PM stops at Coffee Bean

Archimedes Street was a wash of red last Tuesday afternoon as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stopped by a local coffee shop to support Central Nova Liberal candidate Sean Fraser. Although he was running late from earlier visits elsewhere in the province, Trudeau still made a coffee stop at The Coffee Bean to give a nod...

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There’s no shore like the North Shore

It’s easy to get swept up in the streaming craze with all the new shows coming out constantly on Netflix, Crave, Amazon Prime and more, but have you heard of Pictou County’s own streaming show? After much preparation and lots of hard work, Pictou County’s own talk-variety show debuted on Sept. 4 on www.youtube.com/northshorelivestream. The...

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Glen Haven Manor CCAs reflect on career choice

NEW GLASGOW — Continuing care assistant is a career that has become more in demand in recent years. With the population median age and the number of elderly citizens increasing with significance, as well as the needs in long term care changing and evolving, continuing care assistant is a career choice that is both sought...

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Operation Impact starts today

Today (Friday) marks the beginning of Operation Impact 2019, a national public awareness campaign aimed at making Canada’s roads the safest in the world. By promoting safe driving behaviours, police hope to help prevent collisions, save lives and reduce injuries on the roads. The focus will be on behaviours that put drivers, passengers and other...

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Opposing groups picket over abortion issue

NEW GLASGOW — Groups on opposite sides of the abortion issue gathered on each side of East River Road on Sunday. Ray Hodgson was among those picketing in opposition to abortion on behalf of National Life Chain. Life Chain invites churches to pray for 90 minutes and hold posters with approved pro-life messages on the...

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Opportunities created from a gift

Summer Street is putting on the glitz with what the fashion design industry calls a wedding and prom trunk sale on Saturday, Oct. 19. It is a gala event that actually begins Friday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. with a viewing, fashion show and cocktail hour but no purchases. The sale, with deeply discounted prices...

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Recovery team in East River

An RCMP underwater recovery team is in the East River today assisting the New Glasgow Regional Police. Const. Ken MacDonald said the RCMP are helping out with regard to a stabbing incident in New Glasgow on Sept. 27 that resulted in two victims being stabbed on Viola’s Way in downtown New Glasgow. Jordan McIntyre, 21,...

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Hundreds stirred by climate rally

NEW GLASGOW — Slogans like “The sea levels are rising; so are we!”shared verbally and on posters said it all as more than 200 people gathered for a climate change rally last Friday at Carmichael Park. Northumberland Regional High School student Keeley Shipley emceed the rally at the park’s gazebo and was among the many...

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Twenty-six hours, three stunting charges on Highway 104

Between September 25 and 27, Pictou District RCMP charged three drivers for stunting on Hwy 104 in Pictou County. On September 25 at noon, a 24-year-old man from New Glasgow was charged with stunting after he was seen driving a vehicle at 174 km/hr (64 km/hr above the posted speed limit). Another vehicle was seen travelling 148...

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Rally for climate change rally

Keeley Shipley leads a chant with the help of a megaphone ahead of a parade that followed a climate change rally that attracted more than 200 students and adults on Friday at Carmichael Park in New Glasgow. Read full story and see more coverage in the Oct. 2 edition of The Advocate.(Goodwin photo)...

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