County makes history

Many in the county may have never stepped foot in a mosque (also referred to as masjid in Arabic) or may not share their beliefs, but the Islamic Association of Nova Scotia (IANS) and its local members are welcoming everyone to their new space. Pictou County’s first mosque is being prepped and ready for the […]

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Spotlight on white canes

As the old saying goes, it’s not polite to stare. The group Visually Impaired Pictou County and member Julie Martin is hoping to bring some awareness of those who use canes because of low or total vision loss. The group meets in the New Glasgow Library on the last Friday of every month upstairs, which […]

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Paul talks Boat Harbour, Northern Pulp

Pictou Landing First Nation Chief Andrea Paul was thrilled with the support and crowd during the community’s celebration countdown marking one year until the closure of Boat Harbour. “The feeling of today was definitely one of empowerment,” said Paul. “When we are able to do events like this it is also healing.” Paul spoke afterwards […]

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The beginning of the end

Drums, celebration, dancing and tears filled Pictou Landing First Nation on Thursday morning as the community and its supporters celebrated the one-year mark until the Boat Harbour treatment plant will be closed. Students from the Pictou Landing First Nation Elementary School shared their thoughts about Boat Harbour during the celebration and why they are excited […]

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Countdown begins

The Pictou Landing First Nation gym was packed full of community members and supporters this morning to celebrate the official one year countdown date to the closing of the Northern Pulp Boat Harbor Treatment Plant. Red shirts speckled the crowd as people collected and put on the T-shirts that read “honour the Boat Harbour Act” […]

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