Seniors in Shelburne County will soon have new opportunities to volunteer and take part in social activities in the community thanks federal funding announced by South Shore-St. Margarets MP Gerald Keddy in a news release Thursday.
The $91,000 in funding will benefit four communities along the South Shore:
After four years of pressing on every front imaginable for the return to Nova Scotia of the ferry service to and from New England, no one could have been more proud about the arrival in Yarmouth Tuesday of the Nova Star cruise ferry than Yarmouth MLA and Liberal minister Zack Churchill.
A recent opinion piece by Iaian Archibald, “Let’s map our way to excellence,” has sparked much conversation surrounding the idea of using mapping as a method of distinguishing Nova Scotia and, in turn, move us toward economic sustainability.
Iaian makes a number of great points in his article, including that Nova Scotia is a special place and that Nova Scotia has many assets that it can leverage. But as Iaian also stresses, we have to understand our assets and allow that information to be used by our citizens, our visitors, and our private sector in order to make it truly useful.