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News & Updates

Nova Scotia Power Gives Notice of Fish Diversion Plans for Trout River Pond
Friday, March 31, 2023
"Nova Scotia Power hereby gives notice that an application has been made to the Minister of Transport, pursuant to the Canadian Navigable Waters Act for approval of the work described herein and its site and plans.
... Replacement of the fish diversion screens using upstream and downstream cofferdams to isolate the construction area. The new fish diversion screens will occupy the same footprint as the original structure... in, on, over, under, through or across Trout River Pond at Forest Home."

Valley Waste’s Spring Clean-up Begins the Week of April 24
Thursday, March 30, 2023
Valley Waste Resource Management is asking the public to take note of a few friendly reminders before crews start collecting Spring Clean-Up items in Kings County the week of April 24.

Visit Valley Waste’s Spring Clean-Up web page to access a colour-coded map illustrating when Spring Clean-Up will occur in specific communities, learn more about what items will - and will not - be accepted, and find a full list of Clean-Up Rules.

Backflow Valves Reduce the Risk of Destructive Sewage Backups and Flooding
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
A backflow valve is a device that allows flow in one direction, but not in the opposite direction. It can prevent sewage from flowing into a basement by automatically closing if an unanticipated issue causes sewage to accumulate in piping that typically directs wastewater away from a property.

Click on the title for this Municipal Advisory to learn more.

Everyday Accessibility: The Language We Use to Talk About Disabilities
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
This shift in thinking from a medical model that emphasizes a person’s disability, to a more social model that emphasizes the person, has led to a person-centered approach in language. However, it is important to remember that persons with disabilities are diverse, and individuals may have their own preferences around language. So, listening and mirroring back the language a person uses to describe themselves is the best way to respect an individual’s identity.

Click the title above to read this full Everyday Accessibility column.

World Down Syndrome Day Proclamation
Monday, March 20, 2023
The Municipality of the County of Kings values our citizens with Down syndrome, as well as their families, and fully supports the rights, inclusions, and well-being of all individuals with Down syndrome.

Learn more in this World Down Syndrome Day Proclamation.

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