Coalition addressing suicide amps up

Concern for the lack of support for those dealing with mental illness is growing in Pictou County. A number of people joined Sue Marchand, Canadian Mental Health Association NS Communities Addressing Suicide Together Coalition program community capacity developer, at the New Glasgow Library recently to discuss re-building the local suicide coalition. The CAST program was […]

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Preliminary set for accused murderer Robert Jason MacKenzie

PICTOU –  A sigh of relief could be heard from the family of Nicole Campbell in Provincial Court on Tuesday as the dates for a preliminary inquiry were set. Robert Jason MacKenzie, 36, is charged with the second degree murder of 33-year-old Campbell, as well as two other indictable charges, theft of prescription drugs with […]

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Newcomers enjoying Canadian and Pictou County experience

NEW GLASGOW – Coming to Canada from a foreign land can be overwhelming and scary, but the AlMethyb and Casim families are taking it all in stride. Last year, Pictou County Safe Harbour and Communities Assisting Refugees Now worked  to raise funds to bring a refugee family to the area. Thanks to the support from […]

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