Feds announce funding for the Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and Sexual Assault Services Association

ANTIGONISH – Gender-based violence — which is violence against people based on their gender expression, gender identity or perceived gender — is a preventable and significant barrier to gender equality, and it persists in Canada. It is increasingly important for our youth to learn about healthy relationships and ways to prevent gender-based violence, which has immediate […]

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Pictou Advocate sports

Murrin was on X’s best teams

Most of our communities, I would suggest, have their fair share of good people who earned the respect and admiration of others. Antigonish is no exception. That’s what came to mind last week when I learned of Ed Murrin’s passing at his home in the cathedral town. To simply say he was a favourite with […]

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All-wheels skatepark to be designed with a community focus

ANTIGONISH – After a competitive procurement process, New Line Skateparks has been awarded the contract to design Antigonish’s All Wheel Skatepark. All partners including the Town, County, StFX, Antigonish Skatepark Association, and New Line Skateparks are launching the design process by engaging the community in two public consultation sessions, the first of which is scheduled […]

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Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Day drinkers nabbed by RCMP

ANTIGONISH – Six daytime impaired drivers were arrested in eight days here. Nova Scotia RCMP’s Northeast Traffic Services has arrested six impaired drivers since January 19. Members of the Traffic Unit, which covers Antigonish, Pictou, and Guysborough Counties, have identified these drivers through a variety of methods, including traffic stops, check stops, and 911 calls from the […]

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