Most memorable Christmas gifts …

“Maybe Christmas, he thought… doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps…means a little bit more!” –The Grinch. ^ What about those Christmas gifts that don’t come tied up in bow? Discussing our ‘theme’ for this year’s Christmas edition of The Advocate, we settled on focusing on something more than the brightly coloured boxes sitting […]

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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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NDP says it will reverse cuts to Pictou County nursing homes

NEW GLASGOW – NDP Leader Gary Burrill will make a platform announcement this afternoon at a nomination meeting here. Burrill will announce that an NDP government will reverse Stephen McNeil’s cuts to nursing homes in Pictou County and across the Strait region. Burrill is in Pictou County for the nomination of Deborah Stiles in Pictou […]

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