2015 Spring fishery gets underway
Island lobster fishers catch approximately 20% of all Canadian lobster landings annually.
The Department of Fisheries, Aquaculture & Rural Development is extending best wishes to all Islanders working in the fishery as the 2015 Spring season begins.
Project supports improvements at community centre
Roslyn Bain, Grand Tracadie councillor, and Buck Watts, MLA for Tracadie-Hillsborough Park, announced the replacement of the roof at the former Grand Tracadie School.
The Grand Tracadie community centre is being given new life with support from the Island Community Fund.
Roach new Minister of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development
Steve MacLean, Clerk of Executive Council and Secretary to Cabinet, administers the Oath of Office to Allen Roach, Minister of Innovation and Advanced Learning and Minister of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development.
Allen Roach is sworn in as the Minister of Innovation and Advanced Learning and Minister of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development.
North Rustico Growing as a Tourist Destination
(L-R): North Rustico councillor Kevin MacAdam; MLA Carolyn Bertram; North Rustico Mayor Anne Kirk; Federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Gail Shea.
The Town of North Rustico is hoping to attract many more visitors to its idyllic location.
Murray Harbour Fire Department acquires new equipment
The Island Community Fund will contribute a total of $13,000 to the Village of Murray Harbour to enable the purchase of the new equipment.
The Murray Harbour Fire Department is acquiring a Jaws of Life with support from the Island Community Fund.