Priming the pumps

Insulin pump funding scale needs adjusting   The story of a student at A.G Baillie school who, with her family, was hosting a penny parade to fund the girl’s new insulin pump has stuck with Tammy MacLaren. The New Glasgow resident was shocked when she heard that there was no funding for insulin pumps and […]

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Children and adults with disabilities to receive enhanced support at home

Children and adults with disabilities and their families who qualify for more support at home will receive it without having to wait. Under the current program, Nova Scotians with disabilities who qualified for Enhanced Family Support were placed on a waitlist until funding became available, as the funding for this program was capped. As of […]

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Last-minute gifts that give back: A holiday rescue guide

The holidays are fast approaching, which means last-minute gift shoppers are urgently searching for that special something to give their special someone. UNICEF Canada offers this holiday rescue guide, a list of meaningful gifts that will help children in need this season. “It’s been a tough year for kids. From famine to war to hurricanes, […]

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