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RFP-MCC-1804 LED Streetlighting - UPDATE 2

There is currently a request for proposal open for LED Streetlighting.

Any updates to this RFP will be posted on this website, under the procurement section and in the news feed.

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Rain and Wind Storm Update (Nov 4, 2018)

Cumberland Regional Emergency Management Coordinator Mike Johnson provides an update on the storm and damages throughout the county.

Photos included.

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Truro's Annual Walk In Our Boots Firefighter Challenge

Congratulations to members of the Westchester Volunteer Fire Department for their placing at the Annual Walk In Our Boots Firefighter Challenge held in Truro in September.

 

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PHYSICAL LITERACY AND LONG TERM ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT

Venue: Oxford Fire Station (107 Waverly Street)

Date: Thursday November 8, 2018      

Time: 6:00-8:00pm  

WORKSHOP:

An interactive workshop exploring the relationship between physical literacy, fundamental movement skills, and long-term athlete/participant development. An opportunity to share thoughts and practices on creating an engaging and active environment for youth.

FACILITATOR:

Michel Johnson is a professor of kinesiology at the Université de Moncton. He teaches in the areas of motor development and exercise prescription. Michel is also a fundamental movement skills learning facilitator for the National Coaching Certification Program and Physical and Health Education Canada.

REGISTRATION:

FREE WORKSHOP

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED 

Register today in person, by phone, or by email

"IN PERSON" refers to:

     - Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre in Springhill
     - Parrsboro Service Centre
     - Upper Nappan Service Centre

All registrations and inquiries should be directed to Rachael at (902)763-3025 or via email at .

These workshops are jointly offered through the Municipality of the County of Cumberland and the Town of Oxford.

 

                         

 

GOOD FINANCIAL PRACTICES FOR NON-PROFITS - RIVER HEBERT

                    

Venue: Royal Canadian Legion (1596 Hwy 242, River Hebert)

Date: Monday, November 5, 2018      

Time: 6:00-8:00pm  

WORKSHOP:

Get some great information on financial essentials for not-for-profits and charities, including: record keeping, financial reports, tax compliance, and governance. 

FACILITATOR:

Cindy Costin-Fury - graduated from Mount Allison University in 2005 with a BComm (accounting). On graduation, she worked as a personal account manager at TD Bank in Amherst prior to deciding to pursue her CA designation. Cindy joined McIsaac Darragh in January 2008 and successfully wrote the 2010 UFE. As the Director of Assurance Services, she has experience in financial statement preparation and analysis, auditing of profit and not-for profit entities, personal and corporate income tax preparation, and business and tax planning. Cindy is delighted to be able to serve the business advisory needs of our clients in her hometown.

REGISTRATION

FREE WORKSHOP

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED 

Register today in person, by phone, or by email

"IN PERSON" refers to:
- Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre in Springhill
- Parrsboro Service Centre
- Upper Nappan Service Centre

All registrations and inquiries should be directed to Rachael at (902) 763-3025 or via email at

 

These workshops are jointly offered through the Municipality of the County of Cumberland and the Town of Oxford.

                                     

 

GOOD FINANCIAL PRACTICES FOR NON-PROFITS - WALLACE

                        

Venue: Whirligigs CafĂ©  (13909 Hwy 6, Wallace)

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018      

Time: 6:00-8:00pm  

 

WORKSHOP:

Get some great information on financial essentials for not-for-profits and charities, including: record keeping, financial reports, tax compliance, and governance. 

FACILITATOR:

Cindy Costin-Fury - graduated from Mount Allison University in 2005 with a BComm (accounting). On graduation, she worked as a personal account manager at TD Bank in Amherst prior to deciding to pursue her CA designation. Cindy joined McIsaac Darragh in January 2008 and successfully wrote the 2010 UFE. As the Director of Assurance Services, she has experience in financial statement preparation and analysis, auditing of profit and not-for profit entities, personal and corporate income tax preparation, and business and tax planning. Cindy is delighted to be able to serve the business advisory needs of our clients in her hometown.

REGISTRATION

FREE WORKSHOP
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED 

Register today in person, by phone, or by email

"IN PERSON" refers to:
     - Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre in Springhill
     - Parrsboro Service Centre
     - Upper Nappan Service Centre

All registrations and inquiries should be directed to Rachael at (902) 763-3025 or via email at

 

These workshops are jointly offered through the Municipality of the County of Cumberland and the Town of Oxford.

                                            

Three new solar energy projects announced

Solar Project dignitary picture

An announcement was made October 15th at the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre regarding provincial government support for three new solar energy projects in the Cumberland region. Participants included Amherst Mayor David Kogan, FORCE Facilities Manager Sandra Currie, Municipality of Cumberland Warden Al Gillis, Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance and the Treasury Board Karen Casey, and Executive Director of the Cumberland Energy Authority Raymond Hickey.

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Oxford Sinkhole Update

 

 In late July, a small hole opened up in the park area of the Oxford Lions Club. Emergency management operations are a shared service between the Municipality of Cumberland and the towns of Oxford and Amherst. 

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