News releases from Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014) issued in the specified time period (Page 7)

Organizations Receive Funding for Accessible Transportation

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

The province is helping rural transit organizations buy safe, affordable and accessible transportation for their communities.

Huit groupes de transport communautaire reçoivent du financement

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Le gouvernement provincial améliore les options de transport en commun par des investissements dans huit projets communautaires.

Eight Community Transit Groups Receive Funding

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The province is improving public transit options through investments in eight community projects.

Organizations Receive Funding to Improve Accessiblity

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The province is improving access for persons with disabilities through investments in 19 community facilities and venues.

Second Webcast on Municipal Elections for Persons with Disabilities

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A second Internet-based seminar to help raise awareness of municipal and school board elections for persons with disabilities is being held Tuesday, Aug. 14.

Nova Scotia Annual Gaming Report Released

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The 2011-12 annual report of the Alcohol and Gaming Division of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations is now available online.

Province Provides Equalization Grants to Municipalities

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The province is providing Nova Scotia municipalities with $30.5 million to help maintain a basic level of service at a reasonable level of taxation.

Town of Bridgetown Hires New Chief Administrative Officer

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The Town of Bridgetown is taking another step to bring stable government to residents with the hiring of a new chief administrative officer. Rachel Turner will start work on Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Province Awards Contract for Waterville Airport Study

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The province has awarded the contract to study the possible relocation of the Waterville Municipal Airport in Kings County to CBCL Ltd.

Nova Scotia, Austria Sign Driver's Licence Agreement

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Austrians 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.

Province Collaborates on Civic Engagement Webinar for Persons with Disabilities

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The province is partnering to deliver a webinar to help make municipal elections more accessible for persons with disabilities and encourage more people to take part in the democratic process.

Ouverture officielle du centre Accès Nouvelle-Écosse de Digby

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Le nouveau centre Accès Nouvelle-Écosse de Digby a célébré son ouverture officielle aujourd'hui 29 mai.

Digby Access Nova Scotia Centre Celebrates Official Opening

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The new Digby Access Nova Scotia Centre officially opened today, May 29.

Opening of Halifax Regional Municipality Trail Celebrated

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SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Opening of Halifax Regional Municipality Trail Celebrated -----------------------------------------------------------------A paved, multi-use trail in south end Halifax was officially opened today, May 26. The Halifax Urban Greenway closely follows the Canadian National Railway alignment and will eventually connect to the Halifax waterfront as part of the Trans Canada Trail.

Vital Statistics Office Moving to New Location

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The Vital Statistics office is moving to the Halifax Access Centre in Bayers Lake Business Park, 300 Horseshoe Dr. on Monday, June 4.

Consumer Report on Gas Regulation Released

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An independent study released today, May 16, confirms that Nova Scotia consumers benefit from gas prices being regulated.

Property Assessment Appeals Procedure Improved

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The province is proposing Nova Scotia property owners have access to sales information and an improved property assessment system with amendments to the Municipal Government Act and the Assessment Act.

Province Protects Consumers

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The province is helping Nova Scotians be more informed and better protected when they enter into cellphone contracts.

Amherst Access Office Remains Closed

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The Amherst Access Nova Scotia office will remain closed today, April 17, due to problems with the ventilation system.

Amherst Access Office Closed

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The Amherst Access Nova Scotia office is closed today, April 17, due to problems with the ventilation system.