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Wide representation in Coady program

Two Nova Scotian women are amongst the 15 taking part in the Coady International Institute’s Indigenous Women in Community Leader (IWCL) program.
This is the second year for the program. Last year, Paqtnkek First Nation’s Rose Julian took part as the lone Nova Scotia participant but this year, Pictou Landing First Nation’s Crystal Denny joins Membertou’s Rebecca Scirocco-Paul as part of program. Read more at


A Fine Balance

In 1995, the Mi’kmaw community of Membertou had low economic prospects and morale. But a powerful wake-up call has since turned it into a modern model of Aboriginal economic development, one that looks to balance integrity and fairness for community and partners alike …


Developer, Mi'kmaq leader inducted into business hall of fame

A developer with an eye for history, a native leader who has helped his community become a business force and a pair of pioneers in Nova Scotia’s fishing community are the latest inductees into the Junior Achievement Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame.

On Thursday, Historic Properties developer Armour (Ben) McCrea and Membertou Chief Terrance Paul became the latest members of the hall in a Halifax ceremony. Read more at


A.P. Reid and Membertou Launch New Office in Membertou Business Center

New Client Service Centre now open for business

MEMBERTOU, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 2, 2011) - A.P. Reid Insurance Stores and Membertou Corporate Division are excited to announce their new partnership. This new company will provide a full range of personal lines and commercial insurance products and programs to the residents, businesses and organizations of Cape Breton while providing sustainable employment to the Membertou First Nations community.