Houston seeks more from budget

WESTVILLE – Opposition leader Tim Houston says he likes some things about the provincial budget. However, he says some things he was looking for are missing from the budget Finance Minister Karen Casey delivered on Tuesday. The Progressive Conservative Leader, who represents Pictou East in the Legislature, says the Liberal budget lacks vision and shows […]

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Big Dog run draws 140-plus

TRENTON — Dave MacLennan’s recent sub-2:40 marathon time has earned him special honours. Organizers of the 2018 Big Dog run felt there was no better opportunity to honour MacLennan’s marathon win in his age group at the Toronto International Marathon that coincides with Canadian and World Masters marathons than by presenting him with the Big […]

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LITTLE HARBOUR – Lowell MacDonald says he’s surprised but also appreciates being a subject of a new book on hockey cards. The former NHLer, who grew up in Thorburn and still spends his summers in Pictou County, learned that a chapter about him includes a picture of his Los Angeles Kings rookie hockey card from […]

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