2017 CTNS Conference and AGM – Transforming Community Transportation: Mobility for All!

When: Tuesday May 16th, 2017 - 9 am – 4 pm Graciously hosted by NSCC, Truro Campus. Registration for the day (includes membership) is: $95      renewing group member; $105    new group member; $45      additional member from member group; $55      renewing individual member; $65      new individual member; $25      student For more information, contact AGM2017@communitytransitns.ca Click here to print the 2017 CTNS Registration Form

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Local transportation initiative seeks riders

All-aboard! Community Wheels, of the Municipality of Chester, welcomes folks to take a ride, read the full article here: Community Wheels article

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Think as regions, systems & whole organisations

One of the founders of the HUB South Shore in Mahone Bay, has written a very poignant article that aligns with CTNS' vision and purpose.  The basis of the article and short video included on the page is "Localized action without regional strategy is headed for failure. A regional strategy requires collaboration among the decisions-making bodies." Read the full article here

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Transportation Stakeholders meeting held February 16 in Sydney was a great success!

The transportation stakeholders meeting was held yesterday in Sydney.  Simply stated, it was a tremendous success. The forum was attended by business leaders, councillors, deputy mayor, education reps, TIR, Community Services, disabled reps, CBU students, NSCC students, and interested citizens. The event was highlighted by a panel discussion centering around heartfelt stories articulated by five people whose lives are inpacted by the need for affordable, accessible public transportation. One was a senior, one was visibly impaired, two were CBU students (one local and one foreign) and one who works in the area. I have attended numerous panel discussions, but...

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Recreation Nova Scotia’s Newsletter

                             Check out new jobs listed:  http://www.recreationns.ns.ca/jobs/ Active Kids Healthy Kids Bulletin: February 2016 Attached is this month's bulletin thanks to Natasha Warren of Department of Health and Wellness! Read more. ARFC Early Bird Registration Deadline Feb. 29th! Register for the 2016 Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference and Trade Show before February 29th in order to make the early bird deadline! Registration fees will increase by $100 after that. Click here to register! Read more. CPRA Launches Harry Boothman Bursary Program for Professional Development The Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) has launched a bursary program to assist parks and recreation professionals financially in the pursuit of professional...

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Recreation Nova Scotia’s January Newsletter

                             Check out new jobs listed:  http://www.recreationns.ns.ca/jobs/ Shared Strategy for Advancing Recreation in Nova Scotia Implementation Team We would like to share this update of the work being done on the Shared Strategy: There is an implementation plan for the Shared Strategy and it needs to be led by a key group of folks from the recreation sector.  As you can see in the attached Terms of Reference, we've identified what the composition should look like as … Read more. You can now register for the 2016 Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference and Trade Show! You can now register for the 2016 Atlantic Recreation...

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Share your ideas for Nova Scotia’s Motor Vehicle Act

If you weren't able to attend the Motor Vehicle Act Open House on January 21, you can still share your opinions with them through this online survey. http://goo.gl/forms/0A9NFmFzVh It only takes a few minutes to complete.

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Shared Strategy for Advancing Recreation in Nova Scotia Implementation Team

We would like to share this update of the work being done on the Shared Strategy: There is an implementation plan for the Shared Strategy and it needs to be led by a key group of folks from the recreation sector.  As you can see in the attached Terms of Reference, we’ve identified what the composition should look like as well as skills we think the group should have.  An electronic copy of the Shared Strategy can be found here:  http://www.recreationns.ns.ca/advocacy/shared_strategy/ For those of you who are interested, we’d like you to submit an expression of interest.  Please indicate which category(ies)...

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