Update: Location for new Moncton Nursing Home

[:en]Shannex will build a new licensed long term care home on property behind the Northwest Plaza between Worthington Avenue and Mountain Road.[:]

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Shannex to construct and operate two new nursing home communities in New Brunswick

Shannex is pleased to have been selected to build and operate two new 60-bed nursing homes in Moncton and Saint John, N.B.  “We are honoured to be creating two new communities for New Brunswick seniors who are in need of a home where they can continue to live fulfilling lives,” said Jason Shannon, President and…

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COVID-19 Community Report: Nova Scotia as of June 16 at 6:30pm

COVID-19 Update– June 16, 2021 at 6:30pm: Harbourstone Enhanced Care The following is an update for our Harbourstone Enhanced Care community, a long term care home located in Sydney, N.S. We have had no additional positive test results and Public Health has determined that no further testing or action is required. COVID-19 Update– May 27,…

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COVID-19 Community Report: Ontario as of May 11, 7:30pm

COVID-19 Community Report: Ontario as of May 11 at 7:30pm The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at one of our Ontario communities, Parkland on the Glen in Mississauga. We are pleased to report that Public Health has officially declared the COVID-19 outbreak over. While this is welcome news for everyone,…

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Shannex on track to become first seniors’ living organization in Canada to achieve ISO 50001 certification

Shannex on track to become first seniors’ living organization in Canada to achieve ISO 50001 certification April 22, 2021 –Shannex announced today it will seek ISO 50001 certification within two years and is on track to be the first seniors’ living organization to receive ISO certification in Canada. The ISO 50001 standard requires companies to…

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Shannex Supports Life Partners in Care Act

The Life Partners in Care Act came into effect in Nova Scotia on March 1, 2021. It ensures eligible spouses, common law partners and domestic partners (Life Partners) can be placed together in licensed long-term care communities at the highest care level required. We are grateful for this new legislation which keeps families together and…

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COVID-19 Community Report: New Brunswick as of February 16, at 4:30 p.m.

COVID-19 Update – February 16, 4:30 p.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at our Parkland Saint John community. Today, we are pleased to report that Public Health has officially declared the COVID-19 outbreak at Tucker Hall over. It has been 28 days since the…

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Keeping the Conversation Going. We Support Bell Let’s Talk Day.

Halifax— Today Parkland and Shannex locations across Canada will be taking part in Bell Let’s Talk Day. Now more than ever, it’s important to talk about mental health. We will be taking part by texting, tweeting, watching and sharing on social media to keep the conversation about mental health ongoing. Today, Bell will contribute five…

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Shannex and Parkland Communities Celebrate Milestones in Fight Against COVID-19

Last week, residents at four Shannex and Parkland communities rolled up their sleeves to receive their first dose of the Moderna vaccine. “Shannex, Parkland and Faubourg employees are passionate about keeping our residents safe and we have all looked forward to being able to add this new layer of protection,” said Jason Shannon, President and…

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Parkland Saint John Residents to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Residents at Parkland Saint John will receive the Moderna vaccine at clinics scheduled for tomorrow, January 15, 2021. The announcement was made by Dr. Russell at a media briefing today. Vaccine recipients will include Tucker Hall residents who live in the Mayflower Court, Simms Court and Rockwood Court neighbourhoods, and all residents who live at…

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A Message of Gratitude and Best Wishes

The year 2020 has had many challenging days. Some of the hardest over the past few weeks. Through it all, our dedicated employees showed up with care and compassion in their hearts, driven forward by a commitment to resident safety and wellbeing. Together, we worked to protect our residents and each other. Something we could…

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Shannex Losier Hall Resident is First New Brunswicker to Receive Vaccine

December 19, 2020 Earlier today, Mrs. Pauline Gauvin, an 84-year-old resident of Losier Hall in Miramichi became the first New Brunswicker to receive the COVID-19 vaccination at a clinic located inside the Miramichi Regional Hospital. “This is a big day,” said Mrs. Gauvin. “I’m happy to be the first one to receive this vaccine but…

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Tucker Hall Resident Recovers from COVID-19 in Time for the Holidays

The past month has been challenging for employees and residents at Tucker Hall where a COVID-19 outbreak was declared on November 20. But Garda Bishop, an 87-year-old resident who tested positive for the virus, is focused on being grateful for the care she received and looking forward to being reunited with her family. When Mrs.…

