In September Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada celebrates that for over 100 years that their programs have delivered healing and protective powers through mentorship, and that have reached generations of young Canadians coast to coast. Here in … [Read more...] about September is Big Brothers Big Sisters Month!
Back to school has arrived, and back to school means a return to fall recreation activities. Here is a list (in no particular order) of some of the excellent recreational programs going on in Colchester for you and your kids to try out this … [Read more...] about Fall Recreational Programs!
In partnership with Explore Central NS and the Town of Stewiacke, we’ve created a diverse set of itineraries that include many local gems that are waiting to be discovered. We’re over a month into summer and it’s time to put your adventuring … [Read more...] about Discover Central Nova Scotia!
With school coming to a close next week, it is refreshing to see the return of a selection of summer camps for kids. The Municipality of Colchester Recreation Department has just opened registration for their Fun in the Sun Summer Day Camps! … [Read more...] about Summer Camps are Calling!
Get Real About How You Feel In Colchester and East Hants, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and Hospice Society have always had to find ways to navigate around topics that nobody seems to want to talk about. Grief, mental illness, … [Read more...] about Tell Me What’s A-Happenin’
Now that it’s March it’s hard not to wait impatiently for the snow to melt and the flowers to bloom. Hard not to think about longer days and taking leisurely walks outside. Another sure sign spring is around the corner is March Break (any one else … [Read more...] about Fun March Break Ideas
Breaking the Cycle of Violence Sam Madore The goals of the Third Place Transition House are simple, not easy. They aim to break down the stigma of abuse within families, continue to partner with local organizations to best support survivors, … [Read more...] about Tell Me What’s a-Happening
Get Active + Boost Your Mental Health (Long John’s Optional;) Sam Madore I think everyone will agree that events are currently not what they used to be. And, until we can get back to some sort of normalcy, that trend is likely going to … [Read more...] about Tell Me What’s a-Happenin’
Better (and Bigger!) Together with Big Brothers Big Sisters By Sam Madore Right now, connection is more important than it has arguably ever been. Loneliness and social isolation can be difficult for any of us on a good day, let alone in the … [Read more...] about Tell Me What’s A-Happenin’
Looking back and moving forward after a year of crashes, growth and what being Nova Scotia Strong really means. by Alicia Simms What happened this year? I think it might be easier to cover what didn't. Instead of winter blooming in to spring, … [Read more...] about A Year in Review