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Honouring our Community

The gymnasium in Pictou Landing First Nation was a place of celebration on Saturday as people gathered for the 27th annual PLFN Mawio’mi. The events brought dancers, drummers, vendors and spectators together from Pictou Landing First Nation and communities as far as Maine and Quebec. Despite the rain and the move indoors, co-lead organizer Haley […]

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Sobeys Inc. ranked top grocer in Canada

STELLARTON – Today, Sobeys Inc. was named one of the most-admired companies in Canada and number one in the groceries–convenience sector, according to the 2018 Leger Corporate Reputation Study. Leger, Canada’s largest polling and research firm, surveys companies with presence in all Canadian regions as part of the Canadian ranking. This year’s study marks the […]

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Walser Petes’ assistant coach

The Petes announced Walser’s arrival last week. He will serve as the third coach on the bench when the season begins on September 21. Walser played 19 seasons of professional hockey between the NHL (Columbus), AHL (Syracuse, Saint John, Albany, Toronto), ECHL (Johnstown), KHL (Chekhov), Swiss-A (Rapperswil-Jona), DEL (Berlin Polar Bears), and was most recently […]

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Scotsburn enters deal to sell assets to Quebec co-op

The local dairy industry has turned another page. Scotsburn Co-operative Services Limited announced last week that it has entered into a binding agreement – subject to a vote of its shareholders – to sell nearly all its assets to Agropur Co-operative of Quebec. The board of directors of Scotsburn voted unanimously to recommend to its […]

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