Meet Taz, Milo, Lily & Cassie – our newest companions ready for their forever home!

**** Via Bide Awhile Meet Taz, Milo, Lily & Cassie – our newest companions ready for their forever home! – If you want to book an adoption appointment to meet our companions – please contact us during business hours to make arrangements at 902-469-9578. For more information and to check adoption statuses, visit our website […]

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Today is Oliver the Barred Owl’s 13th forever home day with Hope for Wildlife!

Happy birthday! **** Via Hope for Wildlife Happy 13th, Oliver!  Today is Oliver the Barred Owl’s 13th forever home day with Hope for Wildlife! Back on July 9th, 2011 a young injured barred owl arrived as a patient with a badly broken wing. We did our best, but unfortunately we had to amputate it. Later […]

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She’s a 30 year fire veteran and HRFE fire Captain, but to many she’s an inspiration, a mentor and a role model

She’s a 30 year fire veteran and HRFE fire Captain, but to many she’s an inspiration, a mentor and a role model Captain Andréa Speranza is the founder of the amazing Camp Courage program, a program that was planned out in 2005 with the first camp launched in 2006 for the purpose of introducing young […]

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In photos – Tears and cheers, pride and confidence as Camp Courage 2024 comes to the end in a ceremony packed with friends and family!

In photos – Tears and cheers, pride and confidence as Camp Courage 2024 comes to the end in a ceremony packed with friends and family! The campers have come a long way in a short time to conquer fears, learn and prove to themselves that they’ve got what it takes to be a first responder. […]

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In photos – Camp Courage fire day 2 sees campers conquer all as graduation day closes in!

In photos – Camp Courage fire day 2 sees campers conquer all as graduation day closes in! Campers reached deeper into the fire world and conquered the day as they faced rappelling and zip lines, a ride in a 100′ aerial bucket, and so much more. Learning the tools and tricks to vehicle extrication was […]

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In photos – The heat is on as HRFE hosted Camp Courage for fire day 1!

In photos – The heat is on as HRFE hosted Camp Courage for fire day 1! Campers took on a wide variety of challenging tasks at the first day of fire. From learning how to prepare hose and using hose, fighting fire with the training division, to HAZMAT gear and challenges with agility and communication […]

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In photos – Camp Courage raises the bar as police day 2 sees the campers continue to learn and explore law enforcement

In photos – Camp Courage raises the bar as police day 2 sees the campers continue to learn and explore law enforcement Multiple police agencies, including military police, sheriff and corrections, HRP and Kentville police were hosted by RCMP as the campers took part in classes and interactive demos. Human trafficking held the crowd as […]

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In photos – Camp Courage Police Day 1 rocked on as the eager campers took in a lot of amazing information during demonstrations and classes, many interactive

In photos – Camp Courage Police Day 1 rocked on as the eager campers took in a lot of amazing information during demonstrations and classes, many interactive. From forensics and WRT classes to meeting the HRP mounted unit and K9, campers experienced a very full police day. They learned about the role of the public […]

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In photos – Camp Courage EHS day 2! Campers, eager to go, we’re hosted by EHS at LifeFlight for another interactive day as Camp Courage 2024 steams on!

In photos – Camp Courage EHS day 2! Campers, eager to go, we’re hosted by EHS at LifeFlight for another interactive day as Camp Courage 2024 steams on! Campers, in teams, rotated through some interactive and interesting classes, putting some of their knowledge from yesterday into today while picking up new skills via the incredible […]

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