Fraser confirms gas tax funds

PICTOU – Local municipalities will receive nearly $4 million in extra, one-time federal gas tax revenues. Central Nova MP Sean Fraser confirmed the total amount of $3.8 million and what individual municipalities in the riding will receive during an announcement on Friday at the Municipality of Pictou County office. One-time top up in the federal […]

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Zenabis now licensed to sell cannabis oil

VANCOUVER – Zenabis Global Inc. (“Zenabis”) (TSXV: ZENA) announced today that it is now licensed to process and sell cannabis oil products in Canada. The license enables Zenabis to now sell cannabis oil produced at its Atholville, New Brunswick facility, one of the largest indoor cannabis growing facilities in Canada, where Zenabis was already processing […]

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Stellarton to cease rink operations

Stellarton will cease operations at the town’s memorial rink, but is giving a citizens group until February 2020 to come up with a plan to continue the rink’s functioning. The decision was made at Monday’s town council meeting, following a presentation by Darren Stroud speaking on behalf of The Stellarton Memorial Rink Citizens Group. An […]

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Trading in careers

STELLARTON — Pictou County is full of inspirational women to look to, come International Women’s Day and month. And at the Pictou Campus Nova Scotia Community College, some women are smashing stereotypes and stigmas and taking on jobs that may be seen as more traditionally male-dominated jobs. Women who enrol in trades may be few […]

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Stellarton’s MACKMariplex merges with Big Erics

HALIFAX – Big Erics Inc. announced today the acquisition of the Stellarton-based MACKMariplex. The merger of two companies allows Big Erics to continue to strengthen its offering as trusted partners both in end-to-end product and service-based solutions to commercial kitchen customers and discerning home chefs alike. “We are thrilled to welcome the MACKMariplex team to […]

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Watch us grow

STELLARTON — Cannabis production in Stellarton has officially begun. Zenabis Global Inc. CEO Andrew Grieve announced the facility’s official opening on Monday after receiving its Health Canada approval to cultivate and grow cannabis at the former electronics plant on Acadia Avenue. The 255,000 square-foot facility is the third for Zenabis and adds a design capacity […]

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