Sarah Young

Sarah Young is a Managing Partner for NATIONAL Public Relations Inc. Overseeing the Firm’s Atlantic Canadian operations with offices in Halifax, Saint John, and St. John’s, Sarah provides insight and counsel to regional, national and international CEOs, organizations and teams. Her unique talent for integrating communications – seamlessly blending traditional public relations, creative and digital strategies for her clients – added to an expertise in stakeholder and community relations, public engagement and coalition building, has earned the trust of clients across Canada.

Sarah currently serves as a board member for the Nova Scotia Community College, Phoenix House, and she sits on the Mount Allison University Board of Regents and the YMCA for Greater Halifax/Dartmouth Board of Honorary Trustees. Sarah was a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 under 40. Sarah is certified by the U.S.-based Institute for Crisis Management and by IAP2 for Public Participation, and she is a member of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Allison University, and a Master of Arts degree from Concordia University.

NEWS

Exploring Georges Island

It’s official! As of August 8, 2020 Georges Island will be open to explore for five weekends. Situated in the heart of Halifax Harbour this national historic site reflects the rich and varied heritage of Canada. For the first time…

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Eastern Shore's Liscombe Lodge Has New Owner

Liscombe Lodge Resort and Conference Centre will continue to be a wonderful place to experience the spectacular Eastern Shore. The Province has sold Liscombe Lodge in Guysborough County to Hearthstone Hospitality Limited. The new owner will invest $1 million in upgrades in this iconic resort…

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Busking on the Waterfront

We know busking adds to the vibrancy of our waterfront and city. Our Busking Program is back in place on the Halifax waterfront. However, please ensure you maintain safe social distancing and are not gathering outside of your groups up…

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Lunenburg Waterfront Highlights

Welcome to the Lunenburg Waterfront Association’s (LWAI’s) 16th summer review of our ongoing project to preserve and energize our working waterfront. Due to COVID’s public health precautions we have delayed our annual public symposium and have prepared a “virtual meeting report”…

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Small Commercial Marine Business Opportunities

It is an exciting time to be in Nova Scotia at the water’s edge. It is where our ocean economy is building. It is where world-class researchers and industry innovate and collaborate to connect with new markets. It is where…

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Arts District Design Competition

June 2020 Update — Phase one of the international Design Competition for the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and vibrant Public Space is now complete. In early July phase two of the competition will commence, when three successful teams…

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Lunenburg Shipyard Revitalization Project

On May 27/20, the Province announced an investment of up to $230M to improve infrastructure and help get the economy moving again. The funding will support more than 200 shovel ready projects, creating up to 2000 jobs. A number of these…

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Develop Nova Scotia brings Open City under wing

It’s time to Re-Open City! As Nova Scotia’s economy gradually opens up our local businesses need our support now more than ever. So, we worked our partners rejigged a well-loved event to help kick it into high gear. We think…

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Operations and Maintenance Industry Opportunities

Are you in the operations and maintenance service and supports industry? Our two-stage Request for Supplier Qualifications (RFSQ) will potentially cover a range of service areas. We’ll  use the results of this RFSQ to pre-qualify and as may be required, select professional…

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Zwicker Warehouse Project

On May 27/20, the Province announced an investment of up to $230M to improve infrastructure and help get the economy moving again. The funding will support more than 200 shovel ready projects, creating up to 2000 jobs. A number of…

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