Community Data Coordinator Job Posting
- Published: August 4, 2015, 12:01 pm
The Town of Truro is currently accepting applications for a contract term position of Community Data Coordinator
The position of Community Data Coordinator reports to the Fundy Recreation Practitioners Association (FRPA) and is a one year term position, effective September 2015. The FRPA is currently seeking a Data Coordinator to work as part of their Web portal Development initiative, Fundy Connect. The Data Coordinator will be responsible for working with the FRPA members in the collection, verification and entry of data relating to the Active Living in the Fundy Region. The successful applicant must be able to travel throughout the Fundy Region (Cumberland County, Colchester County, East Hants)
This is a Job Creation Partnership Position – applicant must be in receipt of, or have received, Employment Insurance Benefits within the last three (3) years. Details regarding JCP eligibility can be found here:
Scotia Pool Fall Swimming Lessons
- Published: August 4, 2015, 11:49 am
Fall registration for Red Cross Swimming Lessons at Scotia Pool will be on Saturday, August 29th from 9 - 11am.
Join the Bible Hill Fire Brigade
- Published: July 21, 2015, 2:33 pm
If you want to help people, work well with others, looking for a challenge and are physically fit you should consider joining the Fire Brigade. The Brigade will provide you an opportunity to provide an essential community service. The Brigade provides emergency fire response to the 5000 residents of Bible Hill. In addition it provides a range of other emergency response as needed. The Brigade works closely with neighbouring fire brigades under a mutual aid agreement.
Volunteer firefighters are expected to:
- Perform firefighting duties and other related work as required
- Successfully complete Level 1 firefighter training program
- Respond to and work in all types of weather under less than ideal conditions
- Work in a safe manner, following Brigade By-Laws and Standard Operating Guidelines
- Be able to participate in community events as required
- Carry a pager and respond to emergencies when available
- Participate in weekly training
- Be conscientious and dependable
- On average, 25-35 hours per month of training, emergency responses, meetings
- Protective equipment
- Exciting training opportunities
- Skills development
- Insurance coverage
- Station wear uniform
- Dress uniform
Blue Route Launch - Thursday, August 6, 2015
- Published: July 30, 2015, 1:23 pm
Blue Route Overview
The Blue Route provincial cycling network will connect Nova Scotia’s communities through designated cycling routes on secondary highways with paved shoulders, low traffic volume roads, hard surfaced trails, and city streets. The concept of the Blue Route is based on the award winning Route Verte in Quebec, which brings in upwards of $200M in tourism revenue each year and is seen as one of the best active transportation networks in the world. Once completed the Blue Route comprise a 3000km network of signed bicycle routes, connecting riders with communities across the province.
The Launch of the Blue Route
The first segment to launch connects Pictou to East Mountain (Bible Hill) along segments of the provincial road network (Route 376 and Trunk 4) and the Jitney Trail (co-managed by the Town of Pictou and the Pictou County Trails Association). The entire planned route is 56 km in length, which includes 53km on provincial roadways and 3km on the Jitney Trail. Although this is a relatively small length of bicycle route, it is a significant realization of many years of hard work, partnership development, and collaboration. Any journey starts with taking that first step…We are very excited to officially launch the first segment of the Blue Route on August 6th in Pictou.
We hope to see you there! View the first segment of the Blue Route here: http://bit.ly/BlueRouteLaunch
After many years of hard work and collaboration, the Blue Route is ready to launch! This is the first step in creating a provincial cycling network that will connect communities all over Nova Scotia, with 3000km of signed bicycle routes.
Bicycle Nova Scotia
2015 Jack Rabbit Run
- Published: July 14, 2015, 2:15 pm
The 2015 Jack Rabbit Run is right around the corner (Saturday Sept 19, 2015) now is the perfect time register for such a great event in our community. Check out there Facebook group which is offering prizes and draws for people registering.
facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/JackRabbitRun2015?pnref=story