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NOVA SCOTIA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2018

Nova Scotia Power is now accepting applications for its 2018 scholarship program, which is offered annually to students seeking higher education in a variety of educational programs across the province.

We are proud to provide opportunities today for young Nova Scotians to continue their learning in hopes to help create a stronger future in Nova Scotia for our youth. We really believe in doing what we can to support and empower our youth in the many communities where we live and work.

Nova Scotia Power scholarships are available each year to qualifying students enrolled in trades and degree programs. The specific

THANK YOU FROM JOANNE ZINCK AND FAMILY

We’d like to take an opportunity to say thank you for so much support during my mother’s (Gladys Nelson) hospitalization and passing. The visits and well wishes while she was in the hospital, and following her death, the support through calls, cards, donations, visits, food and the love at the service where we celebrated her and said goodbye, were all gratefully received. She doesn’t have to struggle to breathe anymore and we will picture her and Dad dancing. All of the support and compassion was, and is, such a help through a difficult time. It was

ADULT CAPACITY AND DECISION-MAKING ACT MEETINGS PLANNED FOR JANUARY 29 AND FEBRUARY 7

Space is limited for these two sessions and we are asking people interested in attending to email justweb@novascotia.ca to let us know which session they plan to attend. If there is demand, additional public information sessions will be arranged. The sessions are happening:

January 29 at 9:30 am** (please note the change in start time)
Keshen Goodman Public Library, Halifax

February 7 at 7 pm
Woodlawn Public Library, Dartmouth

Cross-departmental Working Group on the Adult Capacity and Decision-making Act

Nova Scotia Department of Justice
7th Floor, Joseph Howe Building
1690 Hollis Street
P. O. Box 7
Halifax, NS B3J

GLOBAL BROADBAND

Adopt ‘Global Broadband’ to Save Innovation, Rural Communities, Says Smart City Expert

Toronto, January 23, 2018: Addressing the Rural Ontario Municipal Association, i-CANADA Alliance Chair Bill Hutchison called for Canada to define a new term, ‘Global Broadband’ as its target for the level of broadband necessary to compete globally in the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”. He also advised the appointment of a federal ‘Broadband Steering Committee and Chair’ to make the changes real.
“Our ability to be among the world’s innovation and productivity leaders is gated by the speed of our public communications networks,” stated Mr. Hutchison. “We have a

UNIACKE UNION CHURCH FOUNDATION STABILIZATION PROJECT

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The Uniacke Union Church Trustees Association was formed in December 1985 by a group of local citizens who were, and continue to be, concerned with the preservation of the building. The Uniacke Union Church was designated a Heritage Property by the Municipality of East Hants in July 1990.

The Uniacke Union Church is located at 283 Etter Road in Mount Uniacke. The building foot-print pretty much reflects the actual size of the property, the surrounding area being the Union Church Cemetery, an independent trust.

The Uniacke Union Church was erected in

i – VALLEY – REGIONAL BROADBAND NEWSLETTER

https://www.i-valley.ca
Making regional broadband happen
THE REGIONAL BROADBAND NEWSLETTER

January 2018
A round-up of news and ideas to create successful Broadband Development in rural and rising communities

Smart Community: “Smart” communities are those that use information and communication technologies to spark economic development, job growth and social prosperity. For the first time in history, these technologies also make it possible for rural communities to be as closely connected to the global economy as urban centres.
READ MORE HERE: https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/ea2c6fda-f0f3-4b55-846f-51523616ebba

Newfoundland and Labrador Receive $40-million to Improve Rural Broadband
READ MORE HERE: http://business.financialpost.com/telecom/ottawa-spending-27m-to-bring-internet-to-1500-houses-in-remote-newfoundland

Northern Manitoba Gets $83-million for

A BIG THANK YOU

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A BIG THANK YOU GOES OUT TO DARREN LIVELY AND FAMILY FOR THE SPEEDY RESPONSE IN SAVING OUR GRANDSON, JACOB GILES, WHEN HE WENT THROUGH THE ICE ON MOORE LAKE, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, JANUARY 14TH.

Grampie, Nanny, Joe & Pam

UNIACKE DISTRICT SCHOOL NEWS

IT’S PRIMARY REGISTRATION TIME!
If you have a child ready to start school in September of 2018, please contact our school at 902-866-5100. We have an information and registration package for you to complete and return to us.
Our Primary Registration day is Friday, February 9th. We would like to book an appointment time for you that morning. Please give us a call!
If you know of a child in your neighbourhood who does not have a sibling in school and should receive this information, please share it with them.

Thank you
S. Whelan, Principal Uniacke District School

UNIACKE & DISTRICT VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT NEWS AND INFORMATION

Are you read for an emergency? You never know when an emergency will occur and it is very important that all community members are prepared in the event one does occur. When there is an emergency, like a bad winter storm, a hurricane, or a fire, etc. you need to be ready to get by on your own for at least the first 72 hours. Follow these three steps to help you prepare:
KNOW THE RISKS
You will be better prepared when an emergency happens if you know the risks. Think about things such as, how