Pulling together

The rainy weather on Saturday morning didn’t stop Pictou County from pulling together — literally — as the United Way Pulling for Change event started up after a half hour delay. With 11 teams registering for this year’s event, participation may have been slightly down but the soggy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of participants […]

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Tire building project extended at Michelin in Granton

GRANTON – Good news for Pictou County from Michelin: Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. today announced an additional two years of tire building at its Granton plant to meet consumer demand for winter products. Initially, the MICHELIN® Latitude® X-Ice® Xi2™ winter tire project was announced in March 2016 for a period of two years; it […]

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Came for the opportunity, stayed for the people

To the Editor: Later this summer, Michelin will celebrate 45-years of tire building at our Granton and Bridgewater sites, which built the very first Michelin tires in North America for North American drivers. In the early ’70s, Michelin arrived to set up its manufacturing sites in Nova Scotia and we were made to feel instantly […]

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