ALMA - The NRHS Lady Nighthawks continue soccer tryouts this week with sessions on Tuesday, Sept. 2 and Thursday, Sept. 4 from 4-6 p.m., as well as Saturday, Sept. 6 from 9-11 a.m.
All training will be held at the NRHS school field.
For any additional information or questions please contact Bob Boardway by email email@example.com.
Hundreds of people raised their voices and union flags in downtown Halifax on Monday to celebrate Labour Day, and call out the Liberal government on essential services legislation which some said hurts their power to negotiate during a strike.
Matt Banfield from Local 508 of the Amalgamated Transit Union said he came to support all unions and recognize what they’ve accomplished in terms of benefits and holidays over the years.
“If you don’t keep up tradition, you don’t keep things alive … they just fall by the wayside,” Banfield said as his seven-year-old daughters, Alexis and Heidi, climbed on his shoulders and arms.
“They’re going to benefit from my financial independence and the solidness that comes with being in union,” he said with a smile.
Members from nearly a dozen unions sang and listened to speeches At Victoria Park before walking up to the Halifax Common, including nurse Trish
MacDonald of Local 97 in the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union who spoke about the two-day suspensions many received after the April “wildcat” strike.
“A good majority of these nurses … have not had their suspension days because of the continued staffing issues,” MacDonald said as the crowd laughed.
MacDonald said Bill 37, the Essential Health and Community Services Act, favours the employer during bargaining because most workers would be considered essential so there would be “no reason” for the bosses to resolve issues quickly.
Although MacDonald said at the time of the strike Capital Health stated they could…
NEW GLASGOW – The Pictou County Lightning Club is now accepting final player registration for the 2014-15 season. Players ages 6 to 17, both male and female, are welcome to join.
The club's focus is to encourage the health and fitness of the youth in the county by providing the opportunity to learn and play basketball. There will be five free skill sessions offered beginning Sept. 13, followed by the formation of competitive teams for each age bracket and gender, (junior mini, mini, bantam, midget and juvenile). These are subject to interest and availability of coaches.
These teams will practice and play games against teams from outside the county. This is a great way to kick start the season, get back into shape and develop some additional skills.
This final registration will take place Sept. 6 and 7 from 1-4 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The annual membership is $20 for insurance and registration with Basketball N.S.
The club will operate programs and competitive teams around the school season with limited activity during the school season. Any questions, or if membership is a financial obstacle, please feel free to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Overall, between golfers and sponsors, there was over $12,000 raised for the Aberdeen Hospital Palliative Care Society at the 14th annual Walter MacDonald Charity Golf Tournament in August. Bill Stewart’s Metals were crowned the champions of the 2014 tournament after shooting an 11-under 61 at Glen Lovat Golf Course. From left: Rocky Cotter (tournament host), Kirby Rondelet, Rob Rondelet, Bernadette Rondelet, Bookie MacDonald and Mike MacNaughton (tournament host).