Antigonish Community Health Board celebrates 11 Wellness Fund recipients

ANTIGONISH – Eleven community groups in Antigonish County have received funding from Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) and the Department of Health and Wellness (DHW) for projects that support local health care priorities. Grants from The Wellness Fund are awarded annually to non-profit organizations across the province working to improve health in their communities, based...

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Make public library an election issue

The Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library Board asks users and supporters of public library services to show their support on the doorstep this election. The Library Board will be giving bright yellow door hangers to the public. They have a simple message, “Dear Candidate: Public libraries are important to me, my family, and my community!” Troy MacCulloch,...

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Senior support groups can apply for grants to help seniors stay safe

Local senior support groups can now apply for grants to help seniors stay safe and live independently. The Senior Safety Grant program is funded by the departments of Seniors and Justice. It provides up to $20,000 to non-profit, community-based safety programs that provide information, support, and guidance to seniors. Programs that promote education and awareness...

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