Locals represented at Nova Scotia Music Week

Pictou County will be represented at the Nova Scotia Music Awards in Truro. Gabrielle Papillon, who has family in the area, has four nominations. Others include: Wayne Nicholson for Blues Recording of the Year,  Alert The Medic and The Stanfields for Rock Recording of the Year, The Stanfields for Group Recording of the Year and...

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Food for thought

A discussion about food and cooking led Cathy Grant of New Leaf to realize that food is something some of the men in the program struggled with or needed some guidance on. After one of the men in the group shared his experience about not eating as well as he used to now that he...

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A new page on fundraising

WESTVILLE — New Leaf is cooking up a tasty fundraiser they’ve never tried before. In fact, it’s their first big fundraiser of any sort. The support group for men is working on publishing a cookbook, from men and for men, that will be launched on International Men’s Day on November 19. Summer student Sarah Toole...

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Gunning grabs three East Coast Music Award nominations

Pictou County’s own Dave Gunning has received three 2017 East Coast Music Awards nominations. Gunning is nominated for: Folk Recording of the Year, Lift; Songwriter of the Year as well as Fans’ Choice Entertainer of the Year. With a career spanning two decades, the folk-roots based singer/songwriter has earned multiple Canadian Folk Music Awards, a...

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