Stella Bowles got the media to pay attention to pollution in the LaHave River. When a philanthropist and a local politician got involved, the issue was finally addressed.
How Nova Scotia communities are changing history
Philanthropist Jane Nicholson established Annapolis Investments in Rural Opportunity (AIRO) –– sparking 14 grassroots business ideas and transforming the local economy at the same time.
Over $2 trillion in business assets owned by boomer-era small business owners will be up for grabs over the next decade, but only 1 in 10 business owners have a formalized succession plan in place.
Hants, Colchester, Cumberland Counties
The Cliffs of Fundy UNESCO Geopark has been created to protect and promote the unique Bay of Fundy coast, becoming a boon for local businesses, promoting the area’s unique geology, tides, history and indigenous stories.
Yarmouth, Hants, Kings, Annapolis Counties
Communities in Nova Scotia are taking innovative measures to attract health professionals.
The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) has implemented measures to respond to climate change, committing to a 30% reduction in carbon emissions by 2030 through the use of solar panels, EV charging stations, and a community garden on municipal property.
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