Walk With a Doc draws crowd

CORRECTION:  This article originally listed the event as running every second Friday when, in fact, it will take place every second Saturday. It was standing room only as Sally O’Neill from Active Pictou County and Dr Brad MacDougall, from the Westville Clinic, addressed the 50 participants of the Walk With a Doc Pictou County kick-off. […]

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Rocking the Wellness Centre

Curling’s profile is about to get raised to a new level in Pictou County. The Pictou County Wellness Centre will host the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge event in November. Jim Nix, event co-chairman, said of Tuesday’s announcement, “This is massive. The event will feature 60 teams and involve two tiers.” He explained, […]

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Ready to rock and roar

The Pictou County Wellness Centre will host the  Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge event in November. The announcement was just made at the Wellness Centre by Kevin Martin, an Olympic, world and four-time Canadian champion and a member of the World Curling Hall of Fame, as well as event co-chairs Jim Nix and […]

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Tumbling down…

There is not much left now of the former John Brother MacDonald Stadium in New Glasgow. Demolition of the former rink began last week with the gutting of the inside and the removal of the external steel. The Stadium was once home to the Weeks Crushers before that team’s move to the Pictou County Wellness […]

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Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Cancellation notice

Due to the uncertainty of the weather over the next couple of days the Nova Scotia Health Authority Board of Directors’ We’re Here to Listen event scheduled for Wednesday, November 28 at the Pictou County Wellness Centre is being cancelled. The NSHA Board of Directors values its relationship with Pictou County residents and hopes to return […]

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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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