Community of volunteers and entrepreneurs a great asset, in pictures (2017 – present)
Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) ‘s community assets in pictures. Stories by Sheryl Dubois.
Everyone has the RIGHT to volunteer.
Interviewing the founder of the now defunct On-Point Volunteers, Tracey Randem was adament that EVERYONE has the RIGHT to volunteer. To get to feel like they are helping their community. It’d be hard to disagree.
Jen Powley, advocate, organizer, writer
People that get things done, that change society, have many things in common. For example, they are ambitious AND passionate about their cause. Jen Powley is the same, if you don’t count the severe disability – which in honesty is hard to do. Jen’s words need to be relayed by an assistant, her wheelchair pushed,…
More Stories on Pinterest
Photos are the essence of the story. Here are a few photos representing as many stories. Thank you to everyone donating photos to accompany respective articles.
DARTNS Disaster Animal Response Team, Nova Scotia
When disaster strikes and you have to close up the home to seek shelter elsewhere, where do the pets go? Disaster Animal Response Team, Nova Scotia (DARTNS) has an answer.
VON will deliver favourite, healthy, satisfying frozen meal(s) to the door.
902-454-5755 email@example.com The VON (Victoria Order of Nurses) will deliver healthy, packaged frozen meals to your door. Frozen Favourites, they call the program. Order a few at a time for your freezer. You will appreciate it when you (or your loved ones!) are not up to cooking. The meals are under the cost of a…
Sackville Area Warming Centre SAWC
This page shares information about Sackville Area Warming Centre in Nova Scotia, Canada. Warm space to spend overnight out of the cold in Sackville, Nova Scotia – for people experiencing homelessness or are housing insecure. A wonderful community asset.
Julie Michaud & Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC)
Reprinted in memory of Julie Michaud of Fall River, Nova Scotia, Canada. January 2020. “YACC for young adults with Cancer,” 2018.
I didn't see this coming: When people tell their stories
Story by Sheryl Dubois written for The City Voice, December 2019. Lyle Mailman of Beaver Bank, Nova Scotia, speaks out about depression, gratitude and “doing” for his community. #inspire
East Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia: Everything travellers need.
East Lawrencetown, Lawrencetown and Cole Harbour offer an array of activities, trails, history, art, historic properties, eateries and suites for visitors – making it feel quite like a resort.