News releases from Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014) issued in the specified time period (Page 15)

Applications for Home Heating Help Available

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

Low and modest-income Nova Scotians will benefit from the province's home heating rebate program which is being offered again this year to help make life more affordable.

Decision Balances Growth and Protection of Valuable Farm Land

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

The province is protecting Kings County farm land while balancing the need for growth with its decision on a land-use application in Port Williams.

Commentaires du public sur le Programme d'évaluation plafonnée

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

Les Néo-Écossais auront la chance de soumettre leurs commentaires dans le cadre de l'examen du Programme d'évaluation plafonnée par le gouvernement provincial.

Public Feedback Sought on Capped Assessment Program

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

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA/MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Public Feedback Sought on Capped Assessment Program

Le centre Accès Nouvelle-Écosse d'Halifax déménage à Bayers Lake

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

Le centre Accès Nouvelle-Écosse d'Halifax se trouvera au 300 Horseshoe Lake Drive dans le parc commercial Bayers Lake à compter du lundi 27 septembre.

Halifax Access Nova Scotia Centre Moves to Bayers Lake

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

The Halifax Access Nova Scotia Centre will open at its new location in the Bayers Lake Business Park, 300 Horseshoe Lake Dr., on Monday, Sept. 27.

New Regulations for Seasonal Farm Workers

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

New regulations introduced today, Sept. 21, will allow seasonal agriculture workers from Mexico, Jamaica or Barbados to use their home driver's license for the duration of their stay in Nova Scotia.

Funding Applications Available for Fire Departments, First Responders

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

Fire departments and first responders will once again benefit from improved equipment through the Emergency Services Provider Fund.

Funding Applications for Transit Organizations Available

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

Community and municipally owned public transit organizations will benefit from a funding program that helps improve services.

Site Preparation Officially Begins for Pictou County Wellness Centre

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014) / Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

Site preparation has officially begun for the Pictou County Wellness Centre.

Public Warned About Business Registry Phone Scam

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

Businesses and the public should be aware of phone calls to businesses from people claiming to be employees of the Nova Scotia Business Registry.

Province Supports Halifax Regional Municipality Project

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

The province supports Halifax Regional Municipality's direction with enhancements to the Dartmouth Common and the construction of a new Bridge Transit Terminal.

Access Nova Scotia in Antigonish Closed

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

The Access Nova Scotia Centre in the Antigonish Mall Annex, on 149 Church St., Antigonish has closed for a planned power outage in the area.

Province Announces $100,000 for Legions

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

Royal Canadian Legion branches in the province will benefit from improved infrastructure under a new program announced today, July 26.

Government Accepts Most Recommendations on Gas Promotions

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

The province has accepted 9 of the 10 recommendations in the Utility and Review Board's (UARB) report on gas promotions. Effective Sept. 1, the value of gas promotions in Nova Scotia will not be regulated.

Province to Administer First-time Home Buyers Rebate

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

Effective July 1, the province will take over the administration of the first-time home buyers rebate.

Consultations on Proposed Changes to Mortgage Brokers, Lenders Registration Act

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

The province is seeking feedback to update mortgage brokers and lenders legislation to enhance consumer protection.

Amendments to Public Utilities Act

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

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Amendments to Public Utilities Act -----------------------------------------------------------------Amendments to the Public Utilities Act introduced today, May 6, will make it easier for public utilities in Nova Scotia to proceed with capital projects.

Amendments to Halifax Regional Municipality Charter Introduced

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

Amendments to the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter will give HRM increased authority to protect trees in serviced areas and forested areas surrounding bodies of water.

Amendments to Revenue Act Introduced

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

People involved in the illegal tobacco trade will face tougher penalties with changes introduced today, April 28.