Refuge worthy of a king

At one time, the American chestnut made up a full quarter of all trees in the mixed deciduous forests of eastern North America, conquering canopies from southern New England north into Ontario. The King of the Forest, they called it, not only for its commanding stature but also its chestnut bounties and fine lumber.   […]

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By Pat Healey   ELMSDALE: The first-ever Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging station was officially launched Monday, June 25, next to the Tim Hortons in the Elmsdale Shopping Centre. N.S. Power, Emera, and project partners including Kings-Hants Liberal MP Scott Brison and Hants East MLA Margaret Miller, the Minister of N.S. Natural Resources, gathered to celebrate […]

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Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Advocate Printing grows, acquires Transcontinental Inc. line of business

PICTOU  – Advocate Printing and Publishing Company Ltd.’s flagship facility in Pictou is expanding its production services after the company announced today that it bought most of Transcontinental’s Dartmouth-based printing business. Advocate, Atlantic Canada’s largest independent printing company, is growing with the acquisition of printing equipment from a 60,000 square-foot commercial printing facility, as well […]

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