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COVID-19 Update – Decommissioning of the Cohorting Area at Tucker Hall, Parkland Saint John

When a COVID-19 outbreak was declared at Tucker Hall on November 20, a cohorting area was rapidly established on Simms Court, one of the neighbourhoods of the community. A cohorting area is a dedicated space that is equipped with everything needed to isolate and care for residents who test positive for COVID-19. It ensures the…

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December 16 - First Shannex employees receive COVID-19 Vaccine

December 16, 2020 This morning, some of our Shannex employees were among the first Nova Scotians to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. These employees have volunteered to be available to work in designated care areas (DCAs) caring for COVID-19-positive residents, if needed. This is an important day for those on front lines of this battle and…

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Great Connections - 'Tis the Season for Story Time at Parkland

The holidays wouldn’t be the same without a classic tale or two. To spread some Christmas cheer, Parkland at the Lakes residents are taking turns sharing stories that we all know and love. Recently, resident Owen Walton read a festive favourite, How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss, now featured in our digital library. This…

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Active High Alert Areas - Updated November 23, 2020

The following areas have been declared “high alert”. Moncton area: Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe Saint John area: Saint John, Quispamsis NOTE: Moncton and Saint John areas have been designated Orange Phase by New Brunswick Public Health. Halifax area: Halifax, Dartmouth, Sackville and Bedford   About High Alert Areas Communities located where there is a spike…

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Active High Alert Areas - Updated November 20, 2020

The following areas have been declared “high alert”. Moncton area: Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe Moncton area has also been designated Orange Phase by New Brunswick Public Health. Halifax area: Halifax, Dartmouth, Sackville and Bedford   High Alert Areas Communities located where there is a spike in COVID-19 cases will be declared “high alert”. For these…

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Second Wave Response: High Alert Areas

Part of our Wave 2 response to COVID-19 is to declare “high alert areas” for our communities located in an area where there is a spike in COVID-19 cases. For these “high alert” locations, we will implement increased precautions. This approach allows us to protect residents and team members by controlling the flow of people…

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COVID-19 Update: November 19, 2020 – A message to our valued community

A message to our valued community, The second wave of COVID-19 is here. Like you, I have watched cases of COVID-19 increase across the country and here in our Atlantic Bubble. I am sure this is as concerning to you and your family as it is to me. Today, we are activating our second wave…

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December 15, 2020 - Six Residents of Tucker Hall in Saint John Now Recovered From COVID-19

Six of the 10 residents being cared for in our COVID-19 cohorting area at Tucker Hall are now considered recovered by Public Health. We expect the remaining residents to recover by the end of the week. Six of the seven Shannex employees who tested positive have also recovered and are cleared by Public Health and…

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Walk for Alzheimer's

[:en]Thank you to everyone who participated in, donated to, or supported the Walk for Alzheimer’s events this year. This was our first year as presenting sponsor in New Brunswick and we continued the tradition of sponsoring the Nova Scotia walks as well.[:]

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The July 2017 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]This issue is full over beautiful photos and heartwarming stories about the Great People of Shannex. Clients, families and employees have been very busy over the spring being social, trying new things and celebrating each other.[:]

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Team Shannex supports Coldest Night of the Year

For the last two years Brad Dykens, a CCA from Orchard Court, has led Team Shannex in participating in the Coldest Night of the Year, a fundraiser for hungry, homeless, and hurting individuals and families across Canada. The Shannex Team went above and beyond this year and exceeded their fundraising goal by raising approximately $4,000.…

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Pink Shirt Day

Today, February 22nd, Shannex employees are wearing pink shirts (or scrubs) in support of Pink Shirt Day. We know that bullying is not only a problem on school grounds—it happens around boardroom tables, in lunch rooms and in many social settings. Everyone deserves to be respected and we want everyone to feel safe, supported and…

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RESCHEDULED: Parkland at the Lakes - Phase 2 hosts job fair Dec. 12

UPDATE: Please note that the 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. session has been rescheduled due to weather conditions. It will now take place on Wednesday, December 14th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Parkland at the Lakes – Phase 2 is excited to host a Job Fair on December 12, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to…

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Doctor Bill Thomas and the Age of Disruption

[:en]Shannex is proud to be the premier sponsor for the Atlantic Canadian leg of Doctor Bill Thomas’ Age of Disruption Tour. One of the most innovative and creative thinkers working in medicine today, he will make a series of stops across Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in June.[:]

