Thursday, August 16, 2018

Sports

Clark wins CAT 250 stock car race

ENFIELD — Cassius Clark was the cat to catch on Saturday at the Toromont CAT 250. But none of the 25 other competitors in the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour field could do that when the checkered flag flew. The victory at the CAT 250, before more than 3,000 fans at Scotia Speedworld under […]

Brian Affleck breaks golf course record

MOUNT WILLIAM — Brian Affleck is still basking in the glow of a course record he achieved recently while winning the Stanhope Open professional golf tournament. Affleck, the golf pro at the Eagles Chance driving range and par-3 facility, carded a 10-under-par 62 on the first day to eclipse the course record at Stanhope, P.E.I. […]

Video

Police work has gone to the dogs

In New Glasgow, there is one member of the police force that is particularly happy to go to work every day and is always more than ready to go. Bandit is a six-year-old German shepherd that works as the police K9 unit for the New Glasgow Regional Police Service. Const. Donnie Wadden is Bandit’s handler […]

Sweet time of the year

STELLARTON — Spring has finally sprung and along with the flowers that are starting to pop up, another sure sign of spring — Girl Guide cookies — is also blossoming. The vanilla and chocolate sandwich cookies are back again this year and the Brownies of Stellarton have been getting ready to sell all their sweet treats. […]

Wishing our Olympian luck

EDIT: extra video added to this post.See below. Stellarton resident Blayre Turnbull is off to the Olympics in South Korea on the women’s hockey team. The Advocate gathered well wishes from the county for our very own Olympian. FEB 8 UPDATE: Oh dear! in the scramble to assemble everything for our big feature it appears that […]

Opinion

Federal investments in mental health and in-home care will reduce strain on system

To the Editor: One of the challenging parts of serving as a federal representative in Nova Scotia is hearing the difficulty that so many constituents experience with our health care system, knowing that a separate level of government is responsible for the administration of health care under our Constitution. These stories become more frequent and […]

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