Building skills

PICTOU LANDING FIRST NATION — Grade five and six students from Pictou Landing First Nation School had the chance to learn new skills and tackle a project most adults can say they have never done during an experiential learning program at the school. Students, accompanied by two professors from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax […]

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Eyes wide open

A natural disaster that happened almost 13 years ago in New Orleans, U.S., has left an indelible mark on an altruistic young lady. Rikki Stevens of Pictou would have only been a youngster living some 3,500 kilometres away from Katrina, in another country, when the disaster struck on August 29, 2005. She remembered the devastating […]

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Stars shine at East Coast Music Awards

Mo Kenney, Measha Brueggergosman, Rose Cousins, Kevin Davison, and Daniel Ledwell were among the winners at 2018 East Coast Music and Industry Awards celebration handed out Sunday. The list of winners is as follows: MUSIC AWARDS Blues Recording of the Year: Tie! Mike Biggar – Go All In and Matt Minglewood – Fly Like Desperados […]

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West Pictou students seek support in national contest

Time to get out the voting machine once again, Pictou County. This time, for West Pictou Consolidated School. Some students there have entered a Parks Canada online contest so their class can win a trip to national parks in Ontario. And they need our help to get there. Just visit http://www.myparkspass.com, click on Contests, look […]

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Halifax Convention Centre to host welcome weekend

Local residents curious to know more about the new Halifax Convention Centre can have their curiosity satisfied this weekend. The Halifax Convention Centre will host a welcome weekend open to the public January 12-14, providing an opportunity to tour the new facility. “We know our state-of-the-art facility will make Nova Scotians proud,” said Carrie Cussons, […]

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Collision claims the life of one and leaves four injured

ENFIELD – A motor vehicle collision on Highway 102 yesterday has claimed the life of one and has left four injured. Just after 3 p.m. Tuesday, RCMP, EHS and Halifax Regional Fire responded to a collision on Highway 102, between Exits 6 and 7. Initial investigation determined that a 2011 Toyota Corolla, that was travelling […]

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Ring in the new year at Government House

Nova Scotians are invited to attend the annual lieutenant-governor’s New Year’s Day Levee on Monday, Jan. 1, at Government House, Halifax. “Mrs. LeBlanc and I look forward to welcoming in the New Year with our fellow Nova Scotians for our first levee at Government House,” said Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc. “This is a wonderful opportunity […]

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