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Amendments to Emergency “911” Act would require telcos to submit emergency plans, rebate customers for lost service

The Nova Scotia government is taking on the telecommunications companies in the wake of prolonged communications failures following tropical storm Fiona.   John Lohr, the minister responsible for the Emergency Management Office, introduced amendments to the Emergency “911” Act on Thursday that he said “will compel local telecommunications companies to provide reliable service and better […]