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What Keeps Membertou and its Members Growing

NationTalk’s Nick Ashawasega recently spoke with Dan Christmas, Senior Advisor for Membertou with extensive experience working with one of the leading examples for community development. Listen to hear more on what keeps Membertou and its members growing. Also, Dan will also be accepting on behalf of Chief Paul, this year’s Inaugural Aboriginal Economic Development Corporation Award for 2014 which is brought to us by CCAB and Sodexo Canada!  Listen at nationtalk.ca

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Membertou proud of its new elementary school

Pride was evident when the Cape Breton Post was given a tour of the still under construction, 29,000-square-foot First Nation facility on Tuesday. Heavy equipment lumbered around the grounds which will eventually house a track and a baseball diamond. Although focused toward students from kindergarten to Grade 6,  the facility is also geared toward the community. Read more at www.capebretonpost.com

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MEMSKI Projects Inc. Receives Recognition

The Nova Scotia First Nations of Membertou and Eskasoni have implemented some impressive economic milestones in recent years, including a major involvement in the Sydney Tar Ponds cleanup and the development of the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. Now a new partnership forged between the two communities promises to take those accomplishments to the next level. Read more at www.progressmedia.ca

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Membertou, Eskasoni partnership to sign joint venture

MEMBERTOU  — A partnership between two Mi'kmaq communities will announce their first joint venture agreement Tuesday morning.

Memski Projects Inc. combines the collective skills, labour and expertise of Eskasoni and Membertou First Nations and was formed in 2013 by Chief Terrance Paul of Membertou and Chief Leroy Denny of Eskasoni. Read more at www.capebretonpost.com

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