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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

Town of New Glasgow receives $44,049 towards accessible playground

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 Town of New Glasgow has received $44,049 through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) towards construction of an accessible playground at the West Side Community Centre. This... Read More

Seniors in Stellarton have the opportunity to participate in new project benefiting many in their community

Left to right: Paul Corbin, Director Community Development and Recreation, Town of Stellarton; Susan Campbell, Councilor Town of Stellarton; Danny MacGillivray, Mayor Town of Stellarton; Sean Fraser MP; Simon Lawand, Councilor Town of Stellarton; Susan Higdon, Clerk, Town of Stellarton. News Release Monday March 12, 2018 Stellarton, Nova Scotia Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors... Read More

Federal government giving young Canadians in North Eastern Nova Scotia the digital skills needed for future jobs

News Release For Immediate Release February 23, 2018 Federal government giving young Canadians in North Eastern Nova Scotia the digital skills needed for future jobs Funding for MediaSmarts to teach pre-service teachers at St. Francis Xavier University the digital skills their future students will require for the middle-class jobs of tomorrow. February 23, 2018 –... 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