Autism Nova Scotia is Receiving More Than $800,000 in Funding & In-Kind Contributions

BIG announcement for Autism Nova Scotia! They have the FIRST funded project under the Government of Canada's Autism Spectrum Disorder Strategic Fund. Autism Nova Scotia is receiving more than $800,000 in funding and in-kind contributions to scale up their Healthy Relationships, Sexuality & Autism (HRSA) Program! The program supports teens and adults (19 yrs [...]

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 [...]

Thrilled to Announce that the Government will Provide an Investment of $1.1M to the Fédération Acadienne de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Great to meet with the Fédération acadienne de la Nouvelle-Écosse (FANE) to discuss the work they’re doing to support Francophone communities. IRCC wants to offer French-speaking newcomers an easy French-language gateway to provide settlement services by and for Francophone communities. This would further support Francophone immigration outside Quebec and the vitality of Francophone and [...]