News releases from Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014) issued in the specified time period (Page 28)

Halifax Regional Municipality Wins Second InNOVAward

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For the second year in a row, Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) has won the Municipal InNOVAward, this time for its sustainable environment strategy.

Gasoline Market Report Released

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The Nova Scotia government has received the Gardner-Pinfold report on the Nova Scotia gasoline market.

Conference Expands Knowledge of Geomatics Industry

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Geography is about more than finding locations on a map. It can have innovative, life-saving and practical uses such as finding civic addresses during emergencies, locating bedrock when drilling for wells and identifying land-ownership records.

Governments of Canada, Nova Scotia Sign Gas Tax Agreement

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Prime Minister Paul Martin and Premier John Hamm were in Sydney today, Sept. 23, for the signing of an agreement that will result in $145.2 million of federal gas tax revenues invested in communities across Nova Scotia.

Infrastructure Program Helps Bring Safer Water to Cape Breton

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SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Infrastructure Program Helps Bring Safer Water to Cape Breton -----------------------------------------------------------------Residents of Louisbourg will soon enjoy safer drinking water thanks to funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Infrastructure Program.

Assessment Cap Deadline Approaching

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Property owners who received an assessment cap application earlier this summer are reminded that the deadline to submit their application for the program is Friday, Sept. 30.

Province, Municipalities Sign Agreement

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The province and the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities (UNSM) have signed a new agreement that will help them build a more open relationship and a more effective system for resolving provincial-municipal concerns.

Municipal Internship Program

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A new internship program will give university graduates a first-hand look at the rewards of a career in the civil service and municipalities an opportunity to help develop a new generation of experienced senior administrators.

Mainland Commons Project Receives Additional Funding

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People in Clayton Park and surrounding areas of Halifax Regional Municipality will soon benefit from a new swimming pool and a multi-purpose centre thanks to additional funding through the Canada-Nova Scotia Infrastructure Program.

Framework Complete for Federal Gas Tax Agreement

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Nova Scotians can look forward to better sewer and water systems and other municipal improvements now that a framework on distributing federal gasoline tax revenues to Nova Scotia municipalities is complete.

Nova Scotians Invited to Comment on Identity Theft

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From credit card accounts to home addresses and phone numbers, these days almost all Canadians can find their personal information stored on dozens of computer databases. Nova Scotians have good reason, then, to participate in a national consultation on how best to protect that information and prevent identity theft, says Barry Barnet, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations.

Gasoline Pricing Contract Awarded

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An independent study and analysis into wholesale and retail gasoline pricing in Nova Scotia has been awarded to Gardner Pinfold Consulting Economists Ltd. in association with MJ Ervin & Associates.

Accessible Transportation Supported in Valley Region

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Getting to doctors' appointments, a job interview or to work will become easier for seniors and people with disabilities in Annapolis, Digby and Kingston-Greenwood.

Province Continues to Support Accessible Transportation Services in HRM

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Getting to doctors' appointments or a job interview will become easier for seniors and people with disabilities in Halifax Regional Municipality.

Preliminary Assessment Notices Mailed in Southern Region

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More than 300,000 Nova Scotia property owners will have a chance to review their proposed 2006 assessment, now that preliminary notices are in the mail.

Preliminary Assessment Notices Mailed in Western Region

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More than 300,000 Nova Scotia property owners will have a chance to review their proposed 2006 assessment, now that preliminary notices are in the mail.

Preliminary Assessment Notices Mailed in Northern Region

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More than 300,000 Nova Scotia property owners will have a chance to review their proposed 2006 assessment, now that preliminary notices are in the mail.

Preliminary Assessment Notices Mailed in Eastern Region

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More than 300,000 Nova Scotia property owners will have a chance to review their proposed 2006 assessment, now that preliminary notices are in the mail.

Preliminary Assessment Notices Mailed

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More than 300,000 Nova Scotia property owners will have a chance to review their proposed 2006 assessment, now that preliminary notices are in the mail.

Halifax West Community Theatre Receives Federal Funding

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Community groups and students in the western area of Halifax Regional Municipality will soon have a new theatre and auditorium.