Category Archives: Community

Author, Poet Anna Quon at Canning’s Merritt Gibson Memorial Library

Join us Saturday July 9, 2016  as we welcome novelist and poet Anna Quon to the Merritt Gibson Memorial Library. Quon will be here to help with the official unveiling of the Library’s Diversity Bookshelf by reading from her second novel, “Low”, the story of a 19-year-old girl’s slide into depression and her experience of mental healthcare.

The Municipality of the County of Kings Warden, Diana Brothers, will be on hand at 2:00 PM to officially unveil the Diversity Bookshelf to the public.

A screening of videos from Quon’s digital storytelling project she co-facilitated with the Canadian Mental Health Association will follow, as well as a writing workshop to round out the afternoon.

1:00 pm – Novelist Anna Quon reads from her latest book, “Low”
1:30 – Screening digital stories
2:00 pm – Official launch of the Diversity Bookshelf with Kings County Warden Diana Brothers
2:30 – Story-writing workshop

For more information about the Diversity Bookshelf Launch or the Library, contact Lis van Berkel at 902-448-3875 or Courtney Turner at 902-582-7699.

Kelcey Hiltz, Princess Canning 2106



Congratulations to Miss Kelcey Hiltz, Princess Canning 2106!

On behalf of the Canning Village Commission, businesses, and residents we
would like to congratulate Miss Kelcey Hiltz for being selected as 2nd Lady
in Waiting to Queen Annapolisa the 84th! The Canning float was also selected
as First Artistic Princess Float during the parade.

This is a wonderful accomplishment and testament of how Kelcey has shown to
be a graceful, confident leader and role model for the youth to follow, as
well as being a dedicated representative for the Village. Kelcey has made Canning
Village very proud and we look forward to seeing her and her child
attendant, Lyla Holt, at various events throughout the Annapolis Valley
throughout the year. Please support Kelcey as she visits events throughout
the year!

CABDA receives community support from Canning Lions

George Mapplebeck, Crystal Maxner, and Tim Maxner
Canning Lions Club president George Mapplebeck hands cheque of $1000 to CABDA Treasurer Crystal Maxner and Co-Facilitator Tim Maxner in support of CABDA’s years of work in revitalising the Canning area economy.

It was a freezing cold at 7:00pm at the welcome to Canning sign, but hearts were warm. The King of the Canning Lions Club, George Mapplebeck presented a cheque for $1000 to the Canning Area Business Development Association.    CABDA Treasurer, Crystal Maxner, and Co-Facilitator, Tim Maxner, formally thanked the Lions for their  support help to spruce up the Village of Canning and welcome more business to our community.