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Faster Access to Online Ticket Lottery Permits

Posted:  2019-03-29
Sport teams, legions, religious organizations and other non-profit groups can now apply online for ticket lottery permits. (Read More)

Chant’s Funeral Home Licence Suspended

Posted:  2019-02-08
The licence for Chant’s Funeral Home in Sydney has been temporarily suspended due to a fire on Saturday, Feb. 2. (Read More)

Good Neighbour Energy Fund Available

Posted:  2019-01-18
The Good Neighbour Energy Fund is available again this winter to provide financial assistance to low income Nova Scotians needing help with emergency home heating. The Fund is possible through a partnership between government, Nova Scotia Power and the Salvation Army. (Read More)

This Year’s Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia

Posted:  2018-12-28
NOTE: A list of the top baby names for 2018 follows this release. The 2018 information is current as of today, Dec. 28. For the third year in a row, William is Nova Scotians’ favourite baby name. According to Nova Scotia's Registry of Vital Statistics, as of Dec. 28, Nova Scotia welcomed 61 babies named William. (Read More)

Illegal Cigarettes Seized

Posted:  2018-11-30
Two men face charges after illegal cigarettes were seized following an investigation by Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit. (Read More)

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