Traffic Advisories

Local Area Office: 902-527-5448 Fax: 902-527-5998 NEW WORK ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Clarence Road Clarence Road, at Salomon Chute Brook, will be closed for repairsfrom Thursday, Oct. 2 to Friday, Oct. 3. Traffic control will consist of barricades, traffic controlpersons and signage. Detours are available via Hampton MountainRoad and Messenger Road. -30- LUNENBURG COUNTY: Barkhouse Bridge Barkhouse…

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Investing in Southern Regions Culture

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE–Investing in Southern Region’sCulture The Nova Scotia government is investing more than $40,000 invisual arts, crafts and live theatre in the Southern Region aspart of its ongoing support for the province’s arts and cultureindustry. “This investment helps individuals and groups fund specialprojects that encourage growth in the arts and culture sector inNova…

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Highway 101 to Receive Repaving

The province is investing about $2 million into repaving asection of Highway 101. Ron Russell, Minister of Transportation and Public Works,announced today, June 25, that bridge repairs and repaving along19.5 kilometres of Highway 101, from Stillwater to NewportStation, will move forward this year. “We are making sound investments today so Nova Scotians can enjoya safe…

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Minister Signs FiveYear Agriculture Agreement

Nova Scotia farmers will continue to have programs to help them adapt to changing consumer markets, enhance food safety systems, support environmental actions and prevent disease and track food to its original source. Agriculture Minister Brooke Taylor, with his Canadian counterparts, signed a $1.3-billion agreement today, July 11, during the annual ministers conference in Quebec…

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Candidates Entitled to Campaign in Apartment Buildings

Landlords and apartment building owners are being reminded that candidates in municipal elections are entitled to campaign in apartment buildings. Nova Scotia’s municipal elections officer, Vi Carmichael, said she has received reports of candidates being denied entry into apartment and other residential buildings. “The law is on the candidates’ side,” said Ms. Carmichael. “The Municipal…

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Ombudsmans Office Visits Communities for Fairness Week

Nova Scotians will have an opportunity to learn and ask questions about the Office of the Ombudsman’s role in investigating complaints against provincial and municipal government departments, agencies, boards and commissions. The Office of the Ombudsman is hosting outreach sessions across the province as part of Fairness Week, Oct. 12-16. The province is celebrating the…

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May Tourism Stats Available

Nova Scotia welcomed 614,100 visitors between January and May, up four per cent compared to the same time last year. The province experienced a decrease of three per cent during the month of May, a slight drop compared to 2009. Visits to novascotia.com during May increased by 21 per cent compared to last year, reflecting…

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University Funding in Nova Scotia OpEd

Last week, I met with university student leaders to outline the steps we’re taking to ensure a university education remains affordable in Nova Scotia and to help universities remain competitive and sustainable for years to come. The first part of our plan is to cap tuition increases annually at three per cent. For Nova Scotia…

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Government Trucking Industry Offer Free Brake Inspections

Thousands of truckers across North America will take advantage of free brake checks during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Awareness Week. Nova Scotia will hold its check Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Kelly Lake Vehicle Compliance Station on Highway 102, near the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Vehicle inspectors from the three Maritime provinces…

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Amherst Access Office Closed

The Amherst Access Nova Scotia office is closed today, April 17, due to problems with the ventilation system. Technicians are working on the system and the department will reassess the situation by mid-day. For inquiries, call 1-800-670-4357 or access online services and updates on the closure at www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr . -30-

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Plages surveillées en NouvelleÉcosse

REMARQUE–Une liste des plages provinciales surveillées est présentée à la fin du présent communiqué. Les sauveteurs commenceront à surveiller les plages de la Nouvelle-Écosse à 10 h le samedi 29 juin afin d’assurer la sécurité des gens de la province. « Le Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service entame sa 41e année de service aux gens qui…

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Province Announces Funding for Perkins House Museum

The province is investing to repair and reopen Perkins House Museum, a provincially registered heritage property and one of the oldest buildings in the Nova Scotia Museum collection. Premier Stephen McNeil made the announcement today, April 23, at the Queens County Museum. “The Perkins House Museum is a significant part of the province’s heritage,” said…

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Traffic Advisories Annapolis and Inverness Counties

ANNAPOLIS COUNTY: Brickton Bridge, Brickton Brickton Bridge on Mount Hanley Road in Brickton will be closed for repairs until 4 p.m. today, June 1. Detour routes are Trunk 1, Lawrencetown Lane and Route 201. NEW WORK INVERNESS COUNTY: Highway 105 near Whycocomagh Highway 105 near Whycocomagh will be reduced to one lane for paving starting…

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NSBI Approves Payroll Rebate

Information on NSBI transactions can be found at www.novascotiabusiness.com/fundingdisclosures . -30- Quick facts: payroll rebates are designed in a way that the tax revenue generated for the province by the new jobs in Nova Scotia is always more than the amount of the rebate payroll rebates are only paid after a business has generated actual…

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Wont back out from buying Bhushan Power JSW to NCLT

New Delhi: JSW Steel on Monday told the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) that the company is not backing out from the ongoing resolution process of Bhushan Power & Steel despite reports of alleged fraud by its former promoters.During the proceedings in National Company Law Tribunal, counsel appearing for JSW Steel informed the tribunal that…

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Barcas Rakitic unmoved by transfer rumours

TOKYO: Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic accepts his days at the Nou Camp may be numbered, but for now he is concentrating on preparing for next season with the Spanish champions. After the arrival of Frenkie de Jong from Ajax and 31-year-old Sergio Busquets signing a new five-year deal last year, Barcelona’s midfield is looking a…

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CISF restores bag containing cash Rs 150 lakh

New Delhi: CISF restored a bag containing cash Rs 1.50 lakh at IGI Airport Metro Station. On July 23, sub-inspector Ali Akhtar Saha of CISF who was deployed at IGI Airport metro station as shift in-charge noticed an unclaimed bag lying on output roller of X-BIS machine.According to CISF, he immediately asked the nearby passengers…

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BJP targeting to become 20croremember party Nadda

Rohtak: BJP working president J P Nadda said on Saturday the party has enrolled more than 11 crore members through its membership drive and it is now targeting to become a 20-crore-member organisation. Nadda also lashed out at other political parties, alleging they “lacked” the will to serve the nation and were only hankering after…

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