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Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) announced a newly approved production through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund today, Jan. 17. A two-part documentary series Vague d’Acadie, produced by 3300734 Nova Scotia Ltd., has been approved for a funding commitment of $52,489 based on an eligible Nova Scotia expenditure of $201,881. To learn
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NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine. It has been 40 years since the Canadian Council for Tobacco Control launched National Non-Smoking Week in Canada, which runs until Jan. 21. The focus was simple: To educate Canadians about the dangers of smoking. Now, four decades later, we have
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Funding was announced today, Jan.16, to support safety and security for seniors and create opportunities so they can become more active in their communities. Clare-Digby MLA Gordon Wilson announced the Senior Safety Grants on behalf of Leo Glavine, Minister of Seniors, for two organizations in Digby County. “Older adults bring value to our communities through
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The province announced today, Jan. 14, it will begin design work for a new six-station satellite dialysis unit at the Digby General Hospital. The new unit will serve patients in Digby and Annapolis counties, reducing travel time and relieving congestion at other dialysis centres. A request for proposal for design will be issued later this
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People living with mental illness and addictions now have access to new affordable housing and support programming in the Whitney Pier area. Derek Mombourquette, MLA Sydney-Whitney Pier, on behalf of Joanne Bernard, Minister responsible for Housing Nova Scotia, joined MP Mark Eyking, on behalf of Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and
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The province announced today, Jan. 13, it will spend $9.1 million to build a 12-station dialysis unit at the Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville. Construction will begin this fall. “I’m very excited to see this project move forward,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “Dialysis patients typically need treatments three times a week, and adding travel time
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For Derek Mombourquette, it’s his love of family and of his beloved Cape Breton Island that drew him into his life of community service. Born and raised in Sydney’s Shipyard area, the MLA for Sydney-Whitney Pier knew early on that being able to put down roots in his hometown was not something he or any
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More than 30 young women from across the province came together at Province House today, Jan. 12, to celebrate women in leadership. The Daughters of the Vote event is an initiative by Equal Voice to mark the 100-year anniversary of women’s enfranchisement in Canada. “Government has demonstrated strong leadership in building gender equity through the
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January 11th, 2017 – Earlier this week, Kings South MLA Keith Irving announced funding for the following location(s). Canning & District Recreation Commission – $5,000 “I am really pleased to see that the Canning & District Recreation Commission have accessed the Thrive! grant as I know they are very active in offering a large range of programs
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January 11th, 2017 – Earlier this week, Guysborough-Eastern Shore – Tracadie MLA Lloyd Hines announced funding for the following location(s). Municipality District of St. Mary’s – $5,000   “Thrive! Facility access grants are an important part of our government’s strategy to make it easier for Nova Scotians to be physically active,” said Hines. Several partnership
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