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Day of Mourning service Sunday

“Why are serious injuries and deaths that occur at a workplace treated differently than those occurring elsewhere?” asks Pictou County Injured Workers’ Association president Mary Lloyd. “An incident occurring outside the workplace results in police securing the scene and investigating to determine if foul play or criminal activity is involved. However, a workplace incident involves, […]

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The Riverfront Jubilee creates legacy event in memory of Carlton Munroe and a 19+ festival site

New Glasgow, NS – The Riverfront Jubilee board of directors is implementing new changes to this year’s event, including making the three-day festival a 19+ site, and introducing a new family and youth-centered event in honour of the festival’s late executive director, Carlton Munroe. The unanimous decision came after the board solicited feedback via survey […]

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SaltWire sues former newspaper chain owner over revenue ‘misrepresentation’

As reported by CBC: A major Atlantic Canadian newspaper chain says it was misled during a foundational purchase in 2017 — the same transaction that marked a major step in the development of the newspaper network. Halifax-based SaltWire Network — owners of the Chronicle Herald — announced Wednesday it had filed a lawsuit against Transcontinental Inc., the previous […]

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Basketball team wins U-18 gold

The Pictou County Lightning went undefeated to earn the Basketball Nova Scotia Under-18 Men’s AAA championship. Coached by Mark Stinson, Erik Nielsen and Kyle Fraser, the team defeated the Cumberland Classics 100-67, the Sou’West Bulldogs 88-70 and the Shelburne County Kings 99-88 at Prince Andrew High School in Dartmouth to advance to the final. Sunday’s […]

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Susan Marie MacDonald

Susan Marie MacDonald – 61, Dartmouth, passed away peacefully at home on April 7, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Mrs. Elsie Chisholm of Pictou. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Greg, her daughters, Rebecca (Bradley) MacDonald Bourgaize, Quebec; and Suzanne MacDonald, Halifax; and granddaughter, Laura Bourgaize – the apple […]

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Volunteers of the year

Each year, communities across Canada celebrate National Volunteer Week. National Volunteer Week 2019 takes place from April 7 to April 13. The primary purpose of this specially designated week is to thank and honour people who donate their time to help others by supporting the causes in which they believe. Volunteer Week also serves to reinforce the […]

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