SEPTEMBER 2016 — Issue #226

WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL! BACK TO SCHOOL—BE CAREFUL! I’d like to welcome all students back to school. Your education is important for you to succeed in life. I hope everyone has a successful and healthy school year. Remember, by following simple hygiene protocols like...

MAY 2016 — Issue #222

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS WEEK Emergency Preparedness (EP) Week is May 1st–7th. Everyone should be prepared and able to take care of themselves for a 72 hour period from any potential harm caused by a significant weather event or incident. Our district is very fortunate...

APRIL 2016 – ISSUE # 221

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION MONTH  National Volunteer Week (NVW) pays tribute to the millions of Canadian volunteers who donate their time and energy. This year NVW is April 10th – 16th, and the theme is:  “Volunteers are the Roots of Strong Communities”. Just like roots...

MARCH 2016 — ISSUE #220

COMMUNITY GRANTS PROGRAM HRM is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Community Grants Program. The deadline for applying is March 31st, 2016. Application forms and program guidebooks are available on-line, by calling 311, at one of HRM’s Citizen Contact...

February 2016 – Issue # 219

NATION FLAG DAY & HERITAGE DAY The Federal Government has proclaimed Feb.15th as National Flag of Canada Day. In 1965, fifty-one years ago, the old Red Ensign Flag with the British Union Jack was replaced with the Red Maple Leaf. To know more about our country...