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The Government of Canada kicks off the 2017 hiring season for Canada Summer Jobs!

Photo is Jordan Landry who was hired through the Canada Summer Jobs Program in Summer of 2016 at Moxie’s Riverside Rentals in New Glasgow. Wondering who’s hiring this summer in Central Nova through the Canada Summer Jobs Program? Yesterday, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, Patty Hajdu, announced that the 2017 Canada Summer Jobs hiring... Read More
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Their Light Shall Always Shine

Our community is one that was built over generations on the backs of hard working women and men. We have a proud tradition of industry here in Pictou County, which of course includes a lengthy history in mining. 25 years ago today, this industrial legacy, and the community as a whole, suffered a blow so... Read More

Happy 100th Birthday Dorothy!

It was an absolute delight on Saturday to partake in the celebrations in Meagher’s Grant for Dorothy Williams 100th Birthday! It was quite a celebration with friends and family for Dorothy, and it was my pleasure to be on hand to offer congratulations on behalf of the Government of Canada, and to see Dorothy’s excitement at... Read More

Biscuits, sunshine and good news!

On Saturday April 29th, I was pleased to be joined by community members to announce the details of the final projects announced under the overall total of $192,000 through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (Read original release here). At the MacPherson’s Mills Community Hall, almost $45,000 combined for the MacPherson’s Mills Community Hall, who... Read More
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$29.9 million for StFX

…and 600 new jobs. On Friday, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, I was pleased to announce a historic $29.9 million for three exciting construction projects on the StFX campus. This includes constructing a Centre for Innovation in Health and the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government, while rehabilitating the existing... Read More