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Changes coming to payday loans

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board has ordered a slight reduction in the cost of payday loans from $25 per $100 borrowed to $22. The new rate takes effect on May 1. In a decision released last week, the … Continue reading

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NS won’t force villages to dissolve, Furey promises

Municipal Affairs Minister Mark Furey says Nova Scotia’s Liberal government will not force villages to dissolve or amalgamate. “We are working collaboratively with all our community leaders to engage in an open dialogue on the best municipal governance structure for … Continue reading

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Parrsboro misses deadline for filing financial information Oops. The Town of Parrsboro missed the Sept. 30th deadline for filing information the province uses to measure the financial health of Nova Scotia’s municipalities. Municipal Affairs Minister Mark Furey said Parrsboro and … Continue reading

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