Cape Breton Food Facts

The Island Food Network has developed this document to strengthen our understanding of food issues and opportunities in Cape Breton – Unama’ki. It is available for public use, but the IFN would love to hear how you have made use of it. Access pdf here:  Food For Thought. Cape Breton Food Facts

Community Health Board Grants

Grant Information In addition to supporting health planning and decision making, Community Health Boards work to make various grants available to community groups and organizations. The Department of Health & Wellness provides grant funding to Community Health Boards through District Health Authorities. These annual Wellness Fund grants engage and support local initiatives to address health priorities identified …

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Department of Agriculture – Homegrown Success

Growing Forward 2 Homegrown Success Program Program Overview The Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture (NSDA) and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) entered into a five-year (2013-2018) bilateral agreement to implement Growing Forward 2, the policy framework for agriculture. Under the Growing Forward 2 bilateral agreement, $37 million in federal and provincial funding will be invested …

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Founder of the Slow Money Movement

This is a video of Woody Tasch giving a speech at New Dawn’s Ideas Powered by Passion event. Woody is the founder of the Slow Money movement in the US and was the inspiration of the FarmWorks investment co-operative in Nova Scotia.