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2016 Walk for Alzheimer’s, Presented by Shannex

[:fr]Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en anglais. [:]

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Talk About Health in Clayton Park

[:en]Shannex has partnered with the Nova Scotia Health Authority to host a series of conversations that will give you the opportunity to share your opinions. Join us for Talk About Health[:]

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Talk About Health Cape Breton

[:en]Clients and members of the public are invited to attend an important discussion about healthcare in Nova Scotia.[:fr]Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en anglais.[:]

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Talk About Health at Parkland at the Gardens

[:en]Nova Scotia is spending more and more money on health care, but Nova Scotians aren’t getting any healthier. This is a big challenge and the health system can’t solve this problem alone. We need your help![:fr]Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en anglais.[:]

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Annual Heart Heroes Event Hosted at Parkland at the Gardens

[:en]On November 4, 2015, Parkland at the Gardens hosted the annual Heart Heroes event, a fundraiser which recognizes those who touch the hearts of Maritimer’s and work to make a difference in supporting heart health.[:fr]Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en anglais.[:]

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COVID-19 Community Report: Nova Scotia as of June 16 at 6:30pm

COVID-19 Update– June 16, 2021 at 6:30pm: Harbourstone Enhanced Care The following is an update for our Harbourstone Enhanced Care community, a long term care home located in Sydney, N.S. We have had no additional positive test results and Public Health has determined that no further testing or action is required. COVID-19 Update– May 27,…

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COVID-19 Community Report: Ontario as of May 11, 7:30pm

COVID-19 Community Report: Ontario as of May 11 at 7:30pm The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at one of our Ontario communities, Parkland on the Glen in Mississauga. We are pleased to report that Public Health has officially declared the COVID-19 outbreak over. While this is welcome news for everyone,…

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COVID-19 Community Report: New Brunswick as of February 16, at 4:30 p.m.

COVID-19 Update – February 16, 4:30 p.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at our Parkland Saint John community. Today, we are pleased to report that Public Health has officially declared the COVID-19 outbreak at Tucker Hall over. It has been 28 days since the…

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Shannex and Parkland Communities Celebrate Milestones in Fight Against COVID-19

Last week, residents at four Shannex and Parkland communities rolled up their sleeves to receive their first dose of the Moderna vaccine. “Shannex, Parkland and Faubourg employees are passionate about keeping our residents safe and we have all looked forward to being able to add this new layer of protection,” said Jason Shannon, President and…

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Parkland Saint John Residents to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Residents at Parkland Saint John will receive the Moderna vaccine at clinics scheduled for tomorrow, January 15, 2021. The announcement was made by Dr. Russell at a media briefing today. Vaccine recipients will include Tucker Hall residents who live in the Mayflower Court, Simms Court and Rockwood Court neighbourhoods, and all residents who live at…

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A Message of Gratitude and Best Wishes

The year 2020 has had many challenging days. Some of the hardest over the past few weeks. Through it all, our dedicated employees showed up with care and compassion in their hearts, driven forward by a commitment to resident safety and wellbeing. Together, we worked to protect our residents and each other. Something we could…

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Shannex Losier Hall Resident is First New Brunswicker to Receive Vaccine

December 19, 2020 Earlier today, Mrs. Pauline Gauvin, an 84-year-old resident of Losier Hall in Miramichi became the first New Brunswicker to receive the COVID-19 vaccination at a clinic located inside the Miramichi Regional Hospital. “This is a big day,” said Mrs. Gauvin. “I’m happy to be the first one to receive this vaccine but…

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Tucker Hall Resident Recovers from COVID-19 in Time for the Holidays

The past month has been challenging for employees and residents at Tucker Hall where a COVID-19 outbreak was declared on November 20. But Garda Bishop, an 87-year-old resident who tested positive for the virus, is focused on being grateful for the care she received and looking forward to being reunited with her family. When Mrs.…

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COVID-19 Update – Decommissioning of the Cohorting Area at Tucker Hall, Parkland Saint John

When a COVID-19 outbreak was declared at Tucker Hall on November 20, a cohorting area was rapidly established on Simms Court, one of the neighbourhoods of the community. A cohorting area is a dedicated space that is equipped with everything needed to isolate and care for residents who test positive for COVID-19. It ensures the…

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December 16 - First Shannex employees receive COVID-19 Vaccine

