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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Nearly 300 graduate from NSCC

It was a day of smiles and proud families last Thursday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre as nearly 300 graduates celebrated the culmination of hard work and dedication at the Nova Scotia Community College Pictou Campus graduation. As the ceremony began, the graduates and their musical escorts could be heard before they rounded the […]

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Raising the flag a shared honour

MOUNT WILLIAM — There was a sense of unity, honour and recognition in the air as the Grand Council Flag of the Mi’kmaq Nation climbed skyward on the flag pole outside of the Pictou County Wellness Centre last week. That feeling of togetherness issued forth from the remarks made prior to the flag raising in […]

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