Replaying the past

The real-life story of a Nova Scotian icon is making its way to the deCoste Performing Arts Centre this week, telling the unbelievable story of Mona Parsons. The play has been touring Nova Scotia to teach more people about the story that brought Parsons halfway around the world enduring some of the worst of the […]

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Lessons in liberation

Hundreds of graves lined neatly in rows, shining and carefully decorated with flowers. It can be hard to describe the impact of some experiences in words but that is what two local teachers will be doing this coming year and likely for quite some time as they relay the powerful experiences they had while guests […]

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History lesson taught for African Heritage Month

NEW GLASGOW — A military unit that Crystal States learned included her late father was the topic of her keynote address last Friday that helped A.G. Baillie Memorial School commemorate African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia. States, who is regional educator for the Black Educators Association, referred to her father, Lloyd Arthur States, who was […]

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Lest we forget: Fallen remembered during services

Thousands of Pictou County residents gathered on November 11 at cenotaphs and memorials to honour those who gave their lives for our freedom … In Sunny Brae, three more names were added to the cenotaph list and the unveiling of a new interpretive panel were among highlights of the annual Remembrance Day service. The weather […]

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