The Speaker’s Office will be promoting the Speakers’ Speech Writing Contest over the coming weeks using social media.

We encourage you to share the following video on social media or via your email network.

Suggested tweets: 

Aged 12-17? For #Canada150 we want to know what Parliament means to you: 

Aged 12-17? Write a speech for your chance to win a trip to Ottawa! Here’s how: #Canada150

Watch this video! For #Canada150, the Senate Speaker and House Speaker want to know what Parliament means to you: 

A promotional image for the contest is also included in this message to accompany the suggested tweets.

The contest closes on April 21, 2017 and winners of each age group will be announced at a reception of recognition hosted by both Speakers in early June.

Thank you.


see flyer for details. Tournament starts on March 23 and ends on March 26. 

Girls Get Wise Science Retreat on April 22. Anyone interested in participating please contact Newell Johnson or Cindy Gould.

Are you a Grade 12 student in Nova Scotia, who has demonstrated a commitment to the environment through your school or community?

Divert NS is offering $20,000 in scholarships to students who have exemplified leadership in protecting our environment.

To be awarded one of the seven scholarships available, your entry must include:

  • A summary of your recent environmental activities in your school or community
  • A letter of reference from someone in your school or community that is familiar with your environmental activities
  • A research essay on the issue of food waste
  • A contact information form (included in this package)

Submissions must be emailed in PDF or Word format to:

Deadline for submissions: April 22, 2017

For more information, go the website or download the PDF information package.

Join us this Earth Hour on Saturday, March 25, 8:30 PM your time and be a part of our movement towards building a better tomorrow for our planet and future generations. 

Spread the word and bring a friend along! Together, we can unite to shine a light on climate action and #ChangeClimateChange

From its humble beginnings in 2007, WWF's Earth Hour has grown to become the world’s largest grassroots-led environmental movement for the planet, engaging more than 178 countries and territories worldwide! 

2017 marks Earth Hour's tenth anniversary, a new milestone in its commitment to making the planet a better place. Over the past ten years, WWF and Earth Hour teams worldwide have brought thousands of individuals together to help fund and support on-the-ground environmental and social initiatives that serve to advance our goal for a sustainable, climate-friendly future. 

Visit our website for more information:

Got an Earth Hour event to share? Add your event to our Earth Hour map here:

Here is an opportunity to win some great prizes....while enjoying a favorite pastime....reading.

Potential Grads will be going on a trip to visit some local universities. 

Come and Join the entertainement on Saturday Feb 25. Canteen Services available sponsored by ABMHS grade 12 travel group.

Feb 28....Tuesday at 6:30 pm.

All potential grads are urged to attend.


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