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Creating a Culture of Self-Reliance

In this episode of Annette Verschuren's Bet On Me Podcast, a follow-up to her Bet On Me memoir, she talks with New Dawn President-CEO Erika Shea about her journey to Cape Breton and the work of New Dawn.

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Resilient Cities, Post COVID Strengthening Communities

Across all the responses we showcased, we are struck by the importance placed on principles of equity, access and people-first communities. There is consensus that we cannot build strong and resilient communities if many of the people in them face barriers to satisfying basic needs.

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A Regional Nominee Program for Cape Breton

Although an island blessed with extensive natural resources, a moderate climate, and a majestic landscape, Cape Breton has experienced a prolonged economic decline characterized by massive out-migration of young, well-educated adults.

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Slava Ukraini

We stand with the Ukrainian people who with unwavering resolve are fighting back against a tsunami of violence, imperialism, and deceit. We watch in real time as lives, communities, and landscapes are destroyed. For nothing. For greed, ego, and conquest.

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A Municipal Role in Affordable Housing

The issue of affordable housing is one of several – climate change, poverty, population growth, mental health/addictions, unemployment, healthcare – that will challenge this and other municipalities in the coming years. These are the issues that define our health, wellbeing, safety, and quality of life.

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