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NOTE: A list of the top baby names for 2018 follows this release. The 2018 information is current as of today, Dec. 28. For the third year in a row, William is Nova Scotians’ favourite baby name. According to Nova Scotia's Registry of Vital Statistics, as of Dec. 28, Nova Scotia welcomed 61 babies named William. (Read More)
Two men face charges after illegal cigarettes were seized following an investigation by Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit. (Read More)
Nova Scotians can apply for the Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP) using a fast and easy online application process. (Read More)
Service Nova Scotia Minister Geoff MacLellan tabled changes to the Senior Citizens’ Property Tax Rebate Act today, Sept. 20 that will help more low-income seniors access the program. (Read More)
Amendments announced today, Sept 19, to the Vital Statistics Act introduce X as an option for gender identity on the Nova Scotia birth certificate and make the display of the sex field optional. (Read More)
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