Province Helping People in Need Unlock Retirement Funds

**** TREASURY BOARD Release Province Helping People in Need Unlock Retirement Funds ——————————————————— Nova Scotians will soon find it easier to unlock their retirement funds when facing challenging circumstances. Amendments to the Pension Benefits Act and regulations will go into effect July 1. The changes will streamline the process for Nova Scotians to access locked-in […]

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The Canadian Anti‐Fraud Centre has received reports from Canadian based insurance companies and other financial institutions about an ongoing investment scam spoofing their company names

**** Anti-Fraud Centre Release The Canadian Anti‐Fraud Centre has received reports from Canadian based insurance companies and other financial institutions about an ongoing investment scam spoofing their company names. Reporting indicates this is part of a broader scam and likely using multiple well known company names and targeting investors across Canada. Canadians are receiving fraudulent […]

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Municipality seeks public feedback to inform Regional Plan Review

“*** HRM Media Release Municipality seeks public feedback to inform Regional Plan Review The Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting residents to provide feedback to inform the Regional Plan Review. ​ The Regional Plan sets out a common vision, principles and long-range, region-wide planning policies outlining where, when, and how future growth and development should take […]

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Future Home of Eastern Shore Consolidated School Selected

**** EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD Development Release Future Home of Eastern Shore Consolidated School Selected ———————————————————- Students on Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore will attend a new, modern school in East Chezzetcook. ​ Derek Mombourquette, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, announced the location of the new school today, June 3. This decision was informed by community […]

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Governments Invest in School Upgrades and Repairs

**** Premiers Office Media Release Governments Invest in School Upgrades and Repairs —————————————————————- Schools across Nova Scotia will get retrofits, repairs and upgrades with more than $25 million in funding from the federal and provincial governments. Premier Iain Rankin joined federal representatives today, June 2, at a virtual press conference to announce the investments. “Nova […]

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Support for Three Affordable Housing Developments

**** INFRASTRUCTURE/HOUSING Release Support for Three Affordable Housing Developments —————————————————————- Affordable housing developments in three Nova Scotia communities will receive support from the provincial and federal governments under the National Housing Strategy. Infrastructure and Housing Minister Geoff MacLellan and federal Families, Children and Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen announced today, June 2, that $3.25 million […]

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Province Seeks Feedback on Adult Capacity and Decision-making Act

**** JUSTICE Media Release Province Seeks Feedback on Adult Capacity and Decision-making Act ———————————————————– The province is asking Nova Scotians for feedback on the Adult Capacity and Decision-making Act to make sure it is working well. The act recognizes the autonomy of adults who cannot make certain decisions for themselves. It also allows a person […]

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While out on beat patrol, Officers came in contact with a bird in front of the Police Station that appeared to be injured.

**** Info via Truro Police While out on beat patrol, Officers came in contact with a bird in front of the Police Station that appeared to be injured. CST Germain and CST Lamont collected the injured bird who was later named Pat and brought the bird to the Fundy Vet Clinic. The Clinic informed us […]

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APD has seen an increase in the “SIN SCAM” recently, please be aware that this is a SCAM!

**** Amherst Police Release *** SCAM ALERT*** APD has seen an increase in the “SIN SCAM” recently, please be aware that this is a SCAM! In this scam, victims get a call from someone pretending to be from Service Canada or another government agency, saying their social insurance number (SIN) has been blocked, compromised or […]

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