Ready for the next step

There was lots of celebration at the Pictou County Wellness Centre last week as the Nova Scotia Community College Pictou Campus saw 282 graduates cross the stage to receive certificates and diplomas in different programs. Among the highlights of this year’s graduation ceremony included the presentation of an honorary diploma for the School of Business […]

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Pictou Advocate Obituaries


FRASER, James Dean, age 60, of Cedar St., Pictou passed away June 14, 2019 in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Pictou he was a son of the late Ron & Jean (Smith) Fraser. Dean was a former employee of Northern Pulp, retiring four years ago, after 37 years of service. He also enjoyed riding […]

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Dancing to her own tune

Competitions, feats of strength and talent along with repetitive use injuries are all pretty common in the sports world. They also make up part of the world of dance and competitive dance, something that some still don’t consider to be a sport. For those who still don’t see something as delicate and feminine as ballet […]

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