Community Organizations Join Forces to Improve Services for Residents

Funds support creation of accessible gathering space for veterans, expansion of services for adults with intellectual disabilities in Antigonish October 13, 2017 – Antigonish, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Investing in infrastructure is crucial to economic growth and creating inclusive communities where everyone has access to public services and job opportunities. That is why... Read More

New funding will help support a vibrant gender equality movement across Canada

Project will advance gender equality in Antigonish and local women leaders will be engaged in national network October 13, 2017 – Antigonish, NS– Status of Women Canada Despite the important milestones witnessed over the past several decades, women, girls, and non-binary people still face hardships. A lot more work remains for gender equality to become... Read More
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Port Bickerton & Area Planning Association Receives Federal Funding for Infrastructure Upgrades

The Port Bickerton & Area Planning Association will benefit from upgrades to the Nova Scotia Lighthouse Interpretive Centre, as a result of an investment of more than $10,000 from the Government of Canada. Today’s announcement was made by Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of... Read More
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Where were you one year ago?

I was with 4,200 of you as we welcomed Justin Trudeau to Central Nova, in downtown New Glasgow! Head over to my Facebook page to checkout the album from last summer, share, tag yourself or friends – and comment if you’d like us to send you a printed copy of any of the photos!
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Trenton and Area Minor Softball Association Receives Infrastructure Funding for upgrades to Scotia Park

August 15, 2017 – Trenton, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency All Canadians deserve to live in inclusive and vibrant communities where they can connect with their friends and neighbours. Investing in local community infrastructure will improve existing facilities, build stronger community ties and strengthen the middle class and those seeking to join it. Sean... Read More
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Federal Government investing over $200,000 at St. Francis Xavier University to assist with cutting-edge labs and equipment

Left to right: Pablo Scrosati and Tiffany Brooks (Honours students of Dr. Razul), Dr. Petra Hauf Dean of Science, MP Sean Fraser, Dr. Geniece Hallett-Tapley, Dr. Mohamed Shajahan Gulam Razul, and Oliver Kuhem (Dr. Hallett-Tapley’s Honours Student) and Bry Crabbe (MSc student). News Release For Immediate Release Funding supports universities and researchers to carry out ground-breaking research... Read More
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Oland Stadium Upgrades – On the Edge of Your Seat Excitement

Left to right: Town of Antigonish Mayor, Laurie Boucher; Antigonish County Warden Owen McCarron, StFX President Kent MacDonald, myself, Co-Chair Special Olympics Committee (and former Town of Antigonish Mayor) Carl Chisholm, Special Olympic athlete and medalist Theresa Borden What a great way to start the week! Yesterday on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of... Read More