Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Advocate Printing grows, acquires Transcontinental Inc. line of business

PICTOU  – Advocate Printing and Publishing Company Ltd.’s flagship facility in Pictou is expanding its production services after the company announced today that it bought most of Transcontinental’s Dartmouth-based printing business. Advocate, Atlantic Canada’s largest independent printing company, is growing with the acquisition of printing equipment from a 60,000 square-foot commercial printing facility, as well […]

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JUBILEE: The Motorleague motoring to Jube stage

The Motorleague is heading back on the road supporting their third full-length album Holding Patterns, and is taking their show to the Jube stage Friday night. The band has recently announced the reissue of their 2009 ECMA winning debut album Black Noise. The LP has been re-mixed and re-mastered by Steve Rizun (who produced Acknowledge, […]

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Pictou Advocate Breaking News

StFX community “disappointed” federal gov’t deems campus sustainability project not a priority

ANTIGONISH – St. Francis Xavier University has been notified that the federal government will be announcing the projects that will be awarded financial support from their Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) in the days ahead. But the federal government will not be providing any funding to the university. “The StFX community is deeply disappointed to […]

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Northumberland Ferries and Transport Canada need to answer queries

To the Editor: It is increasingly obvious there is mismanagement in both Northumberland Ferries Ltd. (NFL) and at Transport Canada (TC) for the Wood Islands/Caribou essential and important service. Both NFL and TC need to be held accountable for this quandary. Many questions arise that Canadian taxpayers should have answers to: Why was the Hon. […]

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