Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Marijuana, tobacco seized from Pictou residence

PICTOU – A quantity of marijuana and illegal tobacco was seized Tuesday, March 7, from a local residence. At approximately 4 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of the Pictou District RCMP, executed a search warrant at a residence on Haliburton Road, where the drugs and tobacco were found. […]

Continue Reading
Pictou Advocate community news banner

Operation Halfpenny uncovers conspiracy to import and traffic cocaine

DARTMOUTH – Nova Scotia RCMP made several arrests and laid multiple charges in relation to Operation Halfpenny, a 1.5-year international drug trafficking investigation with ties to Colombia. During the spring of 2015, information came to the RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime Unit. An investigation began in Cape Breton that uncovered a conspiracy to import […]

Continue Reading

IKEA to open collection point in McLellans Brook

Shopping at IKEA is now more convenient for Pictou County customers with the launch of five new Collection Points in Atlantic Canada, including one on Coalburn Road. Customers can now shop online at www.IKEA.ca for IKEA home furnishings and have them delivered to the Pictou County, Charlottetown, Fredericton or Sydney Collection Points for $59. Home […]

Continue Reading