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Local groups receive gov’t grants to improve accessibility

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County is among several groups across the county and province to receive provincial government grant money to improve accessibility. Community groups and municipalities across the province are investing in capital improvements to improve accessibility at community and municipal facilities. Municipal Affairs Minister Chuck Porter, on behalf of Communities, Culture […]

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‘Big’ move planned

This fall will bring a fresh start filled with infinite possibilities for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County. The local non-profit agency will be moving into its new location in about six weeks’ time, after purchasing a house in New Glasgow and turning it into a spectacular two-storey office space. And the agency’s executive […]

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Rockin’ and bowlin’

From left: Mary Francis Galvin, left, project co-ordinator for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County, accepts a donation from Devon Chisholm on Tuesday at Heather Bowling Lanes during a special bowling and donation challenge featuring East Coast FM’s Ann MacGregor and Alex Theriault leading to the Rock n’ Bowl and Bowl for Kids Sake […]

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BIG donation

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County was recently boosted with the donation of $1,375 from Investors Group. The funds were made possible because IG provides financial support to non-profit organizations in which the spouses of their consultants are involved. In this case, Investors Group consultant Mike MacKean, left, received the funding on behalf of […]

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