December 16, 2020 This morning, some of our Shannex employees were among the first Nova Scotians to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. These employees have volunteered to be available to work in designated care areas (DCAs) caring for COVID-19-positive residents, if needed. This is an important day for those on front lines of this battle and…

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December 15, 2020 - Six Residents of Tucker Hall in Saint John Now Recovered From COVID-19

Six of the 10 residents being cared for in our COVID-19 cohorting area at Tucker Hall are now considered recovered by Public Health. We expect the remaining residents to recover by the end of the week. Six of the seven Shannex employees who tested positive have also recovered and are cleared by Public Health and…

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Active High Alert Areas - Updated November 23, 2020

The following areas have been declared “high alert”. Moncton area: Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe Saint John area: Saint John, Quispamsis NOTE: Moncton and Saint John areas have been designated Orange Phase by New Brunswick Public Health. Halifax area: Halifax, Dartmouth, Sackville and Bedford   About High Alert Areas Communities located where there is a spike…

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Active High Alert Areas - Updated November 20, 2020

The following areas have been declared “high alert”. Moncton area: Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe Moncton area has also been designated Orange Phase by New Brunswick Public Health. Halifax area: Halifax, Dartmouth, Sackville and Bedford   High Alert Areas Communities located where there is a spike in COVID-19 cases will be declared “high alert”. For these…

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Second Wave Response: High Alert Areas

Part of our Wave 2 response to COVID-19 is to declare “high alert areas” for our communities located in an area where there is a spike in COVID-19 cases. For these “high alert” locations, we will implement increased precautions. This approach allows us to protect residents and team members by controlling the flow of people…

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COVID-19 Update: November 19, 2020 – A message to our valued community

A message to our valued community, The second wave of COVID-19 is here. Like you, I have watched cases of COVID-19 increase across the country and here in our Atlantic Bubble. I am sure this is as concerning to you and your family as it is to me. Today, we are activating our second wave…

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Better Together docuseries: Chapter 4: Recognizing the Team

Better Together: Stories of Strength, Resilience and Teamwork, is a new docuseries the provides an inside look at how our organization has responded to COVID-19 so far. While we know our journey is far from over, this series recognizes the people and events that shaped our response and taught us valuable lessons about how to…

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COVID-19 Update: October 21, 2020 – COVID-19 Lessons Learned

We are an organization that has a long history of quality improvement. We know there is always room to do better and we regularly provide opportunities for our stakeholders to share their feedback with us so we can learn and improve. During the summer, as part of our process of reflecting on our performance, we…

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COVID-19 Update: September 23, 2020 – Designated Support Persons

Designated Support Persons We are pleased to support the province’s recent decision to allow Designated Support Persons (DSP) in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia licensed long term care homes. This means residents or substitute decision makers (SDM) can appoint up to two (2) individuals as their designated family/support persons while still welcoming visitors. What is…

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COVID-19 Update: June 18, 2020 - Welcoming Visitors Back to our Communities

We are pleased to be safely welcoming visitors back to all of our Shannex, Parkland and Faubourg communities in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick as of this week. Our Ontario communities will open to visitors beginning on Sunday, June 21, 2020. How to visit Each community has a process in place that includes pre-booking a…

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COVID-19 Update: May 27, 2020 – A message to our valued community

To our valued community, Like you, I have been reading reports in the media that call into question the standards of care in some long term care communities in other jurisdictions in the country. Over the past few months as our organization has responded to COVID-19, we have taken many additional measures designed to protect…

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The Spring 2021 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

The first issue of Connections for 2021 is here! We are thrilled to share more stories of our Great People with you. The past year has been difficult, but despite the challenges we have faced, our communities have been resilient in the face of it all. As you read through this edition, you will experience…

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Great Connections - 'Tis the Season for Story Time at Parkland

The holidays wouldn’t be the same without a classic tale or two. To spread some Christmas cheer, Parkland at the Lakes residents are taking turns sharing stories that we all know and love. Recently, resident Owen Walton read a festive favourite, How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss, now featured in our digital library. This…

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Special Edition of Connections is Now Available! Our Response to COVID-19

It has been our pleasure to collect and share the stories in this special issue of Connections. You will meet some of the many Great People who came to work everyday to protect residents. You will also meet residents and families who demonstrated resilience in the face of the most challenging of times. Since the…

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The Winter 2019 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

