News releases from Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014) issued in the specified time period (Page 20)

Public Consultations Begin on New Homeowner Protection

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Nova Scotians are invited to comment on issues and possible solutions to recent concerns about poor home construction, including condominiums.

Government Condemns Wilsons Fuel Cutting Supply to 12 Retailers

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The Nova Scotia government is disappointed with the decision by Wilsons Fuel Company Limited to cut off supply to 12 rural gas stations.

Measures Implemented to Reduce Paperwork Burden

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Effective Sunday, June 1, measures will be put in place to help reduce about 30,000 hours of paperwork for businesses per year.

New Legislation to Establish Halifax Charter

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The challenges and opportunities faced by Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) have led the province today, May 23, to introduce legislation providing HRM with its own charter.

Amendments to the Land Registration Act

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Nova Scotia's land registry system will be clearer and better defined after amendments introduced today, May 5.

Service Delays at Access Nova Scotia, Motor Vehicle Offices

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Service delays are being experienced at Access Nova Scotia centres and Registry of Motor Vehicles offices across the province.

Amendments to Municipal Government Legislation

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Municipalities would have more ways to address issues of concern with amendments introduced today, April 28, to the Municipal Government Act and the Municipal Elections Act.

Two Annapolis County Communities to Benefit from Improved Drinking Water

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Residents of Lawrencetown and Middleton will benefit from improved drinking water thanks to a shared investment by the governments of Canada, Nova Scotia and the two municipalities.

Colchester County Communities to Benefit from Improved Drinking Water

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Colchester County residents in Bible Hill and Stewiacke will benefit from improved drinking water thanks to an investment by the governments of Canada, Nova Scotia and two municipalities.

Fermeture des centres d’Accès Nouvelle-Écosse et des bureaux des véhicules automobiles

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Tous les centres Accès Nouvelle-Écosse et tous les bureaux des véhicules automobiles de la province seront fermés aux dates suivantes : -- le vendredi 18 avril, à partir de 16 h 30, -- le lundi 21 avril, toute la journée, -- le mardi 22 avril, toute la journée.

Closures of Access Nova Scotia Centres and Registry of Motor Vehicle Offices

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All Access Nova Scotia Centres and Registry of Motor Vehicles Offices across the province will be closed at the following times: -- Friday, April 18, 4:30 p.m. -- Monday, April 21, All Day -- Tuesday, April 22, All Day

Emma Top Girls' Baby Name Yet Again

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For the sixth straight year, Emma was the most popular name given to baby girls in the province.

Cape Breton Communities to Benefit From Improved Drinking Water

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Residents of seven communities on Cape Breton Island will benefit from improved drinking water thanks to a shared investment by the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia.

Funding Provided to Three Cape Sable Island Communities

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Residents of three communities on Cape Sable Island will benefit from improved wastewater treatment thanks to a shared investment by the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia. The improvements in Newellton, Centreville and North East Point are being funded under the Communities Component of the Building Canada plan.

Building Canada Funds Flow to Havre Boucher, Antigonish

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Residents of Havre Boucher and Antigonish will benefit from improved drinking water and wastewater treatment thanks to a shared investment by the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia under the Communities Component of the Building Canada plan.

Antigonish Access Nova Scotia Centre Re-opens

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Air-quality concerns at the Antigonish Access Nova Scotia Centre have been resolved and the centre will re-open for business at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 26.

Nova Scotia Communities Receive First Building Canada Funding

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Residents of the Nova Scotia communities of Lyons Brook and Harbourview will benefit from improved drinking water and wastewater treatment thanks to a shared investment by the government of Canada and the government of Nova Scotia. These communities are the first to receive funding under the Communities Component of the Building Canada plan.

Enhancing Safety in our Communities

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Jaws of Life, defibrillators and ground search and rescue vehicles are just some of the things that will enhance safety in communities provincewide, thanks to help from the province's Emergency Services Provider Fund.

Antigonish Access Nova Scotia Centre closed

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The Access Nova Scotia centre in Antigonish will close today, March 13, to continue an investigation into possible air-quality issues.

Antigonish Access Nova Scotia Centre Re-opened

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An investigation into possible water damage and air-quality issues at the Antigonish Access Nova Scotia centre has cleared the centre to re-open for business today, March 10.