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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


Sherbrooke, NS – Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, announced today that eleven seniors organizations and projects in Central Nova will receive a combined total of over $192,000, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development. These funds will be used for a variety of local projects... Read More

Budget 2017 local news round-up

With a vast riding of 9,308km2, I have to give much credit to our local media outlets who work tirelessly to share with you the work that our federal government is doing. Recently, I spoke with various local outlets about Budget 2017, and what it means for our riding, the province and our country. Please find below... Read More
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Government of Canada makes tourism investment in the Eastern Shore

News Release From Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Communities and businesses between Musquodoboit Harbour and Sherbrooke to benefit from support April 1, 2017 – Sheet Harbour, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Canada’s world-class tourism industry creates economic growth for middle-class Canadians. Further development and commercialization of experiential tourism and product branding along Nova Scotia’s Eastern... Read More