Reasons to smile

This year marks the ninth year for the annual Ed Bowden Community Wellness Award as part of the annual Community Health Board grants. The grants go out to programs in the community that are helping to promote community health and wellness through many different means. The Ed Bowden Award is named after a strong and […]

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Spotlight on white canes

As the old saying goes, it’s not polite to stare. The group Visually Impaired Pictou County and member Julie Martin is hoping to bring some awareness of those who use canes because of low or total vision loss. The group meets in the New Glasgow Library on the last Friday of every month upstairs, which […]

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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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