Sunday Morning Coffee

Sunday mornings I usually take time to catch up on stories I might have missed throughout the week. I thought I would share some of those that caught my eye.

How to Make Kindness a Habit This Holiday Season

A great reminder to focus on those things that really matter during this busy time of year. “Kindness makes people feel accepted and safe…” what could be better than that. 🙂

Mahone Bay’s Saltbox Brewing Co. bases its beer on community

There’s no doubt that anyone who has been to Saltbox Brewery, knows that it is something special. You can feel the “community” from the minute you step inside or grab a seat outside on the long harvest-style  seating on their fantastic outdoor patio. I love the way they started…the support of the town…and their focus on locally sourced ingredients. In a little over a year…they are without a doubt…a true success story.

You Could Work Here!Manager, Labour Market Programs-Bridgewater

Interesting position within Labour and Advanced Education… Required qualifications include demonstrated experience in: managing professional staff; leading others to effectively solve problems; interpretation of policy and guidelines; formulating operational plans and forecasts and recommending and implementing program investments; overseeing the direct and indirect delivery of quality services to clients and/or community organizations; leading people during times of significant change; and a solid knowledge of current issues and opportunities in the context of the Nova Scotia labour market.  Experience providing advice and guidance to senior management, bilingualism and pervious experience managing labour market programs are considered assets. 

Reporting to the Director of Employment Nova Scotia and working as a member of a provincial management team, the Manager is accountable for the operational delivery and administration of labour market programs and policies across the South Shore Valley region of the province.  The Manager provides leadership, support, development, and overall supervision to up to 25 employees located in five office locations across the region.  The Manager is also responsible for relationship management of a large network of community based service providers, employers, and other parties interested in labour market programs and services in the region.  The Manager contributes to the Department’s overall success by representing the Department and the Division locally, provincially and nationally; demonstrating a team approach to issue identification and resolution; leading and participating in major initiatives and transition teams by maintaining meaningful liaison with stakeholders, advocacy groups, community agencies, associations and other government departments.

You Could Live Here!- 127 Stonehurst Rd Blue Rocks

Six minutes from Lunenburg, open concept main floor living, bright kitchen with a wood stove, hardwood floors….oh…did I mention the ocean views? For this price…this is someone’s dream become reality.

This property is listed with Mary Stocks of Tradewinds Realty.

Enjoy the day!


  1. In the job you can work here as Manager of Labor Market Programs …. that is my office. It’s an amazing opportunity!

    Great blog post as always !

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