Bide Awhile – We are looking for a long term foster home for Newt who is diabetic

**** Via Bide Awhile   We are looking for a long term foster home for Newt who is diabetic. He is part of our Long Term Foster/ Palliative Care program. This is what his current foster mom has to say about him.. “For a 16 year old cat Newt is still as playful as he […]

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Cornwallis Park is now officially Peace and Friendship Park.

**** HRM Media Release Cornwallis Park is now officially Peace and Friendship Park. (A worker begins work to remove the Cornwallis statue 2018) Regional Council approved changes to Administrative Orders 46 & 29, which allows for more flexibility when naming assets (streets, buildings, parks, commercial vessels, ferries, etc). Regional Council has approved the renaming of […]

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New Proposed Protected Area Near St. Margarets Bay Added to Consultation

**** ENVIRONMENT/CLIMATE CHANGE/LANDS/FORESTRY Release New Proposed Protected Area Near St. Margarets Bay Added to Consultation   The Nova Scotia government has added a wilderness area near St. Margarets Bay to the list of proposed protected areas slated for consultation. The 5,000-hectare Ingram River area is three times larger than peninsular Halifax. It includes Island Lake […]

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Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency unveils new fire rescue boat

**** HRFE Release Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency unveils new fire rescue boat ​ To better support Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency’s (HRFE) fire and rescue capabilities, the municipality is launching a new harbour fire rescue boat. The ‘Kjipuktuk (Halifax)’ is scheduled to arrive on Thursday, June 17.​ ​ The new fire rescue boat will […]

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First celebrated in 2011, the National Animal Rights Day is a growing global movement

**** Info via the Marine Animal Response Society First celebrated in 2011, the National Animal Rights Day is a growing global movement to give a voice to all animals and raise awareness for their rights (anyone else think of the Lorax?) We’re celebrating the progress that is being made towards ending the suffering of animals […]

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HRFE Capt Thompson reached a milestone recently. She has made 150 donations at Canada Blood Services

(Health) HRFE Capt Thompson reached a milestone recently. She has made 150 donations at Canada Blood Services! Giving life both on and off duty. You can book an appointment to give here https://myaccount.blood.ca/en/donate?_ga=2.119341641.1188215536.1622728910-1951835551.1622728910 Good job and thank you Captain

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NS SPCA – We are happy to share that 27 of the 77 dogs have found loving, forever families

**** NS SPCA Release 𝗜𝘁’𝘀 𝗯𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝟰𝟮 𝗱𝗮𝘆𝘀. 42 days since we finished bringing in 77 dogs and pups. 42 days of feeling your amazing love and support. 42 days of hope and hard work. We are happy to share that 27 of the 77 dogs have found loving, forever families. Socialization and training continue […]

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