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Annual MADD Halifax Dress Drive & Sale

The Annual MADD Halifax Dress Drive & Sale is back for their sixth year! Volunteers are already collecting the most wonderful gowns & setting up racks in their pop-up space in Sunnyside Mall.

Celebrating African Heritage Month 2022

February is African Heritage Month, a time to celebrate our strengths as a diverse province with a strong African Nova Scotian community and to
remember the past to ensure we do not repeat it.

Seniors’ Property Tax Rebate

The deadline is approaching to apply for the Seniors’ Property Tax Rebate. This program helps seniors living on lower incomes with their municipal residential property taxes by offering eligible seniors a rebate of up to $800.

Province takes action to reduce waste

Changes are coming to how solid waste is managed in Nova Scotia which will reduce waste in our landfills and create a greener and healthier environment.

FREE COVID-19 rapid tests now available at public libraries

Beginning December 13th, Nova Scotians can pick up COVID-19 rapid test kits at public libraries across the province. There are 400,000 tests available. They are packaged in kits of five, and there is a limit of one kit per person. The tests can be used at home for people ages three and up.

Apply Now: Seniors Care Grant

As of December 1st, you can now apply for the Seniors Care Grant. This grant provides up to $500 in funding for eligible Nova Scotians aged 65 years and older who need help around their homes. Covered expenses include snow removal, small household repairs, lawn care, grocery delivery and other needs.