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Budget 2019 Includes the New First-Time Home Buyer Incentive

🏠 We’re making homeownership more affordable for first-time home buyers! Budget 2019 includes the new First-Time Home Buyer Incentive. 🏠 gives eligible first-time home buyers the ability to lower their borrowing costs by sharing the cost of buying a home with CMHC. 🏠 provides funding of 5-10% of the home purchase price. 🏠 no [...]

Budget 2019 Includes a $12 Million Investment in Ready, Willing & Able

After meeting Iain, the young entrepreneur behind Iain's Tartan Bakery, I learned of the importance of the Ready, Willing, and Able (RWA) Program. RWA helps create employment opportunities for persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disabilities! All Nova Scotian Members of Parliament advocated together for the Government to fund the Ready, Willing, and [...]

Budget 2019 Continues to Make Significant Investments in Health Care Research

In case you missed it: We're continuing to make significant investments in health care research. Budget 2019 proposes these strategic health research investments: ✔️$18 million for the Stem Cell Network - Réseau de cellules souches' research for new therapies and medical treatments. ✔️ $40 million for the Brain Canada Foundation to help the medical [...]

Screening of Six Primrose

Screening of Six Primrose Thurs, March 21st Halifax Central Library, Paul O'Regan Hall 6:30pm – 8:30pm Filmed on location in Dartmouth, Six Primrose is a feature length documentary that shares the transformative stories of community members connected to the Dartmouth North Community Food Centre. I'm told that the seating is first come, first served! [...]

The Incredible Florence Dares Turns 100!

Sharing a laugh with the incredible Florence Dares on her 100th birthday. A super team of friends and family members organized a wonderful event to honour Florence. I loved hearing some of the great stories from folks in attendance. 📸 snapd Dartmouth