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Meet the candidates of Pictou West …

It’s election time in Nova Scotia and The Advocate gave each candidate an opportunity to touch on topics of local interest. Here are the...

Election offers write-in option

NEW GLASGOW — A write-in program has become an option to encourage more Nova Scotians to vote. Every returning office set up for the campaign...
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Why I am running for MLA

To the Editor: A young man asked me last week what values I represent as a Liberal. I answered that I stand for the traditional liberal values...
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Job creation

To the Editor: We need more people working here in Pictou East and across this province.  When our friends and neighbours are working, we all do...
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Candidate cries foul over state of rural road

To the Editor: Walkerville Road residents are frustrated over a government department which does not seem to provide maintenance or undertake “infrastructure renewal”. There are deep...
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Make public library an election issue

The Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library Board asks users and supporters of public library services to show their support on the doorstep this election. The Library...
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Many ways to cast your vote

To the Editor, This election, it is easier than ever to vote. There are many ways to cast your ballot and I urge you to...
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On youth …

One of the keys to Nova Scotia’s future success is the investment in our future generations. We know that our kids need three things...

Councils awash in sea of new faces

(STAFF) – Saturday’s municipal election has resulted in a sea of newcomers to local councils. Only one municipal unit in Pictou County remains unchanged following...
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Sea of new faces in 2016 municipal election

Municipal government in Pictou County is filled with a sea of news faces for the next four years. Dan MacGillivray is the new mayor of...