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So we meet again

On Wednesday I was pleased to meet with my our Central Nova Youth Council for our second meeting. The group, which is comprised of 22 talented and bright high school and post-secondary students from throughout the riding, meet to explore two very important topics: youth employment and the environment. I always enjoy connecting with youth... Read More
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Community Volunteer Income Tax Program –Tax Clinics

Through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP), community organizations host free tax preparation clinics and arrange for volunteers to prepare income tax and benefit returns for eligible individuals who have a modest income and a simple tax situation. Many clinics are hosted by community organizations throughout the riding. Our office worked with the CVITP... Read More
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Hector Arena Scores Infrastructure Upgrades

February 24, 2017 – Pictou, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency The Hector Arena recently underwent some much-needed renovations and upgrades, generating more than $60,000 in opportunities for local contractors and trades people. Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, was in Pictou today to see the enhancements and announce a $30,942 contribution to... Read More

Pink Shirt Day

It’s #pinkshirtday – a movement developed by two Nova Scotian teenagers David Shepard, Travis Price and their friends who organized a protest to wear pink in sympathy with a Grade 9 boy who was bullied for wearing pink. Today I’m wearing pink as a reminder that we can work together to combat bullying. Thank you... Read More

ParticipACTION 150 Play List

Are you digging out today? If you are, you could win a prize! In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday and to get Canadians moving, ParticipACTION has developed the Canada 150 Play List- a list of 150 activities that define our land and our people like ultimate frisbee, snowshoeing, roller derby and snow shoveling – yes,... Read More

Broader scope will clarify fundamental rights and make the justice system more accessible

February 7, 2017 – Ottawa – Department of Canadian Heritage and Department of Justice Canada The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and the Honourable Jody Wilson‑Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, are pleased to announce the reinstatement and modernization of a program that, historically, has helped clarify and strengthen the constitutional rights... Read More

New programs to help address climate change and strengthen infrastructure planning

Investments in sustainable infrastructure reduce greenhouse gas emissions, contribute to a clean growth economy and strengthen the middle class by ensuring communities are healthy and productive places to live. Today, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) President, Clark Somerville, launched two new programs to address... Read More

2017 Summer Leadership Program

2017 Summer Leadership Program Applications are now open! Slp2017ple.infolib.ca Summer Leadership Program applications are due on February 8, 2017. Please help spread the message and encourage young people in your riding to apply. If your office has questions about the program, please contact us at slp2017ple@infolib.ca. ‎Attached is the program overview we sent in December, with... Read More