Risks

Municipal Affairs

The province announced funding today, June 22, to help four communities reduce the risk of flooding.

Conseils de sécurité-incendie pour l'été

Municipal Affairs

L'été approche à grands pas et les Néo-Écossais passeront bientôt plus de temps au chalet, à la plage et autour du barbecue.

Fire Safety Tips for Summer

Municipal Affairs

With summer fast approaching, Nova Scotians will be spending more time at the cottage, going to the beach and barbequing.

Applications Available for Emergency Services Provider Fund

Municipal Affairs

Applications for the Emergency Services Provider Fund program are now open for the 2018-19 year.

Legislation Introduces Parental Accommodation for Municipal Elected Officials

Municipal Affairs

Legislation introduced today, April 6, will provide parental accommodation for elected municipal officials.

Amendments to the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter Reduce Greenhouse Gas and Improve Neighbourhoods

Municipal Affairs

Municipal Affairs Minister Derek Mombourquette introduced amendments to the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter today, March 8, that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create more vibrant neighbourhoods.

Changes to Act to Enable Development Project in Sydney

Municipal Affairs

Changes to the Municipal Government Act will help spur business development in the Port of Sydney.

Legislation Will Modernize Board of Property Valuation Services Corporation

Municipal Affairs

Legislation introduced today, March 6, will allow Property Valuation Services Corporation to modernize the structure of its board of directors.

Détectez la présence de monoxyde de carbone chez vous

Labour and Advanced Education / Municipal Affairs

On rappelle aux Néo-Écossais qu’ils doivent connaître les risques de l’empoisonnement au monoxyde de carbone.

Prevent Carbon Monoxide in Your Home

Labour and Advanced Education / Municipal Affairs

Nova Scotians are being reminded to be aware of the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning.