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Canning Village Annual Meeting of the Electors

Village of Canning crest

The Annual Meeting of the Electors for the Village of Canning will be held at the Canning MultiComplex at 977 J Jordan Road, Canning, on  Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 7 PM.

Agenda
1. Report of the Commissioners for 2017/18
2. Presentation of 2017/18 Audited Financial Statements
3. Presentation of 2018/19 Proposed General Budget
4. Presentation of Fire Chief’s Report for 2017
5. Fire Rate Review for Village of Canning for 2018/19
6. Discussion potential future of Village/Fire Dept. buildings
7. Election of One (1) Village Commissioner

No person shall be eligible for election to the office of commissioner for the Village unless that person has been nominated as a candidate in accordance with this by-law by not less than five persons who, on nomination day, were residents within the Village and were qualified electors within the meaning of the Municipal Elections Act. R.S., c. 300, s. 1.
All nominations for the office of Commissioner shall be in writing, in Form “A” in the schedule attached to this by-law, and shall be filed with the clerk at the Village office on nomination day and no other day, between the hours of nine o’clock in the forenoon and one o’clock in the afternoon.

Nomination Forms must be filed with the Village Clerk by 1 PM the day of the election. Please download the form or contact the office to obtain the documentation required.

This Meeting has been called to Order by the Chairman, Everett MacPherson.

Ruth Pearson
Clerk-Treasurer

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CABDA Earth Day Fair & Expo April 22, 2018

CABDA Community Fair and Small Business Expo 2018

Join us Sunday, April 22, 2019 from 10 AM – 3 PM for the Canning and Area Business Development Association (CABDA) first Community Fair and Small Business Expo 2018 at  the Canning Village Lion’s Hall, 1000 Seminary Ave. Admission is an item of food (or a small monetary donation) for the Canning Food Bank.

Book, Plant, and Bake Sale on May 19, 2018

Canning Village's Merritt Gibson Memorial Library sale items
The Merritt Gibson Memorial Library is holding a number of fundraising events prior to our popular May long weekend Book, Plant, and Bake Sale on May 19th, 2018.  The library is in  planning stages of building upgrades including insulation and window installation.

Our Vesey’s campaign is currently offering a wide range of products including seeds, seed mats, annuals, perennials, bulbs, and live plant/bare roots.  The 5 foot long by 17 inch seed mats are an easy quick way to fill in that awkward area in your yard with vigorous colourful growth, and are an excellent value, as they can be split up to cover many small areas.  A Vesey’s catalogue is available at the library to help you select and some library members also have them and are collecting orders which all must be prepaid to the library.  A few of our library members also are taking orders.  Contact the library if you’d like to order with us this way.

The library is also holding a number of silent auctions as part of our fundraising efforts.Currently bidding has begun on an attractive and functional set of items donated by Jordan’s Home Furnishings, including a crushed glass nightlight, an unbreakable solar camping light, a ceramic mini-lamp with silk shade, and various kitchen serving and prep ware, as well as a hardcover book for holding recipes.  This auction closes on the 24th March.

The new lot being offered for bidding will start on the 25th March, and includes a beautiful handmade large bowl created especially for this event by Aspinall Pottery,  a collection of Arbonne cosmetics from The Landing Day Spa and Studio, art supplies from ArtCan and others, a bag and food vouchers from Wolfville Farmer’s Market, and a basket of culinary items from Farmer John’s.

The items can be seen at the library, on our library and heritage billboard beside the library, and on our Merritt Gibson/Canning Library Facebook page.   Bidding can be done in person at the library, or by using messenger on our Merritt Gibson Memorial Library Facebook page, by emailing to canninglibrary@gmail.com, or by phone at 902-582-7699, or call 902-582-1958 where you can leave a message.

We also have a number of speakers for April and May including award winning lily cultivation expert Wayne Ward and Carol Goodwin of Beneath the Boughs Nursery who specializes in woodland and unusual species to present growing ideas.  Dates of speakers will soon be announced.

Canning Leadership Tea Event, April 7, 2018

Canning Village's Leadership Tea poster
Join the festivities Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 10 (doors open at 9:30) AM, as we introduce Canning Village’s Leadership Candidate for 2018. Meet the candidate and enjoy some treats and beverages. Admission is $7 (and free for children under 10). See you there!