Community comes together for Kent Corbett

Saturday marked the first time that Kent Corbett had been out and about from the hospital in about five weeks. Surrounded by friends and family, he was humbled by the support of the community to which he tirelessly gives his time. With dozens of silent auction items and an entertainment lineup to keep folks dancing,...

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Redevelopment of North Cumberland Memorial Hospital moves ahead

Government is moving ahead with plans to replace the hospital in Pugwash. “We are investing in infrastructure for a healthier Nova Scotia,” said Premier Stephen McNeil today (April 11). “Building this modern facility will allow us to continue meeting the needs of the community for years to come.” As part of this phase of redevelopment...

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Women’s Institute stitches finger friends

For about five years, children at hospitals locally and in Halifax have been given a special gift to help them get through difficult or painful procedures. Small, hand knit finger puppets have been keeping the children company, thanks to the dedication and determination of the Womens Institute branches in Pictou County. The Womens Institute in...

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Care, when it’s needed

NEW GLASGOW – For 17 year old Caroline Wills, being able to receive her chemotherapy at the Aberdeen Hospital means she has more time for family, school and hanging out with friends. Caroline is 18 months into a two year intensive treatment protocol for ALL, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. “We were on our way to Halifax...

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