John Hamm honoured to receive life achievement award

John Hamm says he’s honoured to be this year’s recipient of the Pictou County Chamber of Commerce’s Advocate Life Achievement Award. The retired medical doctor and former Nova Scotia premier received the award Wednesday night as part of the chamber’s annual business achievement awards gala at the deCoste Centre. “I was totally surprised when I […]

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$5 million investment at St. FX aimed at spurring local economy

ANTIGONISH – A $5 million investment to help create the Mulroney Institute of Government at St. Francis Xavier University will help attract research and spur the local economy. Announced Wednesday, Oct. 26, by Finance and Treasury Board Minister Randy Delorey, on behalf of Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan, the institute will support research […]

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Young entrepreneurs give back with pop-up prom dress shop

For anyone who has ever experienced heart palpitations  at the idea of buying a prom dress, a soon-to-be-opened, catch-it-while-you-can pop-up shop may be for you. Operated by sisters Ally and Abby MacKenize, the Pictou County Pop Up Prom Shop will be open November 11 and 12 at 200 Provost Street on the premises of Abby’s […]

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