Maritime Division

From left to right Gemma Rogers, Starr Dobson (president & C.E.O. of the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia), Maryann Doyle and Tinisha Murray

Mental health in the workplace

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Mental health is a topical issue, especially in the workplace. In Canada alone the cost for lost productivity due to mental health is 20 billion dollars a year.

The Employee Relations department at Maritime Divisional Headquarters is promoting mental health awareness in 2016, to educate our ministry units and to create a respectful environment where people are comfortable discussing mental health initiatives.

This week the ER department met with Starr Dobson, president and C.E.O. of the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia.  […]

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First annual ICE 2 Run race a success!

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On Saturday June 25, at Riverfront Park, Community and Family Services in Moncton N.B. hosted the first annual I Care Enough 2 Run five kilometre race. Even with the rain coming down everyone had a wonderful morning, and it was a great turnout for this first-time event.  The run was hosted in partnership with The Running Room and 91.9 The Bend.

“I am expecting this race to grow quickly and follow in the footsteps of its sister race, the Santa Shuffle,” […]

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Stolen bikes get happy ending

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For the past four years Energy 103.5 and Sportwheels have worked together to gather and repair bikes to donate to children in need. In May after all of the bikes had been rounded up and repaired, they were stolen from the storage facility located behind Sportwheels. “It was pretty heart wrenching,” says Jeff Mayhew, owner of Sportwheels, who had thought that someone must have simply moved the bikes.

The bike drive was delayed by 30 days due to the theft, but […]

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Maritime Thrift Stores help send kids to camp

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The cafeteria was full of campers and counsellors enjoying their meal as representatives from The Salvation Army Thrift Stores in the Maritimes presented a cheque for almost $16,000 to help send children to camp.  “We are so glad to be able to present this cheque to Scotian Glen Camp today.  We want them to be able to continue the wonderful work that they are doing, and we are thrilled to see the smiling faces on so many happy campers,” says Julie Buchanan, District Manager for […]