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Emotional journey

  The Casim family of Pictou had a long, emotional walk in their journey to Canada. The family walked again - by choice and under much...
Pictou Advocate Breaking News

MOU application dismissed

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board has dismissed the amalgamation application submitted by the towns of Stellarton, New Glasgow, Pictou and the Municipality...

NSCC Convocation 2016–Graduate awards

STELLARTON – In total, 323 graduates walked across the stage last Friday morning during the Nova Scotia Community College Pictou campus graduation ceremony. This year’s...

Skating his way to Disney

NEW GLASGOW – Rarefied air is what Brandon Bent is breathing these days. The local figure skater is on the cusp of joining Disney on...

All lined up

Frank MacFarlane, forefront, was among volunteers who are busy today lining the parking lot at the Hector Arena. The town is getting the project...

Mark Brennan art show in Tatamagouche

Contemporary Canadian wilderness artist Mark Brennan’s new exhibit, “Touching The Wild Within” opens on Canada Day at the Fraser Cultural Centre in Tatamagouche. In this...
Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Firefighters battle blaze in Stellarton

STELLARTON – Firefighters were on scene for approximately an hour at a house fire. The call came in around 10:30 a.m. according to Dwight Campbell,...

Bold new design for Advocate website

Today begins a new chapter in the history of The Advocate newspaper and it is one we are excited to share with our loyal...