Measuring what matters

What does quality of life mean for you? Tell Engage Nova Scotia. The Nova Scotia Quality of Life Initiative from Engage Nova Scotia is collecting data to improve your quality of life. You just have to participate. Over the next few days, some 80,000 Nova Scotians will find an envelope containing the invitation to participate...

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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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Pictou County 2020: BOLD – Next Conversation to be held at NSCC March 7

STELLARTON — More than 225 people gathered in October 2014 to join in a conversation called Pictou County 2020. The event, inspired by the One Nova Scotia Report, had a purpose of continuing to build a culture of success and positivity in this community. That first event culminated in a vision statement for Pictou County:...

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Silent Witness group receives 100 Women Who Care award

PICTOU — The Pictou County Chapter of Silent Witness has a ready-made use for the funds it has received from 100 Women Who Care Pictou County. The local group received the funds at the most recent 100 Women Who Care event last Thursday at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre and plans to use the money...

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Pictou: Our Town, Our Story to grace deCoste stage again this summer

During Canada’s 150th celebration in 2017, the deCoste Performing Arts Centre created and staged the original musical theatre production of Pictou: Our Town, Our Story. They are pleased to bring back the popular stage show again this year, refreshed with script updates and several new songs, for four performances, as part of the Festival of...

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County trails get funding from Sobey Foundation

STELLARTON – Pictou County’s trail system has received new funding and a new name. Trans-Canada Trail announced a $400,000 gift from the Sobey Foundation on Friday to finish connecting sections of what is being called the Great Trail in Pictou County. The project will bring Nova Scotia closer to completing its portion of the Trans-Canada...

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