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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)

Heating Assistance Rebate Program Launched

Posted:  2018-10-15
Nova Scotians can apply for the Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP) using a fast and easy online application process. (Read More)

Changes to the Senior Citizens’ Property Tax Rebate

Posted:  2018-09-20
Service Nova Scotia Minister Geoff MacLellan tabled changes to the Senior Citizens’ Property Tax Rebate Act today, Sept. 20 that will help more low-income seniors access the program. (Read More)

New Gender Identity Option for Birth Certificates

Posted:  2018-09-19
Amendments announced today, Sept 19, to the Vital Statistics Act introduce X as an option for gender identity on the Nova Scotia birth certificate and make the display of the sex field optional. (Read More)

More Stringent Regulations for the Funeral Industry

Posted:  2018-09-18
Increasing fines for funeral home owners is one of the many steps government is taking to introduce stricter and transparent rules for funeral homes and crematoriums. (Read More)

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