County stays true blue

Pictou County stayed true to Progressive Conservative blue on Tuesday night in the 40th Provincial General Election. All of the Progressive Conservative incumbents in the ridings of Pictou East, Pictou Centre and Pictou West were resoundingly re-elected. Nova Scotians elected a Liberal majority government with 27 districts electing Liberals, 17 electing Progressive Conservatives and seven […]

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Meet the candidates of Pictou West …

It’s election time in Nova Scotia and The Advocate gave each candidate an opportunity to touch on topics of local interest. Here are the three candidates from Pictou West … Karla MacFarlane| Pictou West Progressive Conservative How will you/your party deal with the lack pf physicians in rural areas of Nova Scotia, like Pictou County? […]

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NDP leader Burrill praises McNamara’s Pictou West bid

PICTOU — Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill welcomed Shawn McNamara to his mission to steer the province away from its focus on fiscal balance. Burrill was guest speaker after McNamara was officially named — to rousing applause — to contest the Pictou West constituency in the next provincial election on Sunday during a nominating […]

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