With tax season upon us, Canadians need to be on the lookout for false, deceptive and misleading marketing tied to various tax incentives and credits being offered by third-party services

**** Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre Release Fraud alert! Recent reporting to the CAFC has identified that consumers are receiving calls asking for their personal and financial information so that the Ontario Carbon Tax Credit can be deposited into their account. In some cases, consumers are also being solicited to sign up for home warranty and protection […]

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Changes to Parenting and Support Act Will Strengthen Family Justice

**** Justice Media Release Changes to Parenting and Support Act Will Strengthen Family Justice ———————————————————— Changes to the province’s Parenting and Support Act introduced today, April 7, will provide more clarity and alignment with recent amendments to the federal Divorce Act. The federal government has exclusive jurisdiction over marriage and divorce, while provinces have jurisdiction […]

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Amendments Streamline Process for Unlocking Retirement Funds / Securities Act Changes Will Strengthen Regulation and Protect Whistleblowers

**** FINANCE/TREASURY Board Release Amendments Streamline Process for Unlocking Retirement Funds ————————————————– Nova Scotians want to have financial peace of mind when facing challenging circumstances. That is why government introduced amendments to the Pension Benefits Act today, April 6, that will make it quicker for Nova Scotians who need it to access locked-in retirement accounts […]

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Municipal services on Easter long weekend

**** HRM Media Release Municipal services on Easter long weekend – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following municipal service level adjustments over the upcoming Easter long weekend: Solid Waste Collection and Facility Hours No municipal solid waste collection services will take place on Good Friday, April 2. Curbside collection of garbage, […]

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Night helicopter fire training to be conducted at Naval Fleet School Atlantic’s Damage Control Division off John Brackett Drive, Herring Cove

**** Via CFB Halifax Public Service Announcement Night helicopter fire training to be conducted at Naval Fleet School Atlantic’s Damage Control Division off John Brackett Drive, Herring Cove March 30, 2021 – Halifax, N.S. – Department of National Defence / Royal Canadian Navy Residents of the #Halifax Regional Municipality are to be advised that there […]

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New, Modern Modular Classrooms for Five Halifax Schools

**** EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT Media Release New, Modern Modular Classrooms for Five Halifax Schools —————————————————————- The Province of Nova Scotia and the Government of Canada are investing more than $24 million to purchase modular classrooms at Halifax area schools. The modular classrooms, which include washrooms, are a flexible option to respond to future enrollment growth […]

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Dogs Allowed on Restaurant Patios, Sidewalk Cafes

**** Environment Media Release Dogs Allowed on Restaurant Patios, Sidewalk Cafes ——————————————————- Pet dogs are now allowed on restaurant, bar and café patios (along with their owners, of course) as part of the Rankin government’s promise to remove unnecessary barriers for restaurants to meet customer needs. “We’ve listened to the restaurant industry. They told us […]

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The Government of Canada is investigating a possible ransomware attack incident on a private company that provides services to some federal departments and agencies, including the RCMP Canadian Firearms Program

**** RCMP Media Release The Government of Canada is investigating a possible ransomware attack incident on a private company that provides services to some federal departments and agencies, including the RCMP Canadian Firearms Program (CFP). At this time, there is no indication that there has been unauthorized disclosure of any personal information of CFP clients. […]

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