Building skills

PICTOU LANDING FIRST NATION — Grade five and six students from Pictou Landing First Nation School had the chance to learn new skills and tackle a project most adults can say they have never done during an experiential learning program at the school. Students, accompanied by two professors from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax […]

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Bus accident in Lyons Brook

UPDATE: LYONS BROOK – No one was seriously hurt when a school bus transporting nine students left the road and partly overturned near West Pictou Consolidated School on Route 376 on Monday afternoon. Pictou RCMP Const. Ryan Murnahan said the crash occurred at about 3:30 p.m. when driver of the bus attempted a left turn […]

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St.FX first university in Canada to develop Service Learning, awarded $280,000 to expand program

ANTIGONISH – St. Francis Xavier University’s Service Learning program is the successful recipient of $280,000 over four years through the recent round of Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program. The funding will allow StFX to expand and build on its Immersion Service Learning program and existing partnership in Ghana. Specifically, it will allow the program […]

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WE Day Atlantic: changemakers leave feeling inspired, excited

HALIFAX — Inspired. Excited. Eager. That’s how thousands of energetic and screaming students were left feeling as they headed home from the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax on November 30 from WE Day Atlantic, which featured a vast array of guest speakers and A-plus musicians who spoke and performed. The celebration — held to recognize the […]

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NSCC principal lauds Sobey donation

STELLARTON — The principal of the Pictou Campus Nova Scotia Community College was over the moon with joy at the announcement of a multi-million dollar contribution to the community college. Donald R. Sobey Foundation, The Sobey Foundation, and Frank, Heather, Karl and Ann Sobey will collectively contribute $6.5 million to empower generations of Nova Scotia […]

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