The Green Beacon project aims to make the community centre, and the communities of Main-à-Dieu & area, sustainable - both fiscally and environmentally - as well as a model for other coastal communities wishing to 'go green'. Read more»
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February 24, 2014
The Coastal Discovery Centre in partnership with CRA Tax clinics will be hosting the
Community Volunteer Tax Program coming up on March 21st from 1:30-4:00 PM.
This clinic is open to Seniors, Students, and Low Income persons (income limit $30,000).
Please bring all of your slips and last years return if you have it.
If you have any questions or would like any further info please visit this link or phone toll-free at 1-800-959-8281
January 30, 2014
Since the vessel first ran aground on September, 20 2011 off the coast of Scatarie Island, the relief effort to remove the vessel has been ongoing.
This timeline will give you an up-to-date interpretation of the ongoing crisis, that we as a community, want so desperately to be resolved.
February 10, 2014
On behalf of the Main-A-Dieu Community Development Association, we would like to thank each and every person who came to support our annual pancake breakfast on Saturday!
The breakfast was another success this year, and it could not have run as smoothly without all of our lovely volunteer’s! From the servers, to the cooks, to the dish-washers, we would like to thank each and everyone for their wonderful help and contributions.
Until Next Year… :)
February 20, 2014
The Main-A-Dieu Community Development Association invites you to attend a Grow Healthy Workshop!
Join us at the Coastal Discovery Centre, where Don Nicholson, Plant Science Specialist, will be hosting a workshop for beginners and seasoned gardeners alike!
Learn the science behind growing healthy food, fall and winter growing as well as growing techniques.
Topics will include planning for multi-season gardening, raised beds, building healthy soil and much, much more!
Date: Saturday, February 22nd
Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Coastal Discovery Centre, 2886 Main-A-Dieu Rd.
Reduces greenhouse gases while decreasing the disproportionately high energy burden facing low-income household. Low-income energy efficiency has economic multipliers approximately twice that of investments in key manufacturing plants.
A government knows it’s got an ‘election issue’ on its hands when even the so-called middle class is talking about it. Indeed, it seems the high cost of fuel – and what it will mean for the cost of home heating this winter – has made it onto just about everyone’s agenda. Read more»
A rebate of up to $200 for low- and modest-incomers who heat their home with oil, electricity, wood, propane, wood pellets, natural gas or coal. Applications have been mailed to 54,000 Nova Scotians who received the rebate last year. You can download the application form here.