Citizens on Patrol volunteers have been helping to keep their communities safe for decades. Would you like to be part of this successful program?

**** RCMP Media Release Citizens on Patrol volunteers have been helping to keep their communities safe for decades. Would you like to be part of this successful program? The Citizens on Patrol Program is a partnership between police and volunteers that helps ensure safe homes and safe communities. Volunteers receive training and the opportunity to […]

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Province Moves to Reduce Child-Care Fees by 25 Per Cent

**** CNS Media Release Province Moves to Reduce Child-Care Fees by 25 Per Cent —————————————————————– Parents and caregivers will see a reduction in child-care fees ahead of schedule as the Province accelerates its commitment to lower fees under the Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement. The agreement calls for a 50 per cent reduction, […]

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Minimum Wage Review Committee Submits Annual Review

**** CNS Media Release Minimum Wage Review Committee Submits Annual Review —————————————————————- The Nova Scotia Minimum Wage Review Committee has submitted its report with recommendations on the minimum wage rate. The government will accept the recommended increase for April 1 and is seeking more stakeholder input before making a decision on the committee’s remaining recommendations. […]

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Police warn citizens of recurring scams

**** HRP Media Release Police warn citizens of recurring scams ​ Halifax Regional Police have recently received several reports in relation to two recurring scams where people are being defrauded of their money. ​ The first is an employment scam that involves fraudsters advertising a fake employment opportunity using the same methods as legitimate employers. The […]

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Illegal dumping and anti-litter campaign launched

**** HRM Media Release Illegal dumping and anti-litter campaign launched The Halifax Regional Municipality has launched an illegal dumping and anti-litter campaign. The campaign aims to raise awareness of disposal options, explore social and environmental impacts and help residents understand the consequences of illegal dumping. The campaign’s call to action is “Be responsible for your […]

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Premier Thanks Iain Rankin for Service

**** Premier’s Office Release Premier Thanks Iain Rankin for Service —————————————————————————————————— Premier Tim Houston thanked Iain Rankin today, January 5, for his work on behalf of Nova Scotians as a cabinet minister, Premier and leader of the official Opposition. Mr. Rankin announced today that he is stepping down as leader of the provincial Liberal Party. […]

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Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia

**** Service Nova Scotia Release Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia ——————————————————————————————————————- Note: A list of the top baby names for 2021 follows this release. The 2021 information is current as of today, December 30. ——————————————————————————————————————- Olivia is Nova Scotians’ favourite baby name for 2021. ​ The top 10 names for 2021 are Olivia, […]

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RCMP warns of online marketplace scams

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP warns of online marketplace scams Recently, Halifax District RCMP has received several reports of online marketplace scams. These scams involved victims purchasing various items on online marketplaces (these have included pets, vehicles and appliances). The victims send money to the seller and make arrangement to meet, but the address is not […]

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New Registered Political Party In Nova Scotia​ ​

**** Elections Nova Scotia Release New Registered Political Party In Nova Scotia​ ​ ​ Nova Scotia now has six registered political parties. A new political party, Nova Scotians United has met the requirements and registered with Elections Nova Scotia. ​ Section 180 of the Elections Act outlines the application for registration requirements for a political party […]

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Nova Scotia Reaches One Million Population Milestone

**** CNS Media Release Nova Scotia Reaches One Million Population Milestone —————————————————————– Nova Scotia marks a major population milestone as the province surpasses one million people, following record growth since July 2021. “Reaching the one million mark is a significant moment in our province’s history. After years of a declining population, the world is learning […]

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