Mullinger taking laughs to Glasgow Square stage

James Mullinger immediately asked to return to Glasgow Square after his well-received show last year and he will do so on Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. The second stop on his “Almost Canadian Tour,” Mullinger is not only a comedian but also a father, editor, cover model in England and inspiration for the full length...

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FONS encourages public support of new campaign

The Friends of the Northumberland Strait have launched a new campaign to ensure the province sticks to its promise to close the Boat Harbour effluent treatment facility in January 2020. Last week, the group premiered a new video, Pictou Landing, and officially launched the Declaration of Support for the Closure of Boat Harbour on Schedule....

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Rough seas … the perfect storm

I can relate to the movie titled The Perfect Storm. Judith Reeves based this movie on her actual accounts. Ms. Reeves was based on a Japanese fishing boat and was monitoring the tuna catch some 275 kilometers off Nova Scotia on the night of Oct. 29 1991. Three weather systems came together on that night...

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Winter Jamboree Saturday

WESTVILLE – Five events are being featured on Saturday during the Winter Jamboree in Westville. Recreation spokesperson Clare Steele acknowledged the challenges that have prevented scheduling outdoor activities associated winter due to the uncertain weather conditions. Pancakes will be served for breakfast from 8 to11 a.m. at the civic building’s gym. A scavenger hunt has...

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From the North Shore to Maudie

No matter where he is working in the world, Guy Godfree always feels an attachment to his home. Godfree, originally from Pugwash, knew as soon as he read the script for the feature film Maudie, he wanted to work on it. And he did as the film’s cinematographer. “It just hit close to home in...

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Kong Skull Island fails to deliver

Kong Skull Island 4/10 I went into this movie with the highest of hopes. The all-star cast, the creature effects along with the superb writing team gave us the perfect elements for a blockbuster film that would hopefully spawn a franchise. The writing was abysmal. There were too many characters with hints of back story...

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First time for First Take

Editor’s Note: The Advocate is pleased to welcome a new blogger, Chris MacPherson, who is our movie reviewer. Logan 8.5/10 While from the same universe as the family friendly X-Men films, Logan sets a grisly tone from the start. This rated R movie is Hugh Jackman’s swansong with the Wolverine character that he’s owned since...

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