The theme of people coming together runs throughout this issue of Connections. Whether it’s Caritas Residence and Mount Saint Vincent University partnering to offer students volunteer opportunities, residents, team members and friends organizing cat therapy visits at Parkland Clayton Park or everyone at Debert Court focusing on safety and going a full year without a…

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The Fall 2019 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]Happy Fall! This is always a favourite time of year for many reasons, but this year it was made sweeter by some of the exciting things going on at our Shannex, Parkland and Faubourg communities. Read all about it in the Fall Edition of Connections. [:]

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The Summer 2019 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]I think we can all agree that summer is a pretty great time of year no matter where you are. But the slower summer pace doesn’t affect activities at Shannex, Parkland or Faubourg communities. And the proof is in the pages of this issue of Connections.[:]

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The Spring 2019 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]Every year, this issue of Connections comes with warmer weather, spring blooms and time outside enjoying fresh air and sunshine.[:]

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The Winter 2018-2019 Issue of Connections is now available!

[:en]We are pleased to share the winter issue of Connections! The stories it contains shine a bright light on the deep sense of community that exists at every one of our Shannex, Parkland and Faubourg residences.[:]

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The October 2018 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]Welcome to the latest issue of Connections! This is the perfect time of year to reflect on all we have to be thankful for, and it is clear that many of you enjoy the opportunity to recognize and express gratitude for each other all year round.[:]

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The July 2018 Issue of Connections is now available!

[:en]The July issue of Connections is now available! With so many fun activities happening on our campuses during the spring and summer, its pages are full of smiles and great stories about our great people and the wonderful residents that inspire us every day.[:]

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Special Edition of Connections Now Available! Celebrating 30 Great Years

[:en]We are very proud to present this very special edition of Connections to commemorate our 30th anniversary. This edition features milestones and stories from the past 30 Great Years.[:]

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The December 2017 Issue of Connections is now available!

[:en]The December issue of Connections is now available! With the holiday season fast approaching, this issue is filled with many examples of the spirit of giving.[:]

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The October 2017 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]This issue is filled with amazing things happening at sites all across our organization. Read about the opening of our newest campus, Faubourg du Mascaret in Moncton, new construction projects in Miramichi and Etobicoke, Ontario, an update on Parkland Antigonish an some great renovations at Parkland Clayton Park.[:]

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The July 2017 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]This issue is full over beautiful photos and heartwarming stories about the Great People of Shannex. Clients, families and employees have been very busy over the spring being social, trying new things and celebrating each other.[:]

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The April 2017 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]This issue of Connections features vibrant and exciting stories from the winter months. Clients, families and employees warmed our hearts during the last few cold months and kept themselves more than busy with countless activities and events.[:]

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The December 2016 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]This issue of Connections features some truly Great People. People who spend their careers watching over others, who fully embrace their passion, who selflessly go above and beyond to bring happiness to clients, and those who inspire us with their ability to adapt to change.[:]

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The October 2016 issue of Connections is Now Available

[:en]This issue of Connections celebrates the ways we nourish our soul. On the cover and in the centrefold, you’ll find photos and stories about our commitment to locally grown produce, our strong relationships with local farms and suppliers, and how we work hard to continuously improve the dining experience at Parkland Retirement Living and our Shannex nursing homes. [:]

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The July 2016 issue of Connections is Now Available

[:en]We hope you enjoy this July 2016 edition of Connections, and as always, please take some time to let us know what you think. We love to hear from you![:]

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The April 2016 Issue of Connections is Now Available

[:en]Written, produced and distributed by Shannex, Connections is a quarterly publication for clients, employees, families, volunteers, partners and friends of Shannex. Issue 22 is now available.[:fr]Écrit, produit et distribué par Shannex, Connections est une publication trimestrielle pour les clients, employés, familles, bénévoles, partenaires et amis de Shannex. Le numéro 21 du magazine est maintenant disponible (en anglais seulement.)[:]

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The December 2015 Issue of Connections is Now Available

[:en]Written, produced and distributed by Shannex, Connections is a quarterly publication for clients, employees, families, volunteers, partners and friends of Shannex. Issue 21 is now available. [:fr]Écrit, produit et distribué par Shannex, Connections est une publication trimestrielle pour les clients, employés, familles, bénévoles, partenaires et amis de Shannex. Le numéro 21 du magazine est maintenant disponible (en anglais seulement.)[:]

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