by Owen Fitzgerald; Ex. Director, Unama’ki Economic Benefits Office

(L-R) Executive Director UEBO, Owen Fitzgerald; Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter; Membertou Chief Terry Paul: and the Director of Training UEBO, Alex Paul.

Unama’ki, March 5 – Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter was in Membertou on March 5, to announce more than $640,000 over two years for the Unama’ki Economic Benefits Office (UEBO). The funding from the Department of Labour and Advanced Education will help UEBO provide training for 400 and lead to employment for more than 200 Mi’kmaq from, the Unama’ki communities as well as Paqtnkek and Pictou Landing.
“The province of Nova Scotia wants to support the success of the Benefits Office,” said Dexter. “This is good for bu ...

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