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Tag: Nova Scotia

Health Canada Develops New Guidelines for Manganese in Drinking Water

For the first time, Health Canada has set a guideline based on the health effects of manganese. The acceptable level is 0.120 milligrams per...

NS to Require Municipalities Have Land Use Plans in Place

Introduced on September 25th, Amendments to the Municipal Government Act and the Halifax Regional Charter under Bill 58 will require Nova Scotia municipalities to...

Canada-Nova Scotia Bilateral Agreement Supports Green Infrastructure

Canada and Nova Scotia have announced their bilateral agreement under the Investing in Canada plan, which will see the federal government invest more than...

Legislation to Combat Historic Groundwater Shortage in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia has introduced legislation to assist municipalities and residents who are experiencing dry wells as a result of a historic water shortage. Amendments to...

Report: Watershed Health in Nova Scotia

A report released last week that features provincial watershed data inventory, is the first of its kind in Nova Scotia. The province invested $29,000...

Climate Change Adaptation Projects in Nova Scotia

The Province recently announced that it is once again aiming to help communities prepare for the challenges linked to climate change. The Department of Environment...

Nova Scotia Makes Progress on Water for Life Strategy

A progress report released on March 23 highlights achievements of the first year of Nova Scotia's water resource management strategy, called Water for Life,...

Nova Scotia Draft Coastal Strategy Feedback Now Available

Feedback on Nova Scotia's draft coastal strategy is now available online. "The thoughtful and thorough feedback we've received on this draft strategy makes it...

New Wetland Conservation Policy for Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia has released its new Nova Scotia Wetland Conservation Policy (PDF). With a focus on the roles wetlands play to the province's landscapes...

Abandoned Utilities

Canadian cities may be booming, but according to Statistics Canada’s findings, smaller communities are experiencing a widespread drop in population. In Nova Scotia, the...

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