Halifax (N.S.: County). Board of Health records

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Halifax (N.S.: County). Board of Health records

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  • 1940-1944, 1950-1951, 1961-1996 (Creation)
    Halifax (N.S.: County). Board of Health

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158 cm of textual records

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The Board of Health, which existed 1911-1996, was established under the Public Health Act. The Board met at least once a month with additional meetings as required. It dealt with health hazards, private sewage disposal systems, the granting of licenses to sell food, and other matters related to public health.

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Series consists of the minutes and case files of the County of Halifax Board of Health.

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Minutes were transferred from HRM's Municipal Clerk's Office in 2005 while correspondence was transferred from NSARM in 2004. Additional minutes were transferred from the Records Centre in 2008. Case files were transferred from the Municipal Clerk's Office in 2008.


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