September 30 is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

**** HRM Media Release September 30 is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Formerly Orange Shirt Day, it’s a day to recognize the on-going legacy and impacts of residential schools. It is a day for quiet reflection.   National Day for Truth and Reconciliation In its commitment to reconciliation and ensuring that the tragic […]

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Introducing Sim, Lista, Winona, Mia, Lucy, and Boo! They are the newest adoptable cats

**** Info via Bide Awhile Please contact the shelter for more information “Introducing Sim, Lista, Winona, Mia, Lucy, and Boo! They are the newest adoptable cats just added to our website. (Sim) If you are interested in learning more about someone in this crew, or want to book an appointment to meet one, please give […]

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On National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and throughout the month of October, you may see HRFE crews wearing this Orange Shirt

**** Info via HRFE On National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and throughout the month of October, you may see HRFE crews wearing this Orange Shirt. It was designed by HRFE member Leroy Fontaine, in consultation with Indigenous community members. The crest symbols explained: The maple leaf symbolizes Canada and the ally-ship needed as an […]

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Municipality recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Mi’kmaq History Month and Treaty Day

***’ HRM Media Release Municipality recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Mi’kmaq History Month and Treaty Day   The Halifax Regional Municipality invites residents to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Treaty Day and Mi’kmaq History Month. The Halifax Regional Municipality is located in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and traditional lands of the Mi’kmaq […]

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In July Hope for Wildlife posted about an orphaned baby bobcat that was found very dehydrated and very cold

**** Info via Hope for Wildlife In July Hope for Wildlife posted about an orphaned baby bobcat that was found very dehydrated and very cold. Look at him now – showing off his incredible balancing skills! A tiny 836 grams when he came in, he now weighs almost 4 kg, and he will be with […]

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Are you interested in being a volunteer firefighter?

Via HRFE Are you interested in being a volunteer firefighter? (Video message below) HRFE are recruiting volunteers across HRM this fall to begin training in January 2023. Come join our amazing team of first responders! Hear what some of our members have to say about what it’s like to volunteer. Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment in Halifax […]

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Bide Awhile’s newest adoptable cats just added to the website

**** Info via Bide Awhile Introducing Lou, Jinx, Sophie, Porkey, Elmer, Tweetie, and Wiley! They are the newest adoptable cats just added to our website. If you are interested in learning more about someone in this crew, or want to book an appointment to meet one, please give us a call at 902-469-9578. Check our […]

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NS SPCA are SO excited to announce that our friends at Bulwark Ciders launched a new SPCA specialty cider

**** NS SPCA Release NS SPCA are SO excited to announce that our friends at Bulwark Ciders launched a new SPCA specialty cider and they have hit the shelves just in time for the weekend! 🎉 The cans feature 10 SPCA shelter pets and proceeds are donated back to help local pets in need! Get […]

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This red squirrel found himself entangled in some plastic netting, which was wrapped around his neck and one paw

**** Info via Hope for Wildlife This red squirrel found himself entangled in some plastic netting, which was wrapped around his neck and one paw We were able to catch him and remove the netting, and fortunately it had not caused any serious injuries. All kinds of things we put in our yard can be […]

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According to the Nova Scotia Turtle Patrol, the dry and hot summer has lead to some snapping turtle nests hatching a bit early

According to the Nova Scotia Turtle Patrol, the dry and hot summer has lead to some snapping turtle nests hatching a bit early. These two little slow pokes were last from their nest from a popular nesting site in HRM. Snapping turtles are a species at risk. Follow the NS Turtle Patrol The Nova Scotia […]

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