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    After years of treating the first Nations people of Eskasoni, Dr. Virick has donated 140 hectares of land to the band, plus he has also donated a building on George Street in Sydney to be used for Health Care purposes. He is well respected and admired man and doctor.


    I have to say as a medical student and a nurse for 26 years, this is the type of doctor I want to be. Dr. Steven MacDougall is a real doctor, going out of his way to better care for his patients. Excellent job doctor!


    Dr. Jane Howard is the most amazing doctor I‘ve ever met. She’s not only a great doctor but also takes time to listen and really cares about her patients. I feel blessed to have her as my doctor.

Dr. Abidi

It's important to have a flexible approach to care. Meeting kids where they are at is key to improving outcomes.

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Dr. Chiasson

Curiosity, inquisitiveness, activity – these are the things that keep us well. Coming to Keppoch is a recipe for well-being.

My Story

Dr. Campbell

Working in the emergency department is challenging, it’s exciting, it’s stressful – you’re constantly trying to make the most of limited resources.

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Active Summer Fun for Adults

Why should kids get all the fun in the sun? Summer is also a great time for grownups to get outside and try something new, and Nova Scotia offers the perfect summer playground, for all budgets and abilities. Roller Skating/In-line Skating […]

7 Ideas for Kid-Friendly Summer Fun

It may not always seem like it, weather-wise, but summer is here. Now it’s time to find fun activities to get the kids moving (indoors and out!) so you can make the most of the summer while it lasts. (This isn’t the first time we’ve offered summer […]

Five Easy Ways to Stay Fit When You’re Stuck Sitting at a Desk All Day

  We’ve all heard about the health risks of spending too much time sitting each day. The dangers can include obesity, heart disease, stroke, cardiovascular disease and cancer, among others. The statistics can be especially disheartening if you’re stuck sitting […]


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