Youth-led initiatives revitalize Rural Nova Scotia as RCF joins national community challenge

HANTS NORTH: Rural Communities Foundation of Nova Scotia (RCFNS) is joining the RBC Future Launch Community Challenge, making up to $15,000 available to five youth-led projects in rural Nova Scotia that address diverse and urgent local priorities. RCF Board Chair Arthur Bull believes that the key to addressing some of rural Nova Scotia’s most pressing...

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Local volunteers recognized by province

HALIFAX: Nancy Doane was honoured as the volunteer of the Municipality of East Hants at the 45th Annual Volunteer Ceremony in Halifax on April 1. Jeff Turple of Stewiacke was awarded for his volunteer service at the 45th Annual Volunteer Ceremony in Halifax on April 1. (Photos courtesy Province of Nova Scotia)...

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Rawdon homicide added to provincial rewards program

RAWDON: The RCMP and the province are adding the homicide of Laura Ross to the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program. The program offers up to $150,000 to anyone who shares information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the crime. “The family continues to suffer in the wake...

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Caswell to lead 4H through transition

EAST HANTS: 4-H Nova Scotia has a new leader at the helm, as Cathy Caswell has been named as the new executive director. Caswell is a former 4-H Member, Leader and Regional organizer who knows the benefit of the volunteer driven organization that supports youth development and leadership. 4-H Canada supports the organization with programs...

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Program helps Older Nova Scotians stay at home

ENFIELD: Social isolation is among the top issue for seniors’ today. Especially in rural communities. Home Services Nova Scotia, a new program launched on Nov. 7 in Enfield, will help older Nova Scotians live in their homes longer. The program helps older adults access a variety of affordable, non-medical services such as housekeeping, meal preparation...

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Gone to the dogs

LANTZ: The Canine Agility Association of Nova Scotia hosted a show at the fieldhouse Dome in the East Hants Sportsplex during the weekend of Oct. 13-14. Dog handlers with various breeds from across the province were in attendance at the event, which was entertaining to watch for those who took it in. (Healey photos)  ...

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CANNABIS: Overview of local rules as it comes to fruition

EAST HANTS: As the federal legalization of cannabis looms closer, provinces across the country have been working to ensure proper rules are in place to protect citizens. Nova Scotia has passed its recreational cannabis legislation, the Cannabis Control Act. Two parts of the legislation are now in effect. What does this mean for Nova Scotians...

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MLA MATTERS: Province has pieces in place to bring fast, reliable internet to Hants East

Without a doubt, fast and functional Internet service has now become the next essential utility for households and businesses around the globe – and Hants East is no different. Very few of us can get through a calendar day without using the online network to connect with friends and family, to complete a sale or...

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Shubenacadie homicide case added to rewards program

SHUBENACADIE: The RCMP and the provincial government are adding the homicide of Tina Barron to the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program. “This family deserves answers as they continue to grieve the loss of their loved one,” said Justice Minister Mark Furey. “I strongly encourage anyone with information about this crime to come forward and...

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Lantz playground gets funding

MLA Miller announces 10 projects in area to be supported with $242,000 provincial investment ELMSDALE: A community playground in Lantz; and ballfields in Sipekne’katik (Indian Brook) and Hants North were among the projects in the Fundy region to be approved for funding through the Recreational Facility Development Grant Program. At announcements across Nova Scotia, more...

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