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Great to See Minister McKenna Join MLA Mombourquette to Announce Expansions to Green Programs Here in Nova Scotia

It's not everyday you have a federal Cabinet Minister on your lawn in Dartmouth! The federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna joined MLA Derek Mombourquette Sydney-Whitney Pier, provincial Minister of Energy and Mines to announce the expansion of the Home Energy Assessment, Green Heat and Efficient Products Installation programs for homeowners that use non-electric sources [...]

The “Pathways to Shipbuilding” Indigenous Education and Apprenticeship Program Continues to Make a Huge Positive Impact

The “Pathways to Shipbuilding” indigenous education and apprenticeship program is something we can all be very proud of. Canadians from coast to coast to coast support the National Shipbuilding Strategy. We’re rebuilding our marine industry while supporting technological innovation and helping build our economy. So far through projects like this, more than 1,500 Indigenous individuals [...]

Proud to Recognize and Support Emme Morin and Her “Epic Endeavour”!

This week I commended the incredible Emme Morin for “Emme’s Epic Endeavour for Extraordinary Kids”. On August 12th she will attempt the ‘Big Swim’ across the Northumberland Straight in support of Brigadoon Village! Emme is an incredible 14-year-old from Dartmouth-Cole Harbour I couldn’t be prouder to cheer her on. You can learn more about Emme’s Epic [...]

Have You Heard About the Tiny Home Lottery by LakeCity Works?

Have you heard about the Tiny Home Lottery by LakeCity Works? They’re working with local students and volunteers to build a tiny home to auction off via their Tiny Home Lottery! It’s a great initiative, with all of the proceeds going to help LakeCity Works and their efforts to help people living with mental illness. These [...]

Thrilled to Unveil the New Dartmouth North Outdoor Library and Playground!

Last Friday our community unveiled the new Dartmouth North Outdoor Library and Playground! Check out the photos, the space is incredible. This outdoor library is one of the first in Canada! Bring your kids there and you’ll find that it’s a modern space that brings together nature, technology and best of all- our community. This [...]

Announcing the Accessible Canada Act!

Last month, our Government took the most significant step forward to protect the rights of persons with disabilities in 30 years with the introduction of the Accessible Canada Act: An Act to Ensure a Barrier-Free Canada! Canada benefits when all Canadians can fully participate, and this Act will ensure that the Government of Canada is [...]

Celebrating the 1 Year Anniversary of Bill C-238 Receiving Royal Assent

One year ago this week, my Private Member's Bill C-238 National Strategy for Safe and Environmentally Sound Disposal of Lamps Containing Mercury Act received Royal Assent and became law in Canada!! Hard work is underway as Environment and Climate Change Canada along with stakeholders like the Recycling Council of Ontario work to make this strategy a reality. [...]

Announcing the New SolarHomes Program!

Today I announced the NEW SolarHomes program!! The Government of Canada and the province of Nova Scotia are working together to help Nova Scotia's homeowners save money on energy bills while taking action on climate change! Part of the Low Carbon Home program, SolarHomes will help Nova Scotia’s homeowners switch to clean electricity by making [...]

The New Dartmouth Yacht Club is Fantastic

Yesterday was the ribbon cutting at the amazing new Dartmouth Yacht Club. Beautiful day and so many great people. Thanks for the invite and Huge Congratulations to the members, the organizers, builders and those who worked so hard for several years to make this dream come true.