It will increase the total number of individuals served and will help remove barriers for people who could not access day programs in the past. Organizations are being encouraged to apply for grants to increase recreation, employment and day programming for persons with disabilities....

This year is particularly special, given it is the commission’s 50th anniversary – the organization was established in 1967. The theme of the 50th anniversary is “Learning from our past, building for our future.” ...

The centre will host its first client event, the Canadian Junior Weightlifting Championships, on Jan. 20, 2018 followed by Brides 2018, the Halifax Business Awards and the National Franchise Show. Many of the national and international events booked for the new facility have been attracted...