News and Events

Here you will find upcoming events and important UNSM news!

Cancer 101: Community discussions

October and November 2019

All community members are invited to join the UNSM Mi’kmaq Cancer Care Strategy team to discuss topics about cancer in our communities and methods of prevention.  The team meet in the following communities on the upcoming dates.

Please click on the name of your community to see more details:

Paqtnkek – Tuesday, October 15, at 5:00 pm
Potlotek – October 16 or 17 at 10:00 am
Membertou – Monday, October 21, at 5:00 pm
We’kokma’q – Tuesday, November 12, at 5:00 pm
Wagmatcook – Tuesday, November 19, at 5:00 pm**

Eskasoni – Wednesday, November 20*, at 5:00 pm

*November 20 is the new scheduled date.
**Wagmatcook session added on November 13.

Office closure: Thanksgiving Day

Monday, October 14, 2019

All Union of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq offices are closed on Monday, October 14, 2019, for Thanksgiving Day holiday.  We reopen on Tuesday, October 15, for regular hours.

Mi’kmaq Treaty Day

September 30 - October 1, 2019

Wills & Estates: Legal Information Session (Dartmouth)

Friday, October 11, 2019


with Mi’kmaq lawyer, Tuma Young, hosted by the Union of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq.  This session is FREE of charge. Refreshments will be provided.

Please contact Kirstin Ward to register and reserve your spot now!  Click on the image below for event details and for Kirstin’s contact info.



Office closure: Labour Day

Monday, September 2, 2019

All Union of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq offices are closed on Monday, September 2, 2019, for Labour Day holiday.  We return on Tuesday, September 3, at 9:00 am for the return of regular business hours (9:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday).

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