News releases from Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014) issued in the specified time period (Page 25)

Tax Legislation Will Promote Wind Energy

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Legislation that sets the tax level for wind turbines in Nova Scotia is an important step in promoting the growth of renewable energy in Nova Scotia said Jamie Muir, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations.

Nova Scotia Driver's Licence Gets a New Look

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

The province is introducing a new Nova Scotia driver's licence and identification card that has enhanced security features and is easier to read. The new cards begin circulation today, Nov. 1.

Province to Continue to Act as Regulator

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

The province will continue to act as the regulator and set fuel prices under the Petroleum Products Pricing Act until an independent review of the policy is completed, Jamie Muir, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations, said today, Oct. 30.

Joggins' Wastewater Treatment Facility Receives Infrastructure Funding

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Residents in Joggins, Cumberland Co., will benefit from an upgraded wastewater system, thanks to funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

New Digital Mapping Supports Public Safety

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Emergency service workers will have an easier time finding local addresses during emergencies thanks to a new software program being rolled out this fall in 911 call centres.

Cornwallis Park Receives Infrastructure Funding

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Residents in Cornwallis Park, Annapolis Co., will have an upgraded water treatment plant, thanks to funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Making it Easier for Businesses to Work with Government

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The province is making it simpler for Nova Scotia businesses to operate, thanks to a new initiative, Service to Business, launched today, Oct. 16. The first stage of the initiative includes new business services at two Access Nova Scotia centres, a new website and a toll-free information line.

Dartmouth Receives Funding for Community Centre

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Residents in east Dartmouth will soon enjoy a new recreation centre thanks to funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Improved Website to Help Tenants and Landlords

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Tenants and landlords will have better insight into how residential tenancy disputes can be resolved and other important information on renting properties, thanks to an improved tenancies website launched today, Sept. 1.

Infrastructure Program Invests $1.5 Million in Tatamagouche Water Project

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

More than 250 households in Tatamagouche, Colchester Co., will receive improved drinking water, thanks to federal and provincial funding of $1,505,722 announced today, Aug. 29.

Village of Bible Hill Receives Infrastructure Funding

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Residents in the Village of Bible Hill, Colchester Co., will have an improved wastewater system, thanks to funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Two Pictou County Projects to Receive Infrastructure Funding

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Residents of the Town of Pictou and Lyons Brook, Pictou Co., will soon have improved wastewater collection and treatment thanks to investments through the Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Bridgewater Access Nova Scotia Office is Moving

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Lunenburg County residents will have easier access to a range of government services when the new Bridgewater Access Nova Scotia office opens in its new location.

Gasoline Prices Reduced

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Gasoline prices in Nova Scotia have been reduced by eight cents per litre, effective today, Aug. 15, as a result of declining wholesale gasoline prices in North America.

Three Water Improvement Projects for the South Shore

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Residents of Mahone Bay, Lunenburg, and Shelburne can look forward to improved drinking water, thanks to investments from the Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Town of Amherst Receives Infrastructure Funding

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Residents in Amherst, Cumberland Co., will take another step towards an improved wastewater system, thanks to funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Gas Prices Affected By More Than Regulation

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

The debate over gasoline regulation has been ongoing for years.

Notice of Collection Agency Licence Suspension

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

The province has suspended the licence of Atlantic Collection Agency Limited for four months. The suspension begins Tuesday, Aug. 1.

First Regulated Fuel Prices Explained

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Gasoline and diesel prices posted today, July 1, in Nova Scotia are the result of a regulated process for the first time in more than a decade.

Province Moves to Further Improve Road Safety

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As of July 1, unsafe drivers will face higher fines for dangerous motor vehicle offences including racing on highways, speeding and driving with suspended licences.