Highland Region Recreation Coordinators (HRRC) consists of the Municipal Recreation Departments in Antigonish, Pictou, and Guysborough County. Gerard MacIsaac, Regional Representative of the Nova Scotia Department of Health & Wellness – Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation Division is also a member of the HRRC.
Town and County Team participated in the Big Bike Ride around the Town on July 29, 2014 raising funds for Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Article Credit to Emily Hiltz (The Casket)
Members of the Alternative Resource Energy Authority (AREA) met on June 24th, 2014 to formalize constating documents, creating a municipally-owned independent power producer.
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Navigating the expansive network of community and social services provided by government and the not for profit sector can be challenging.
The budget year of 2014-15 has been more challenging than other years. Some of these challenges include:
• The Town is taking a more proactive approach to the upgrading of roads because the asphalt is not lasting as long as it did many years ago and there are a number of water and sewer lines that need attention;
• The number of organizations looking for municipal grants has increased from last year and the Town of Antigonish Grants Policy provides a limit of approximately $150,000;