Nova Scotians Receive Platinum Jubilee Medal

More than 60 Nova Scotians Receive Platinum Jubilee Medal. The medal recipients represent Nova Scotians who have contributed to diverse fields and organizations, particularly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Extra Care Taxi – Senior’s Transit

This new taxi service is available to those needing assistance like an arm or escort to and from door to cab, help carrying groceries and packages, or wheelchair transport.

Job fair for newcomers

The free one-stop job fair will connect newcomers to the jobs, communities and settlement services they need to build a life in Nova Scotia.

Province funds innovative programs for housing

The government is providing funding for 12 innovative projects to support seniors in their homes and communities. The Disability Support Program is working on community-based housing and support options.

Tick safety basics

Tick-borne illnesses are preventable by taking some simple precautions. They are very small, which makes them hard to spot and their bites don’t hurt, which makes it difficult to know when you’ve been bitten.

MLA Radon Detector Loan Program

I have partnered with the Lung Association of Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island to offer the MLA Radon Detector Loan Program through our office. This partnership is providing community access to a short-term digital radon detector for 6-weeks.

Blue-green algae awareness

As summer gets closer, we need to become more aware of blue-green algae when enjoying the province’s outdoors. Blue-green algae, naturally occur in fresh water like lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams. The bacteria can be harmful to people and fatal for animals, so it is important that Nova Scotians know what to look for and how to protect themselves, their families, and pets.

Emergency Preparedness week

Having a home emergency kit, whether it’s a wildfire, hurricane or prolonged power outage, a pre-assembled emergency kit will help in a crisis. Along with items like emergency blankets, duct tape, and bandages, your kit should include cash, print copies of essential information, and medications.