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Work to Begin on Mi’kmaq Section of NovaZone

Logistics park planning with private sector partners and municipality

SYDNEY, NS – Design and site work for civic infrastructure is commencing for the first portion of the Novazone logistics park.

Members of the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs, government and private sector partners gathered at the 250-acre site to turn the sod at the project location.

The Mi’kmaq-controlled portion of Novazone will be one of the most prominent and significant sections of the 1,250-acre logistics park to be developed.

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Membertou First Nation commemorating their first home in Sydney

Membertou First Nation will reclaim and reconcile with a piece of their history Sunday.

It has been 100 years since the people of Membertou were forced to relocate from their first home at the Kings Road reserve in Sydney.

Read more.. http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1408809-membertou-first-nation-commemorating-their-first-home-in-sydney

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‘It’s full circle’ History of Kings Road reserve Kun’tewiktuk celebrated

SYDNEY — Peter Paul remembers hearing the stories from his older relatives about Kun’tewiktuk.

His grandparents, John W. Paul and Nancy Googoo, moved to the Kings Road reserve after 1905 when the steel plant in Sydney was booming. Close relatives from both sides of the family lived and worked in the city as tradespeople.

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