NSEN Updates 2018

Joanne Light with Kenszie McNeil Hfx Health brd funding
NSEN Receives $3000 from Truro ($2000) and Halifax ($1000) Health Boards to deliver second Mi’kmaq Circle Series on the Connection between Environmental and Human Health.
Halifax Central Library invites NSEN to coordinate a second Mi’kmaq Talking Circle Series for the Fall of 2018!  Comments from the attendees at the first series includeVery moving and thought provoking”!  “One more reason to love the library!” “Excellent! More please!”!   “Beautiful intimate experience.”
NSEN and Ian Rankin Nov. 2017
NSEN Representatives, Sheila Cole, Kelly Schnare and Joanne Light met with Environment Minister, Iain Rankin to discuss ways to activate the Environmental Trust Fund and utilize the Network as a conduit between Government and Environmental Organizations.
NSEN representatives are working with our national counterpart, RCEN, to convince the federal government to restore the Environmental Network core funding that the Harper government cancelled.
The NSEN board has met with five new board members in an information gathering and disseminating session on Feb. 3rd. An orientation for board members, followed by a special members meeting will be upcoming. Details to follow. We’re still looking for representation from Cape Breton, Southwest Nova, Cumberland/ Colchester/ Antigonish region. Contact Joanne Light if you’re interested: jonilight3@yahoo.ca.