News releases from Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014) issued in the specified time period (Page 6)

New Rules for Nova Scotia Tenants, Landlords

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Nova Scotia tenants and landlords will benefit from changes to the Residential Tenancies Act that protect the rights of both parties and improve the process to resolve disputes.

Motor Vehicle Act Clarified by Amendments

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An amendment to the Motor Vehicle Act will balance the privacy of Nova Scotia drivers with the rights of citizens who want to support The War Amps of Canada.

Municipal Government Act Clarified by Amendments

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Nova Scotia's 22 villages provide important services to citizens and are now assured they can apply for municipal grants.

Nova Scotians To Benefit From Responsible, Respectful Debt Collection

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New legislation introduced today, Oct. 31, will protect Nova Scotians struggling to pay their debts from aggressive marketing tactics and promises of unrealistic debt reductions.

Farm Plates Changes Will Help Agriculture Industry

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Farmers and fish harvesters can now help neighbours in the industry with changes that take effect today, Oct. 31.

Greater Transparency for Motor Vehicle Appeals

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Nova Scotia drivers have a more transparent way to appeal certain licence suspensions and vehicle impoundments.

Applications Available for 2012-13 Heating Rebate Program

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Nova Scotians who need help with home heating costs will continue to benefit from the province's heating rebate program.

Sydney Alcohol, Gaming Office Closed

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SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Sydney Alcohol, Gaming Office Closed -----------------------------------------------------------------The Sydney Alcohol and Gaming Office in the Nova Scotia Power Building, 235 Townsend St., is closed for the rest of today, Oct. 11, by flooding.

Amherst Opens New Wastewater Treatment Facility

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People in the Amherst area will benefit from cleaner water in the LaPlanche River thanks to improved management of wastewater coming from their homes and businesses.

Province Makes it Easier to Create Reciprocity Agreements for Drivers

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The province is making it easier for Nova Scotians in other countries and newcomers to the province to use their driver's licence.

Le gouvernement provincial fait connaître les nouveaux règlements liés aux logements loués

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Les locataires et les propriétaires de la Nouvelle-Écosse seront bientôt mieux informés sur les changements à leurs droits et leurs responsabilités lorsque vient le temps de signer un bail.

Province Helps Nova Scotians Learn New Rules for Residential Tenancies

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Nova Scotia tenants and landlords will soon be better informed about changes to their rights and responsibilities when they enter into lease agreements.

Hants, Cumberland, Colchester Fire Departments, Emergency Responders Receive Funding

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The province is helping fire departments and emergency response organizations keep Nova Scotians and their homes safe with new equipment bought through the Emergency Services Provider Fund.

Fire Departments, Emergency Responders Receive Equipment Funding

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The province is helping more than 50 fire departments and emergency response organizations keep Nova Scotians and their homes safe with new equipment bought through the Emergency Services Provider Fund.

Fire Departments, Emergency Responders Receive Equipment Funding

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The province is helping more than 50 fire departments and emergency response organizations keep Nova Scotians and their property safe with new equipment bought through the Emergency Services Provider Fund.

Fire Departments, Emergency Responders Receive Equipment Funding

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The province is helping more than 50 fire departments and emergency response organizations keep Nova Scotians and their homes safe with new equipment bought through the Emergency Services Provider Fund.

Organizations Receive Funds to Improve Accessibility

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The province continues to improve access for persons with disabilities with investments in 14 community facilities and venues.

Service Disruptions in Amherst

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Some provincial government services continue to face disruptions today, Aug. 29, following a fire in Amherst on the weekend.

Nova Scotia, Isle of Man Sign Driver's Licence Agreement

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Residents of Isle of Man who move to Nova Scotia to work or study will now be able to exchange their valid driver's licence for one in Nova Scotia.

Ten Legions Receive Provincial Funding

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The province is helping 10 Royal Canadian Legions serve veterans and their communities better with more than $63,000 for new doors and windows, washroom upgrades and roof repairs through the Legion Capital Assistance Program.