Wednesday, February 20, 2019


May slams pulp pipe process

PICTOU — An overflow crowd of well over 100 people jammed the Northumberland Fisheries Museum last Saturday to hear from federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May, who repeated her long-held view that no pipe should flow into the Northumberland Strait to discharge waste water from Northern Pulp. The gathering included the current Central Nova Green […]


Pictou Advocate sports

Murrin was on X’s best teams

Most of our communities, I would suggest, have their fair share of good people who earned the respect and admiration of others. Antigonish is no exception. That’s what came to mind last week when I learned of Ed Murrin’s passing at his home in the cathedral town. To simply say he was a favourite with […]

Scotians focus on playoffs

TRENTON – The Pictou County Scotians have trained their sights on the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League playoffs. Head coach Mike Stewart said the Scotians have moved past trying to climb the standings in the Sid Rowe Division as it became more likely they would finish in fourth place. The Scotians split their games last […]


A show for the ages

Pictou County’s own Eleganza Extravaganza is making its way back on stage with more sass, more laughs and more musical prowess than ever before with the third year of Jake and Shaun’s Big Gay Affair in Pictou County and Beyond. What started humbly has now made its way on tour across the province and further […]

#NowMoreThanEver Community Video 8

#NowMoreThanEver Community Video 7


Vaccinate ourselves against those who want to take our right away

To the Editor: A new group of Canadian doctors backed by the country’s main medical organizations is urging the government to ban and seize guns from federally licensed hunters, farmers, and sport shooters. Its leader compared new restrictions to a “preventive vaccine” against a disease.” Doctors should concern themselves more about how they increase patients’ […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. Prostate Cancer Support

    February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. In Joyful Song

    February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Community centre meeting

    February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Community Luncheon

    February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  5. Hedgeville Footpath Hike

    February 26 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  6. RTO meeting

    February 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  7. World Day of Prayer

    March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  8. Alpha program

    March 4 - May 6
  9. Aberdeen Hospital Auxiliary

    March 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  10. Banquet and Silent Auction

    March 7 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
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