November 16, 2019 - Municipalities Will Soon Hold Corporations Responsible

https://www.halifaxtoday.ca/local-news/halifax-will-soon-hold-corporations-responsible-for-garbage-from-their-products-1852433

November 8, 2019 - Mayor Pam Mood Elected President of NSFM:

https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/provincial/yarmouth-mayor-pam-mood-elected-president-of-nova-scotia-federation-of-municipalities-373435/ Also appeared in The Canadian Press, CJLS Radio Yarmouth Y95.5, Yarmouth Vanguard, Annapolis County Spectator, Digby County Courier, Truro Daily News, New Glasgow News, allNovaScotia.com, Kings County Register/Advertiser, Hants Journal, Cumberland News Now, Cape Breton Post, Nova News Now, Shelburne County Coast Guard.

November 8, 2019 - Municipalities Want New Recycling Program within Nine Months:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/municipalities-want-new-recycling-program-within-9-months-1.5353347

November 7, 2019 - More Female Leaders, Collaboration, Pushed at NS Municipalities Meeting:

https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/provincial/more-female-leaders-collaboration-pushed-at-nova-scotia-municipalities-meeting-373758/ Also appeared in Nova News Now, Annapolis County Spectator, Shelburne County Coast Guard, Digby County Courier, Truro Daily News, Hants Journal, Kings County Register/Advertiser, Cumberland News Now, Cape Breton Post, Yarmouth Vanguard, New Glasgow News, Halifax Today.

November 7, 2019 - Nova Scotia’s Coastal Communities Want Help Now with Rising Seas:

https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/local/nova-scotias-coastal-communities-want-help-now-with-rising-seas-373163/ Also appeared in The Western Star (Newfoundland), The Telegram (Newfoundland), The Guardian (PEI), Journal Pioneer (PEI), Cape Breton Post, Yarmouth Vanguard, Kings County Register/Advertiser, Annapolis County Spectator, Shelburne County Coast Guard, Digby County Courier, New Glasgow News, Cumberland News Now, Truro Daily News, Nova News Now. 

November 6, 2019 - Property Tax CAP Favours Nova Scotia’s Wealthy:

https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/business/local-business/property-tax-cap-favours-nova-scotias-wealthy-372974/ Also appeared in The Western Star (Newfoundland), The Telegram (Newfoundland), The Guardian (PEI), Journal Pioneer (PEI), The Halifax Examiner, Municipal Information Network (national), Hants Journal, Cape Breton Post, Yarmouth Vanguard, Kings County Register/Advertiser.

October 21, 2019 - Nova Scotia Can't Runner-Up to New Brunswick on Implementing EPR:

https://municipalinfonet.com/article/municipal/category/Environment/18/794969/B-Nova-Scotia-Can-t-Runner-Up-to-New-Brunswick-On-Implementing-EPR.html

October 16, 2019 - Municipal infrastructure like bridges, broadband should be on election radar:

https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/local-perspectives/juanita-spencer-municipal-infrastructure-like-bridges-broadband-should-be-on-election-radar-362318/

October 11, 2019 - NSFM President Waye Mason responds to new rules on the way for Nova Scotia politicians:

Star Halifax: https://www.thestar.com/halifax/2019/10/10/new-rules-on-way-for-nova-scotia-politicians-looking-to-jump-between-levels-of-government.html

The Chronicle Herald: https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/local/nova-scotia-law-change-would-force-mlas-to-resign-if-they-run-for-another-office-362750/ 

CBC: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/federal-election-house-of-assembly-act-municipal-1.5316387

ATV: https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/nova-scotia-mlas-would-have-to-resign-if-running-for-another-level-of-government-1.4633278?cache=yes%3FclipId%3D1691853%3FautoPlay%3Dtrue

allNovaScotia: MLAs must quit to run for Parliament: https://allnovascotia.com/news?story_id=109509&lineup=1 (by subscription)

October 10, 2019 - Advice for federal election candidates from CEO Juanita Spencer: Go Local:

https://municipalinfonet.com/article/municipal/category/Politics/109/793268/B-Advice-for-Federal-Election-Candidates-Go-Local.html

October 10, 2019 - Opinion: Candidates should Go Local: https://allnovascotia.com/news?lineup=1# (By subscription)  

October 9, 2019 - Nova Scotia restructuring offers new model for consolidating: https://coxandpalmerlaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Sept-2019-Municipal_World-Kevin-Latimer.pdf

September 26, 2019 - NSFM Responds to Provincial Ban on Plastic Bags:

https://municipalinfonet.com/article/municipal/category/Environment/18/790894/NSFM-Responds-to-Provincial-Ban-on-Plastic-Bags.html

September 5, 2019 NSFM president Waye Mason says it's not just CBRM that should be getting more: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-24-information-morning-cape-breton/clip/15734598-nsfm-says-its-not-just-cbrm-that-should-be-getting-more

September 3, 2019 - Counterpoint: Tax and Spend: https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/letter-to-the-editor/counterpoint-tax-and-spend-347876/

August 28, 2019 - $148 million is enough for CBRM to be financially viable:

https://www.capebretonpost.com/business/local-business/adrian-white-148-million-is-enough-346268/

August 26, 2019 Health care tops candidate concerns in Cape Breton byelection:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/sydney-river-mira-louisbourg-byelection-candidates-1.5260047

August 14, 2019 - Why Nova Scotia's second-largest municipality is facing a potential shutdown:

https://www.thestar.com/halifax/2019/08/14/why-nova-scotias-second-largest-municipality-is-facing-a-potential-shutdown.html

August 14, 2019 - CBRM officials disappointed study on future viability doesn't focus on financial assistance:

https://www.capebretonpost.com/news/local/cbrm-officials-disappointed-study-on-future-viability-doesnt-focus-on-financial-assistance-341072/

August 13, 2019 - Changes needed for Cape Breton Regional Municipality's survival:

https://www.capebretonpost.com/news/local/changes-needed-for-cape-breton-regional-municipalitys-survival-340809/

August 13, 2019 - Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities rebrand wins international award:

https://municipalinfonet.com/news.php?ID=782496

July 15, 2019 - President Waye Mason's Op Ed on Team approach needed to move province forward:

https://www.capebretonpost.com/opinion/columnists/waye-mason-team-approach-needed-to-move-province-forward-332744/

June 28, 2019 - President Waye Mason's Op Ed on the Inverness airport proposal:

https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/waye-mason-pause-inverness-airport-until-nova-scotia-has-an-airport-strategy-327915/

June 12, 2019 - Inverness receives Rick Hansen Difference Maker Award:

https://www.capebretonpost.com/news/local/inverness-receives-rick-hansen-difference-maker-award-321753/

April 28, 2019 - Rick Hansen highlights his keynote at NSFM Truro spring conference (at the 21 minute mark):

https://www.news957.com/audio/the-todd-veinotte-show/ 

April 10, 2019 - Two Atlantic provinces are banning plastic bags: https://globalnews.ca/news/5152821/atlantic-region-plastic-bag-ban/

March 20, 2019 - Municipalities getting unexpected windfall in the budget: Click here to view the video

March 19, 2019 - NDP Bill would provide more climate change support to municipalities. Vice President Pam Mood comments:  https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/climate-change-municipalities-legislation-ndp-chuck-porter-1.5061560

February 21, 2019 - NS municipalities still seeking share of legal pot taxes: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nova-scotia-municipalities-seeking-share-cannabis-taxes-1.5026824