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  • Thursday, May 5, 2016

    Municipal Tax Tool Supports Economic Development

    Amendments to the Municipal Government Act and the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter introduced today, May 5, will give municipalities flexibility in managing commercial property taxes to help encourage economic development. “Municipalities have asked us for more tax authority and economic development tools,” said Municipal Affairs Minister Zach Churchill. “These amendments will enable municipalities to encourage […]

  • Thursday, May 5, 2016

    Province to Co-ordinate Help for Fort McMurray Fire Victims

    The province is co-ordinating several ways for Nova Scotians to help victims of the fire emergency in Fort McMurray, Alberta. “The images and stories coming from Fort McMurray are frightening, especially to the many Nova Scotians who have family members in Alberta,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “People across our province are concerned about the thousands […]

  • Thursday, May 5, 2016

    Targeted Investments in Nova Scotia’s Wine Sector

    Government is working with industry to grow Nova Scotia’s wine sector with a $3.5 million investment as part of Budget 2016-2017. The investment supports research, quality standards and export market development. The amount is part of a four-year, $12 million investment through the Vineyard and Wineries Investment Program. Agriculture Minister Keith Colwell joined industry guests […]

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