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Culture Plans & Experience Workshop.


Culture Plans & Experiences Workshop 

 Culture Plans and Experiences

Your are invited to attend a one day Culture workshop on Thursday, November 23rd at MacKenzie Hall, Gaelic College, St. Ann”s.  The workshop will focus on three items :

1) Understanding Culture Plans,
2) Current Culture Experiences offered in Victoria County
3) Creating New Culture Experiences in Victoria County.

This workshop is part of the 3 year Victoria County Tourism Strategy and is hosted by Municipality of the County of Victoria Recreation & Tourism Dept. Ms. Joella Foulds will be our MC and Facitiator for the day.

The Program :

9:00 am. – 9:45 am.      Registration
9:45 am. – 10:00 am.    Welcome and Introductions
10:00 am. – 11:00 am.   Understanding Culture Plans – A panel session
chaired by Ms. Joella Foulds, Arts Consultant/Performer

Panel Presentors :
Nova Scotia Culture Action Plan – Marcel McKeough, Executive Director
NS. Dept. of Communities, Culture & Heritage
Cultural Sector Strategy (CB Partnership) – Carol Beaton, Co- Chair, Culture
Leadership Team and Carnet Consulting and Research
CBRM – Creative Economy – Lori Burke, CB Centre of Craft & Design and
Robyn Cartcart, Enterleft Productions

11:00 am. – 11:15 am.  Coffee/Tea Break
11:15 am. – 11:45 am.  Culture Experiences in Victoria County –
Ms. Yvette Rodgers, Outreach Co-ordinator, Celtic Colours

11:45 am. – 12:30 pm.  Lunch 
12:30 pm. – 1:00 pm.  Creating Cultural Experiences
1:30 pm. – 2:00 pm.  Reporting Back from Groups
2:00  pm.- 2:15 pm.  Wrapup          

Below are links to the above Culture Plans & Strategies :
1) Nova Scotia Culture Action Plan
2) Culture Sector Strategy – CB Partnership
3) CBRM – Creative Economy
You can register online for the workshop.  Registration fee is $20 and includes registration kit, coffee/tea breaks, lunch and handouts.

Deadline for registration is Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by 5:00 pm.

Recent E mail Scam.

Please find below a notice to residents of Victoria County of a recent internet phishing scam using Interact E-Transfer.

Any questions or concerns please contact me



Baddeck RCMP



Victoria County RCMP would like to advise residents of a recent email scam using Interac E-Transfers.

If you receive an email notification from a business saying they have money that can be transferred by Interac to you it is a scam.  Do not respond or click any links.

This is a Phishing scam where they are trying to get personal banking information from you.  If you receive an email like this it can be forwarded, their fraud team will investigate.

Always be know who you are sending money to an Interac e-Transfer transaction cannot be reversed once a recipient has deposited the funds.

If you are unsure of the request contact the sender by some other means such as calling or using a different email, do not reply from the original message.

Any questions or concerns call your local RCMP detachment for assistance.


Cst Eric Latwaitis

Baddeck RCMP

Theatre Baddeck – Call for Auditions.

Theatre Baddeck will be holding General Auditions for its upcoming 2018 summer season in three Nova Scotia locations. Please apply with cover letter, headshot, resume, and preferred audition location/date (listed below).Audition Day One: HALIFAX, NS – Friday, November 24, 2017
Audition Day Two: SYDNEY, NS – Monday, November 27, 2017
Audition Day Three: BADDECK, NS – Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Send materials to by Friday, November 17 to be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an audition will be contacted to schedule an appointment. Equity members cast in this production will be engaged under an Equity form of contract.

A word on experience …

Theatre Baddeck is a professional company that engages artists under professional contracts. However, do not let limited experience stop you from applying! We are looking to see ALL the talent available in Nova Scotia and especially on Cape Breton Island. Got questions? Email Co-Artistic Director Hannah Ziss.