The Town of Amherst’s Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Committee is seeking the public’s assistance as it works towards developing an inclusion, diversity and equity strategy for the town.
“We are conducting a survey in order to gain perspective and feedback on how the town can become more inclusive in our programs, events, hiring practices and policy development,” Community Living Director Sharon Bristol said.
The Town of Amherst and its unionized workforce have ratified a new three-year contract.
Representatives of the town and CUPE Local 1233, which represents heavy equipment operators, carpenters, mechanics, welders, stadium operators and parks attendants that work in the town’s operational services department and recreation facilities, reached the deal just days before the current contract was set to expire on March 31, 2023.
The Cumberland region’s new Community Navigator needs your help.
“We are looking to develop a guide to the Cumberland region, one that enables newcomers and life-long residents alike to easily find information about our wonderful part of Nova Scotia in one concise package,” Allison Watson said. “We want people to tell us via a survey what they love about the towns of Amherst and Oxford and the Municipality of Cumberland, where the towns and county’s hidden gems are or the special place where they take people to when they come for a visit.
Now’s the time to fulfill your dream of becoming a firefighter.
The Amherst Fire Department is seeking people interested in joining the ranks of their dynamic team of volunteer firefighters.