Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Liverpool Call Centre Hiring 100 New Employees

A call centre in Queens County is expanding and in the process of hiring 100 new employees. HGS Canada in Liverpool will be hiring new staff over the coming weeks as part of new and increased business from their major clients. The positions are all full-time and will be in the customer service area of the call centre. Site Director Julianne Croft says it's great news for the company, Liverpool and the surrounding area. HGS Canada is one of the largest employers in the area and has seen steady growth since it opened in 2006.

Talyor Elected New Warden In Shelburne County

The Municipality of Shelburne has a new warden. The new council elected Roger Taylor to the new post at their last meeting. Taylor represents District 7 in Shelburne County and is a retired RCMP officer. The new deputy warden is local businessman Norm Wallet. Meanwhile, the new council in Chester will select their new warden in a meeting on Thursday. District 4 councillor Allen Webber is the favourite to return to the warden's office. He's held the position for more than 18 years.

MODL Swearing-In: Zwicker Elected Deputy Mayor

The 44th council of the Municipality of Lunenburg was officially sworn into office on Tuesday. Mayor Don Downe will have a nice mix of veteran and first time councillors to work with over the next four years. During last months election, seven incumbent's were returned to their posts while five newcomers scored election night victories. District 2 councillor Don Zwicker was serve as the municipalities deputy mayor in a 7-6 vote over fellow councillor Eric Hustvedt.

The deputy mayor position is a one-year-term.

All-Party Committee To Visit Shelburne Next Week

The legislature's law amendments committee will be in Shelburne next Thursday and Friday to hear the town's concerns over proposed changes to provincial electoral boundaries. The dates for the committee's visit to Shelburne were set today and are subject to the committee finding an appropriate place to hold the meetings.  The controversial boundary bill passed second reading in the Nova Scotia legislature on Monday night.

Lop-Sided Victories At Jr. A Hockey Challenge!

The opening day of the 2012 World Junior 'A' Hockey Challenge saw a pair of lop-sided victories. Nick Yorston is in Yarmouth where the week-long competition is underway.