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Regional Council looking at deferring municipal property taxes

Regional Council looking at deferring municipal property taxes

The upcoming virtual meeting of regional council is going to include the discussion to move property tax bill due dates from the end of April to the first of June
Navy recalls ships, orders on- board physical distancing due to COVID-19

Navy recalls ships, orders on- board physical distancing due to COVID-19

The Royal Canadian Navy is pulling ships back from missions abroad and imposing new rules on physical distancing
Can you still go to the bank? Strang says yes but...

Can you still go to the bank? Strang says yes but...

'I would really encourage anyone who can to do online or telephone banking,' said the province's chief medical officer of health
Province announces millions to support workers and small businesses

Province announces millions to support workers and small businesses

Two new programs will support workers and small businesses impacted by restrictions put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Man ticketed at bus stop for allegedly failing to social distance

Man ticketed at bus stop for allegedly failing to social distance

Regional police say they've responded to 457 COVID-19 related calls and issued seven tickets.
Advisory issued about potential COVID-19 exposure at two Pictou County locations

Advisory issued about potential COVID-19 exposure at two Pictou County locations

NSHA Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on Sunday, March 15 at Eagles Funeral Home in Westville, and the Alma Fire Hall
Nova Scotia announces 20 new COVID-19 cases, launches health zone breakdown

Nova Scotia announces 20 new COVID-19 cases, launches health zone breakdown

118 of Nova Scotia's 193 confirmed cases of COVID-19 are in Nova Scotia Health Authority's Central Zone, which encompasses the Halifax area, Eastern Shore and West Hants
Nova Scotia requests state of emergency extension

Nova Scotia requests state of emergency extension

The order would extend its expiration to noon on Sunday, April 19
Atlantic health unions want answers on access to N95 respirator masks

Atlantic health unions want answers on access to N95 respirator masks

Janet Hazelton is calling on the province to formally agree to allow its workers to make the call on when they need to don tightly fitted, N95 respirator masks
COVID-19 has 'absolutely devastated' Nova Scotia's foodservice industry

COVID-19 has 'absolutely devastated' Nova Scotia's foodservice industry

Restaurants Canada estimates 24,500 foodservice jobs have been lost in the province
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