I am so thankful that Canada became my home and my country 35 years ago...

On June 26, I was happy to join another cleanup initiative, Mount Saint Vincent University’s Earth Day Summer Social. The group planned two cleanups for today; One on-site and one off-site in Africville. I am happy to say that the trails around the university had very little garbage,...

I am so excited to announce that Ecole Rockingham received funding on June 6 from the Department of Education. The funding will be used to repair a portion of the windows and roof. A schedule for when these upgrades will occur is currently in discussion. Please visit: www.hrce.ca/about-hrce/operations-services/capital-projects for updates. ...

I would like to congratulate Halifax West High School on the funding they received on June 6 from the Department of Education. This particular funding will be used to continue upgrades to the school's heating system. A schedule for when these upgrades will occur is currently in...

It was a great turnout for the Friends of Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Society's Annual General Meeting. The society has had a great year in terms of achievements, and they reflected on those achievements last night. We previously announced that BMBC received funding from the Federal Government’s...

It was a beautiful morning at Grand Parade for the flag raising ceremony commemorating Philippine Independence Day. June 12th is the yearly, world-wide celebration. This year marked 121 years of independence. A tree-planting was also held, following the proclamation, read by Deputy Mayor Tony Mancini, stating that June...

Sunday was a gorgeous day to attend the First Annual Community Foot Prints event hosted by the Halifax North West Trails Association, which was part of Halifax Bike Week. It took place at the Rockingham Ridge Plaza on Farnham Gate Road. The ecological footprint is used as...

I was happy to attend an announcement this morning made by Minister Randy Delorey at Autism Nova Scotia’s Bedford location to launch the QuickStart Program, which is being piloted in Halifax. The province is investing $2 million in this project over the next four years. Cynthia Carroll,...

The Annual Member's Statement Ceremony that my office and I host is the highlight of our year. It is our chance to say thank you to those special individuals in our community who either give back through volunteerism, open businesses that help our community or...

It is with excitement and great pleasure that I share a program that has only been implemented in a few local pharmacies, one being the Rockingham Guardian pharmacy on Farnham Gate Road. #TheBloomProgram is the mental health and addiction community pharmacy partnership program in Nova Scotia. The program's main focus...