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Residents in Central Nova will benefit from faster Internet

Caption (Left to right): Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s District #3/5 – Councillor Kaytland Smith, District of St. Mary’s Warden Michael Mosher, Central Nova MP Sean Fraser, Blue Mountain Fire Department Chief Gregg MacDonald, County of Antigonish Owen McCarron, and John Beaton, Chief Executive Officer, Eastern Strait Regional Enterprise Network. News Release For... Read More
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Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF Small-projects and Youth Innovation now open!

We’re pleased to share that the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) Small-Projects (Up to $100,000) and Youth Innovation Component (Youth-led, for funding up to $10,000) are both now open. The Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) provides funding for eligible capital projects that increase accessibility for people with disabilities in Canadian communities and workplaces, creating more opportunities for... Read More
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Royal Canadian Legion 161 in Gaetz Brook receives provincial and federal funding for accessibility upgrades

Photo (Back left to right): Dean Othen – Branch 161 “House” Chairman, John Meehan – Branch 161 President, Mike Savage – Mayor of HRM, Susan Goodyear – wife of Councillor David Hendsbee, David Hendsbee – HRM Councillor, District 2, Sean Fraser – MP, Central Nova, Mrs. White – wife of Branch 161 member, Ken White, Ken White... Read More
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With a rural riding encompassing more than 10,000km2, Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, is pleased to announce three satellite office locations to better serve his constituency. Constituents in Central Nova will now have regular, monthly, face-to-face access to their federal representative’s staff in three satellite locations, 10:00am-3:00pm, beginning May 11th: Second Friday... Read More
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Nominate a volunteer for Canada’s Volunteer Awards!

Volunteers across the country give countless hours of their time and energy to strengthen our communities. In 2013 alone, 47% of Canadians devoted almost two billion volunteer hours to charities and non-profit organizations—the equivalent of almost 1.1 million full-time jobs. Whether Canadians volunteer out of a desire to contribute to their communities, to use their... Read More
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Maintaining Affordability for Tenants in Federally Administered Community Housing

On Wednesday Jean-Yves Duclos, announced that our government is investing $500 million over 10 years for a new Federal Community Housing Initiative. This will protect affordability for tenants and stabilize the operations of some 55,000 units of federally administered community housing and co-operative projects. To help more Canadians access housing that meets their needs and they... Read More
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St. George’s Anglican Church in New Glasgow receives $35,104 towards accessible lift

Today, Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced that St. George’s Parish in New Glasgow has received $35,104 through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) towards construction of a new accessible lift. The new lift, which... Read More
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Need a hand preparing your tax return?

Do you need help completing your tax return? You may be able to get help at a free tax preparation clinic near you, including in my Antigonish office.Community organizations across Canada host tax preparation clinics where volunteers complete tax returns for eligible individuals. These clinics are offered through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program. You may be... Read More

Prime Minister announces major investment to improve safety and reduce congestion on Trans-Canada Highway in Nova Scotia

Sutherlands River, Nova Scotia – July 17, 2018 Commuting to work, visiting loved ones, enjoying a vacation – highways help Canadians get to where they need to go. They connect our communities and help businesses move goods to markets across the country and around the world. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced a major investment... Read More
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