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Phase 2 Expansion to be complete January 2020

MJardin’s Atlantic Canada Cultivation & Extraction Facility Receives Sales Licence

“MJardin Group, Inc., a leader in premium cannabis production announced its AtlantiCann Medical Inc. (“AMI”) facility had been awarded a sales license from Health Canada. AMI is a joint venture corporation consisting of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq First Nations (51%), MJardin Group, Inc. (39%) and the Halef Group (10%).

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Membertou becomes partner in Sydney container terminal project

“The Membertou First Nation has signed on as a major partner in the effort to develop a container terminal in Sydney, N.S.

Membertou Chief Terry Paul said the Membertou Development Corporation, which is the economic development arm of Membertou, has made an investment that gives it a 22.5 per cent stake in Sydney Harbour Investment Partners (SHIP), the company that has an exclusive contract from the Cape Breton Regional Municipality to market the proposed container terminal project.

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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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