News releases from Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014) issued in the specified time period (Page 24)

Property Assessment Notices Sent

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

Assessment notices are in the mail today, Feb. 7, to about 580,000 property owners in Nova Scotia. Provincially, the total value of property assessments is more than $64.8 billion, an increase of about 7.7 per cent from 2006.

Changes to Motor Vehicle Inspections Mean Safer Roads

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

On Feb. 1, changes to motor vehicle inspection regulations take effect to improve safety for drivers and pedestrians.

Gardner Pinfold To Review Gas Regulations

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

Gardner Pinfold Consulting Economists has been selected to review gasoline and diesel fuel regulation in Nova Scotia, said Jamie Muir, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations today, Jan. 8.

Government of Canada Invests $17.4 Million In Infrastructure

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

Nova Scotia communities have $17.4 million this year to invest in environmental projects such as water, wastewater, public transit, community energy, roads and bridges with the gas-tax agreement payments from the government of Canada.

Your Energy Rebate Regulation Change Will Help Small Business

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

Small oil distributors will get cash flow relief after government changes that allow weekly tax reimbursements.

Op-Ed Piece

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

The year 2007 will herald a number of new, positive happenings for Nova Scotians. New employers such as Research in Motion, Corporation Service Company, Marsh and Citco will be hiring for well-paying positions in our province. Tuition for Nova Scotia full-time students at our province's universities will decrease by $440, beginning in January.

Accessible Transportation Supported in East Hants

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

Getting to doctors' appointments, a job interview or to work will become easier for seniors and people with disabilities in East Hants.

Improved Motor Vehicle Inspection Procedures

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

As of Feb. 1, drivers will see changes to motor vehicle inspection procedures designed to make Nova Scotia's highways and roads safer for drivers and pedestrians.

Province Hosts Guyana Municipal Service Officials

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

The province's municipal services staff will play host to officials from the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development of Guyana during their visit to Nova Scotia today, Nov. 27, to Friday, Dec. 1.

Bridgewater Access Centre to Mark Grand Opening Today

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014) / Speaker's Office

The Bridgewater Access Nova Scotia centre will celebrate its official grand opening today, Nov. 27, in its new location at 80 Logan Rd.

Amendments to Petroleum Products Pricing Act Approved

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

Beginning Friday, Dec. 1, gasoline prices for the general motoring public will be set every second Friday instead of Thursday, Jamie Muir, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations said today, Nov. 24.

Government of Canada Invests $37.5 million in Transit in Nova Scotia

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

Eleven public transit systems in Nova Scotia will be improved thanks to the government of Canada's investment of $37.5 million.

Your Energy Rebate Applications Now Available

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

Applications for Your Energy Rebate will be available at all Access Nova Scotia centres, and on the Internet, as of this week.

Truro Access Centre to Mark Grand Opening today

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

Colchester County-area residents have had better access to Registry of Motor Vehicle and information services since May, and today, Nov. 20, they can celebrate the one-stop location with the grand opening of Truro's Access Nova Scotia Centre.

Lower Sackville Access Centre Still in Works

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

The province is actively looking for a location for an Access Nova Scotia centre in Lower Sackville.

Municipal Government Act Amendments

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

A number of amendments to the Municipal Government Act were introduced today, Nov. 9, by Jamie Muir, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations.

Amendments to Establish Assessment Service as a Municipally Controlled Corporation

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

Legislation to move Nova Scotia property assessment from the province to a municipally controlled, not-for-profit corporation was introduced today, Nov. 9.

Amendment to Assessment Act

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

The province will continue to offer protection for Nova Scotia property owners from sudden and dramatic property assessment increases.

Consumer Protection Act Amendments

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 2014)

Legislation introduced today, Nov. 7, will enable the province to enforce stricter guidelines and penalties on payday lenders and help protect their customers.

Tax Legislation Will Promote Wind Energy

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (Oct. 2000 - March 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.