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Year-Round Community Tennis Courts Program Funding

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The Year-round Community Tennis Facility Program Presented by Rogers is operated by Tennis Canada and provides funding to assist in the development of year-round tennis facilities.

Grants are available to municipalities and/or their designated community partners.

Qualified applicants may include:

1. All Canadian municipal governments

2. Their project partners, which may include:

• Non-governmental organizations

• Not-for-profit organizations

• Private sector entities

• Indigenous communities

• Municipally owned corporations

• Universities, Colleges, Schools (institutionally owned land permitted)

The only way to apply for funding is by sending your application package to . Applications received by mail will not be accepted. You can find details by using the Application Guidelines on the Tennis Canada website www.tenniscanada.com

Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention for Nova Scotians

Lyme and Tick disease

Learn more about Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention:

Lyme & TBD Prevention

Nova Scotia Lyme Disease Stats

Kejimkujik National Park & National Historic Site Infrastructure Upgrades Are Now Complete!

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Pjila’si, Welcome Back and Welcome all! Come in and find your place.

The infrastructure upgrades at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site are complete and day-use areas are open to visitors for the 2021 season! This $10.4M Government of Canada infrastructure revitalization project was the first significant investment to Kejimkujik infrastructure in fifty years and will provide quality experiences for the next generation of visitors!

So…what can you expect? Check out the upgrades

Read the upgrades in French

Reserve your spot now

Project Funding Available - Transitions Initiative

Shubenacadie Canal Commission

Do you have an innovative project idea that will help to increase awareness, access, and usage of the Shubenacadie Canal Waterway as a natural and cultural resource? Will it shed a light on rural sections of the river or tell new stories that promote significant contributions made to the waterway by previously underrepresented groups like the Mi'kmaq, Acadians, Gaels, African Nova Scotians, and/or women?

If so, the Shubenacadie Canal Commission wants to hear from you! For more information about this unique funding opportunity and application guidelines, click HERE

The first deadline for project submissions is June 14, 2021.

Stakeholder engagement for the National Active Transportation Strategy

Active transportation

The National Active Transportation Strategy and funding program are currently being designed. For inclusion among collated inputs that will inform the National Strategy, we encourage stakeholders to submit key priorities/considerations to the below email address by May 7th.

There is no firm deadline for receiving inputs, as any correspondence received following the publication of the Strategy and the launch of the fund will be invaluable in identifying active transportation priorities for the design of the Permanent Transit funding that will be launched in 2026-2027.   

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CPRA Update - A Journey to Address Systemic Racism and Discrimination

CPRA systemic racism

Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) is committed to promoting equitable access to participation, education and employment in the parks and recreation sector; inclusion is a key pillar of the Framework for Recreation in Canada and vital to optimizing the impacts of recreation and parks in Canada.

Read their update - A Journey to Address Systemic Racism and Discrimination