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Christmas Kettle Campaign Reaches $1.86 Million in the Maritimes

HALIFAX – Once again, Maritimers answered The Salvation Army’s call for support for its annual Kettle Campaign contributing $1.86 million to help deliver vital programs and services across our communities this year. Kettle funds were collected at 200 sites across the Maritimes from mid-November through to December 23. Donations were also received through The Salvation […]

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Community telethons provide important support this time of year

Halifax – With the season of giving upon us, Eastlink is proud to support community fundraising efforts in communities across the Maritimes. Over the past two months, local telethons like the Pictou County Christmas Fund and the Hants County Christmas Angels Telethon have raised over $178K. “While we’re committed to supporting our communities year round, […]

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Impacted communities celebrate amid Energy East Pipeline calcellation

TransCanada announced today that it will not move forward with the $15.7B Energy East Pipeline. “This is an enormous win. For the past five year a broad movement of people in frontline communities and across Canada have been working to stop this pipeline” said Stephen Thomas, Energy Campaign coordinator with the Ecology Action Centre. “These […]

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