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Nova Scotians Recognized For Manufacturing Leadership

 

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July 20, 2017- News from Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters 

Presented by Mike Mullally, Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. Cathy Deagle Gammon, Executive Director of DASC, (Dartmouth Adult Services Centre) accepted the CME 2017 Diversity in the Workplace Leadership Award sponsored by Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. (more..)

 

 


Beautiful DASC meeting rooms

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 March 9, 2017- Business Voice Magazine
When it comes to meetings and events, the venue you choose can be critical to your success. A beautiful and
functional space makes work time more productive and social occasions more fun. But it isn’t easy to find new, bright, and modern facilities that have all the technology and hospitality you need built right in. (more..)

Deagle-Gammon honoured by Progress Women

 

December 23, 2016- The Laker 

The Progress Women of Excellence Awards takes place each November. Hosted by the Canadian Progress Club Halifax Cornwallis 2016 marked the 27th year of this prestigious event. This annual fundraiser, hosted in support of Phoenix

Youth Programs, is the only one of its kind in N.S. and has raised well over $1 million to date. (more..)

 

 


Dartmouth Adult Services Centre provides useful services for local businesses

 

November 2, 2016- The Chronicle Herald

The production area at DASC is filled with hundreds of people concentrating carefully on their tasks. There’s laughter and conversation as they work towards deadlines and move on to tackling new projects. (more..)

 

 


Dartmouth Adult Services Centre – Stories for the Common Good

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August 9, 2016 – Common Good Solutions

Meet DASC Industries, an amazing organization that uses social enterprise, as a part of their vocational adult day program, to help those with intellectual disabilities reach their individual potential. To find out more about their services and programs visit www.dasc-ns.ca.
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Building Bridges to Employment

 

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August 30, 2016 – Allen Print

 Meet Andrew, one of our newest employees at Allen Print.  Andrew is a hardworking, reliable employee who brings along a positive attitude and great work ethic to each and every shift. Andrew is one of the many talented individuals who are seeking local employment through DASC’s Community Employment Program(more…)

 


 Nova Scotia pumping $3M to better lives of persons with disabilities

 

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May 16, 2016 – Global News

A new investment from the provincial government could change the lives of persons living with disabilities.

“Nova Scotians with different abilities have told us they want new opportunities to live as independently as they possibly can and to be supported and included in their community,” said Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard. (more…)


N.S. spends $3M to transition disabled residents from large centres into smaller homes

 

A woman smiles and waves while at work inside the Dartmouth Adult Service Centre in Dartmouth on Monday. The province made a funding announcement in support of the Disabilities Support Program on Monday.

A woman smiles and waves while at work inside the Dartmouth Adult Service Centre in Dartmouth on Monday. The province made a funding announcement in support of the Disabilities Support Program on Monday.May 16, 2016 – The Chronicle Herald

Nova Scotia’s Disabilities Support Program is getting $3 million from the province to move residents out of larger adult residential centres and into smaller, community-based homes.

“Nova Scotians with disabilities have told us they want new opportunities to live as independently as possible,” said Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard in an event at the Dartmouth Adult Service Centre (DASC) on Monday. (more…)

 

 

 

 

 

‘Buy Social’ movement comes to Halifax with 12 vendors

 

An aerial view of Common Roots Urban Farm in downtown Halifax, located on the site of the old Queen Elizabeth High School.

An aerial view of Common Roots Urban Farm in downtown Halifax, located on the site of the old Queen Elizabeth High School.

August 21, 2015 – CBC News

Nova Scotia consumers concerned about the social footprint of the goods and services they use now have a way of feeling good about the businesses they deal with.

Companies and groups can now be certified “Buy Social.” (more…)