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February: A Month to Save Hearts

As February marks Heart Month, Heart & Stroke is on a mission to tackle a silent but urgent issue in Canada – out-of-hospital cardiac arrests.

Celebrating African Heritage Month

February is African Heritage month in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia has 52 historic African Nova Scotian communities with a long, deep and complex history dating back over 200 years.

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Salvation Army HEAT Fund

The Home Energy Assistance Top-up (HEAT) Fund supports Nova Scotians in need with home heating cost during the winter months.

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Seasonal Parking Restrictions

The Halifax Regional Municipal overnight winter parking ban is in effect annually from December 15th to March 31st.

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A Guide to the Canada Summer Jobs Program

The Canada Summer Jobs program is a government initiative aimed at connecting students with employers, offering wage subsidies to make summer employment more accessible for businesses, not-for-profits, and public-sector entities.

Financial assistance for uninsurable wildfire losses

The Disaster Financial Assistance Program is now open for municipalities and others who suffered uninsurable losses as a result of this year’s wildfires in Halifax Regional Municipality, Shelburne County, and Yarmouth County.

Summary of the fall Legislative session

During the fall Legislative session our Liberal Caucus introduced many bills that underscore our commitment to enhancing the well-being of all Nova Scotians.

Voluntary Vulnerable Persons Registry

The Voluntary Vulnerable Persons Registry (VVPR) is a voluntary, self-referral list intended for Halifax Regional Municipality residents who may require more support during emergency situations.

Access to YourHealthNS app

YourHealthNS is a new mobile app that provides healthcare information, resources, and services in Nova Scotia.

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.