Sam’s official prediction for 2022…six more weeks of winter!
Funding for local recreation projects is now open. Thirty-three rinks (most outside of Metro) received funding in the most recent round from Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage. Apply by February 14.
The Federal government has now agreed to move the timetable up for $10/day child care…
Businesses impacted by the latest public health restrictions in Nova Scotia can now apply for support through the Sector Impact Support Program.
The Community Health Teams winter 2022 flyer is now available and registration is open for their health and wellness programs.
As of December 13th, Nova Scotians can pick up COVID-19 rapid test kits at public libraries across the province. There are 400,000 tests available. They are packaged in kits of five, and there is a limit of one kit per person. The tests can be used at home for people ages three and up.
Changes are coming to how solid waste is managed in Nova Scotia which will reduce waste in our landfills and create a greener and healthier environment.
The Province announced an investment of up to $34 million over three years in a redesign of Nova Scotia’s foster care system. The aim is to create a modern and sustainable system that provides families and children the supports they need to flourish.
As of December 1st, you can now apply for the Seniors Care Grant. This grant provides up to $500 in funding for eligible Nova Scotians aged 65 years and older who need help around their homes. Covered expenses include snow removal, small household repairs, lawn care, grocery delivery and other needs.
During the recent House session, I asked the Minister of Health why private school children were not given access to the same COVID-19 rapid tests as their public school counterparts. I’m happy to report that the province will soon be distributing take-home rapid tests for COVID-19 to private schools, among other locations.