Karen Casey - Your MLA for Colchester North

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Welcome

As MLA for Colchester North, I'm pleased to provide this website as a useful and informative resource. With constant updates you can remain informed of my participation in local events and in the House of Assembly as your representative.

My committment to my constituents is to be open and approachable, and to provide assistance and support to all residents of Colchester North. I invite you to share your ideas, concerns and/or questions. Together we can seek solutions.

Karen Casey

Balamore Farm - Great Village
Five Islands
Millen Farms - Great Village
Charles Hill and Sons Ltd. Farm
Patterson Wharf - Tatamagouche
Veterans Memorial Park - Bass River
Balamore Farm - Great Village- family owned by Joe and Carolyn Cooper located on 1000 acres overlooking the Bay of Fundy - began producing strawberry plants in 1990 and in 2000 expanded to include field grown perennials - currently producing 1 million bare roots for sale throughout Canada and the United States

 

Disability Funding for Education

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It was with both personal and professional pride that I participated in the recent Government announcement for funding to increase accessibility for seniors and people with disabilities in the province. Over $400 000 has been allocated to organizations across the province, including one in Colchester County.

As the MLA for Colchester North, it was great to provide assistance to rural communities where public transit is not always an option, and where accessible transportation is not always available. The Colchester Transportation Co-operative Limited was the local organization that received financial support to assist with a seven-passenger accessible van.

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New Tatamagouche School Site

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Students, staff and community members in Tatamagouche are one step closer to having a new facility built to deliver public school education for grades primary to twelve. As the Minister of Education and the MLA for Colchester North, I was pleased to announce this facility in November of 2013 as part of the government’s Capital plan and on August 12, 2014 I announced that the site had been chosen and approved for this facility. The Premier, SAC Chair Ron Creighton and North Colchester High School principal, Tom Thomson visited the site recently.

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Shaping the Future of Education in Nova Scotia

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The 2013-14 school year has ended, proms and graduations are over and students are enjoying their summer vacation. That does not mean, however, that work at the Department of Education has ended. In fact, some very important work that will shape the future of public education in Nova Scotia schools is well underway.

As you will recall, as the Minister of Education, I announced on February 19, 2014 a review of the public school system, appointed a Minister’s panel to lead the review, and asked parents, students, teachers, business leaders, community members and all Nova Scotians to participate in the review.

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Responding to Your Concerns

Contact Karen

30 Duke Street, Suite 10

Truro, Nova Scotia

B2N 2A1

Phone: (902) 893-2180

Fax: (902) 893-3064

Email: karencasey@ns.aliantzinc.ca