News releases from Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014) issued in the specified time period (Page 11)

Nineteen Legions Receive Provincial Funding

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

From roof repairs to window and door replacements, 19 legions will receive upgrades with funding through the province's Legion Capital Assistance Program.

Frais d'inspection à la hausse pour les petites remorques

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

À partir du 1er août, les frais d'inspection de certaines remorques seront plus élevés.

Inspection Fees for Small Trailers to Go Up

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

Starting Aug. 1, the cost of having some trailers safety inspected will go up.

Minister Attends Municipal Government Meeting

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

Ministers of municipal and local governments from across Canada wrapped up their annual general meeting at Saint Andrews, New Brunswick on Thursday, July 14.

Release of 2010-11 Alcohol and Gaming Division Annual Report

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

The 2010-11 Annual Report of the Alcohol and Gaming Division is now available online.

Province Cuts Red Tape With Amendments to Casino Regulations

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

The province will maintain high levels of security, improve efficiency and cut red tape by having government staff perform security checks on prospective casino employees and suppliers.

State-of-the-Art Library Opens in Antigonish

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

A community-designed, state-of-the-art public library is adding to the already exceptional quality of life in Antigonish.

Début des consultations au sujet des plaques d'immatriculation en français

Acadian Affairs (to Oct. 2016) / Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Tous les Néo-Écossais auront l'occasion de célébrer la culture acadienne et francophone de la province grâce à une plaque d'immatriculation optionnelle en français.

French-language Licence Plate Consultation Begins

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014) / Acadian Affairs (to Oct. 2016)

All Nova Scotians will have an opportunity to celebrate the Acadian and francophone culture in the province with an optional French-language licence plate.

Minister Meets With Municipal, Community Leaders

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

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations Minister John MacDonell is meeting with municipal and community leaders across the province to explore ways to keep communities great places to live, work, and raise families.

Lowering Costs for Southwest Municipalities, Op-ed

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

Rural municipalities right across the country are facing challenges in delivering services that families and businesses need. That is why I am committed to working closely with municipalities in our province, to help them meet these challenges in ways that make life better for families.

Province Supports Shared Service Review

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

The province is investing $50,000 in a shared services and governing review by three South Shore municipalities planning for the future.

Province Funds Task Force to Deal With Municipal Challenges

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

The province and municipalities are working together on a task force to strengthen communities and protect services for families.

Kentville Access Centre, Land Registration Office In One Location

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

The Kentville Access Nova Scotia Centre and the Kings County Land Registration Office are moving to one location on Shylah Drive on Monday, June 27.

Sydney Land Registration Office Moves to Kings Road

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

The Sydney Land Registration Office will open at its new location in the Sydney Access Nova Scotia Centre, 380 Kings Rd., on Monday, June 20.

Municipal Funding, Op-ed

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

In the past few weeks, a lot of misinformation has appeared about municipal funding. The province of Nova Scotia has not added a single nickel to the costs that municipalities must bear. In fact, the province has taken steps in the last few months to reduce costs for municipalities.

More Steps Shared to Provide Stability in Bridgetown

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

A new mayor, council and chief administrative officer are now in place, as part of the province's plan to provide leadership and stability in Bridgetown.

Province Announces Forensic Audit for Bridgetown

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

The province will order a forensic auditor for the Town of Bridgetown.

Province Helps Municipalities Save Money on Borrowing

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

The province has approved $137 million in borrowing to secure lower interest rates for municipalities for the coming year, John MacDonell, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations said today, May 12, to members of the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities.

Amendments to Protect Dartmouth Common

Premier's Office / Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

Dog walkers, joggers and sports enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the Dartmouth Common for generations to come, if amendments to the Halifax Regional Municipality charter are passed.