Celebrating 25 Years

In April 1988, Joseph Shannon purchased Breton Bay nursing home in Sydney, Cape Breton. Immediately he began to implement changes that impacted life at Breton Bay and, ultimately, nursing homes across the province. They worked to build and promote the home environment first. A place of comfort, choice and independence, where “care” would also be

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Community Matters

December 30, 2013—Halifax, NS: As our company has grown so has our presence in the community. At Shannex, we believe that good corporate citizenship starts by supporting the community and making a commitment to working with organizations that share in our vision of Leading the Way to Better Living. In 2013, Shannex celebrated 25 years

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Reaching a Milestone

Parkland Clayton Park Celebrates 15 Years In 2013, Parkland Clayton Park celebrated 15 years of service. Clayton Park was the first of several Parkland Retirement Living campuses operated by Shannex, and has established many of the service lines that can be enjoyed by clients in any of the eight locations throughout Nova Scotia and New

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Hearts and Hands

Clients at Parkland at the Lakes have turned one of their favourite hobbies into a wonderful charitable effort. Hearts and Hands is a knitting group in Harris Hall that makes prayer shawls for those in need. To date they have completed 17 shawls, each of which has been given to someone who could benefit from

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Joseph Shannon – Order of Canada

Friday, November 22, 2013 (Halifax, NS) – The Atlantic Corporation and its subsidiary companies are pleased to announce that Joseph Shannon has been received as a Member of the Order of Canada today at Rideau Hall, Ottawa. Mr. Shannon, President of Atlantic Corporation, has been in business since 1964 and has contributed to the community and

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Fall United Way Campaign

Shannex’s fall United Way campaign has come to a close, and now the organization celebrates a great success. Far exceeding the initial fundraising goal of $35,000, Shannex’s team in the Halifax region raised more than $43,000 for this important cause through fundraisers including bake sales, Halloween events, lunches, draws and more. One such fundraiser was

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Grandmothers to Grandmothers

During the weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day, Parkland at the Lakes (PAL) launched a fundraiser to help support a wonderful cause. The clients and staff at PAL began selling jewelry (the Crystal Heart and Fairy Grandmother pins featured here) to raise money for Grandmothers to Grandmothers, a campaign started by the Stephen Lewis Foundation

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Parkland Saint John gets underway

August 29, 2013 – Saint John:  Joseph and Jason Shannon were joined by Premier Alward and Minister Dube to mark the beginning of construction of Shannex’s newest Parkland Retirement Living campus, Parkland Saint John, with an official sod turning. This new development along with an expansion of the Parkland Fredericton campus represents a $50 million

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Sod turning: Shannex expands Parkland Fredericton

August 28, 2013, Fredericton:  Joseph Shannon and Jason Shannon were joined by MLA Brian Macdonald, who attended on behalf of the provincial government, and Mayor Brad Woodside to mark the beginning of the expansion of the Parkland Fredericton campus, with an official sod turning. This expansion along with a new campus development in Saint John

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