New Communities

May 8, 2024
Keith Bain, MLA, Victoria-The Lakes; Councillor Starr Paul; Councillor Bertram Bernard; Jason Shannon; Joseph Shannon; Honourable Barbara Adams, Minister of Seniors and Long Term Care and Minister of Justice; Eskasoni Chief Leroy Denny; Grand Chief Norman Sylliboy; Honourable Brian Wong, Minister of L’nu Aairs; and John Councillor Frank Toney


Eskasoni, Nova Scotia

Kiknu, which means “our home” in Mi’kmaq is Nova Scotia’s first long term care home on a First Nation community. Shannex is honoured to be partnering with Eskasoni to create a warm,welcoming and culturally significant home for their community.A special opening ceremony including traditional Mi’kmaq smudging of the new home, drumming and celebratory dancing was held with dignitaries and guests on April 17, 2024. Members from the community were also welcomed to tour the home the following day. Kiknu will be home to 48 community elders who will continue to be surrounded by Mi’kmaq culture and tradition

Her Worship Kate Rogers, mayor of Fredericton; Jason Shannon, President of Shannex; Honourable Jill Green, Minister of Social Development; Mr. Wendell Allan Ross, Medley Hall first resident; Honourable Kathy Bockus, Minister responsible for Seniors; Honourable Mary Wilson, Minister for Service New Brunswick and Joseph Shannon, Founder of Shannex.

Medley Hall

Fredericton, New Brunswick

Medley Hall is our newest licensed nursing home in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Connected to Neill Hall via our Main Street concept, the new community offers warmth and comfort to 60 new residents who call it home. On February 9, 2024, we had the privilege of having Medley Hall’s first resident, Mr. Wendell Allan Ross, join us for the official opening.



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