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  • Saturday, June 18, 2016

    Province Honours Cape Breton Veteran

    Nova Scotia is honouring the memory of Sgt. Kenneth James Power, a Royal Canadian Air Force search and rescue technician, by naming a brook in Cape Breton Regional Municipality after him. The brook, which until now was unnamed, flows between Munroe Lake and Lake Uist in the Enon area is now the Ken Power Brook. […]

  • Friday, June 17, 2016

    Second Segment of Blue Route Opens

    Cyclists now have a better way to explore the beauty of the Wentworth Valley. The province, in partnership with Bicycle Nova Scotia, opened the second segment of the Blue Route today, June 17, in Masstown, Colchester Co. The segment stretches 55 kilometres from Masstown through the Wentworth Valley to Wallace in Cumberland County. “The Blue […]

  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016

    Recreation Facility Funding for Cape Breton Projects

    Funding for two projects in Cape Breton will support community and physical activity for Nova Scotians. New Waterford Minor Baseball will use $33,000 to upgrade facilities at some baseball fields in the community. Cape Breton Regional Municipality’s Active Transportation group will use $71,000 to add 4.5 km to the Grand Lake Road Multi-Use Trail. “Sport […]

  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016

    Information Sessions Planned for School Board Candidates

    While schools will soon close for students and teachers, it’s just starting for Nova Scotians considering seeking office in October’s school board elections. Government and the Nova Scotia School Boards Association are holding School Board Candidate Information Sessions beginning today, June 14, at the Halifax Regional School Board office. The information sessions are for potential […]

  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016

    Immigrant Settlement Service Expands in Port Hawkesbury

    Port Hawkesbury now has a new, full-time immigrant settlement worker to support new Nova Scotians. The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth received a $290,000 increase in funding from the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration to support newcomers who settle in Nova Scotia communities. It is expanding its YMCA Recognizing Enhancing Aligning Community Horizons (YREACH) program to […]

  • Monday, June 13, 2016

    Feedback Sought On School Attendance Policy

    Increasing student success and achievement in the classroom is the focus of a discussion paper on student attendance. The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development is asking for feedback from teachers, parents, students, administrators and employers about key issues and ideas to help improve overall attendance. “Our teachers and schools do an exceptional job […]

  • Monday, June 13, 2016

    Eyking welcomes Premier McNeil, Cabinet, and Liberal Caucus to Baddeck

    The Nova Scotia Liberal Caucus will hold more than 60 individual meetings with local community leaders, businesses, community groups, and municipal officials June 14-16 in Victoria and Inverness Counties. “This is a tremendous opportunity for both our Caucus members and Cape Bretoners,” said Pam Eyking, MLA for Victoria-The Lakes. “I’m very proud to be hosting Premier […]

  • Monday, June 13, 2016

    New Program Helps Businesses Create World-class Tourism Experiences

    Tourism Nova Scotia announced today, June 13, the first participants in a new program that is following through on the Crown corporation’s commitment to change how it approaches tourism. The World-Class Experience EXCELLerator program will help businesses develop tourism experiences that are authentic and differentiate Nova Scotia as a travel destination. The experiences are supported […]

  • Saturday, June 11, 2016

    Province Pays Tribute to Miners on Davis Day

    Nova Scotians paid tribute to miners who have been injured or lost their lives on the job at the annual Davis Day ceremony, today, June 11. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Geoff MacLellan, on behalf of Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan, attended the event at St. Mary’s Anglican Church in Glace Bay. […]

  • Friday, June 10, 2016

    Better Health Care for Cape Breton

    A family practice in Sydney is expanding into a collaborative health-care team, which will give more people in Cape Breton better access to primary health care. The team has three family doctors, and are recruiting two more. The clinic will also include a nurse practitioner, a family practice nurse, a dietician and one other health-care […]

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