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profile sm4As the MLA for Colchester North, I'm pleased to provide this website as a useful and informative resource.

My committment as a MLA is to be open and approachable to all residents of Colchester North. I invite you to share your ideas, concerns and/or questions. Together we can seek solutions.

Karen Casey

WE ARE MOVING !

moving2PLEASE NOTE A CHANGE IN THE LOCATION OF THE COLCHESTER NORTH CONSTITUENCY OFFICE. EFFECTIVE APRIL 1ST WE ARE MOVING TO 10653 HWY. 2 (LOCATED IN THE GREY OFFICE BUILDING TO RIGHT OF THE PETRO CAN OPPOSITE THE MASSTOWN MARKET). OUR NEW CONTACT NUMBERS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE SOON.

THE TRURO OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FROM MARCH 19 - 30 TO MAKE THE MOVE. HOWEVER, WE WILL BE CHECKING VOICEMAIL.

OUR MONTHLY OFFICE HOURS AT THE TATAMAGOUCHE FIRE HALL WILL CONTINUE AS USUAL.

No Child Should Ever Go Hungry

Through Nourish NS, your Nova Scotia Liberal government is expanding the school breakfast program to provide a healthy breakfast to every single student in the province, five days a week.

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Heating Assistance Rebate Program

Applications are now open for Nova Scotia's Heating Assistance Rebate Program. An additional 5,000 people are eligible this year for up to $200 in savings on their home heating bill.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY !

 

One of the priorities for the Liberal Government in Nova Scotia is to promote a more inclusive and accessible province. This is a vital part of the Nova Scotia Culture Action Plan and in order to improve that accessibility our Government is providing funding to support small businesses throughout the province.

One in five Nova Scotians identify as a person with a disability. We know that small businesses need support as they improve accessibility in their own facility. Our Government will fund up to 66% of project costs to small businesses through the Small Business ACCESS-Ability Program.

It is encouraging to see the leadership displayed by business owners as they become partners in helping to reduce access barriers for people with disabilities, whether it is to access services from the business or whether it is to provide employment opportunities for person with disabilities. Both customers and employees will benefit from these improvements.

Under the new program, cost shared grants to small businesses can include improvements to the physical environment, such as removing physical barriers to the building, provision for accessible parking and the installation of automatic door openers. Other supports for services include web design signage and assistive technical devices to enable the blind, deaf, and hard of hearing.

Eligible guidelines and expenses, as well as application process are available through the Department of Communities, Culture & Heritage and the following contact information:

Wayne Matheson, Facility Development Coordinator

Work: 902-424-4408

Cell: 902-499-9944

Fax: 902-424-0710

Toll Free: 1-866-231-3882

Visit: https://cch.novascotia.ca/small-business-access-ability-grant-program

Karen Casey, MLA

Colchester North

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Contact Information

30 Duke Street, Suite 10
Truro, Nova Scotia    
B2N 2A1
 
Phone: 902-893-2180
Fax: 902-893-3064 
 
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Summer office hours: 
Monday – Thursday  8:30 – 3:30
 
Tatamagouche office: 
3rd Thursday each month at the Tatamagouche Fire Hall
Hours: 1:30 – 4 pm