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Hundreds of student volunteer positions advertised on federal website don’t exist

Hundreds of student volunteer positions advertised on federal website don’t exist

The federal website advertising volunteer positions for students hoping to earn money for their educations through a $900-million government aid program contains hundreds of positions that do not actually exist. Among the student-volunteer positions advertised as available on the I Want to Help website are 1,500 spots with YMCA Canada to help create online exercise regimes for kids and seniors in their communities. Read more: Trudeau admits he did not recuse himself from WE contract vote Yet the YMCA says those positions were actually the brainchild of WE Charity, the organization originally tapped by the Liberal government to administer […]

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Province of Nova Scotia awards $29M hospital parkade contract to Lindsay Construction

Province of Nova Scotia awards $29M hospital parkade contract to Lindsay Construction

Nova Scotia announced Thursday the parking strategy contract for the QEII’s New Generation project was awarded to Dartmouth-based Lindsay Construction. The contract is worth around $29 million, according to N.S. government spokesperson Marla MacInnis. This will be the largest health-care infrastructure project in the province’s history. Read more: Nova Scotia awards $1.38-million contract for demolition of former CBC building The project includes the construction of one parkade with 500 spaces, located north of the Museum of Natural History. MacInnis says the province did not purchase any land for the construction. The $29-million price tag, approved in October 2019, includes […]

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Kapyong Barracks developers ask for public input ahead of final master plan

One of the concept plans for the Kapyong Barracks land along Kenaston Boulevard.

The developers working on a “First Nation urban economic zone” on the Kapyong Barracks land expect to settle on a master plan for the site this fall, and are soliciting feedback from the public. Some 800 people tuned in to a webinar Tuesday night where representatives of Treaty One Development Corporation and the Canada Lands Company, along with urban developers, showcased three concept plans for the 160 acres along Kenaston Boulevard, and explained the vision for the site. One of the concept plans for the Kapyong Barracks land along Kenaston Boulevard. Submitted / Treaty One Development Corporation and Canada […]

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