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Drake Caggiula enjoys break

PICTOU — It was a rare opportunity for Drake Caggiula to visit his grandparents in Pictou, and he’s glad he did. Caggiula plays left wing and is entering his third hockey season with the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers. His grandparents are Art and Gwen MacDonald. He accompanied other family members to Pictou for the celebration of […]

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Theatre Antigonish tackles sexual assault and revenge in This is for you, Anna

ANTIGONISH – Theatre Antigonish is once again tackling a difficult but contemporary social issue with its upcoming production titled This is for you, Anna. On stage for two nights only, February 9 and 10, the play is a haunting exploration of the issues surrounding sexual violence, revenge, feminism, and motherhood. First written in 1983, but […]

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Sean Murray named Printing Leader of the Year

TORONTO — Advocate is setting the bar high for other printing industries across the country. Sean Murray, president and CEO of Advocate Group of Companies, was named the 2017 Printing Leader of the Year at the Canadian Printing Awards. More than 200 people gathered last Thursday to celebrate some of the best printing projects and […]

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The Four Men singing at Tatamagouche United church on Saturday

Toronto-based quartet The Four Men are coming to Sharon United Church, Tatamagouche, to present a unique concert of music arranged for male voices. The Four Men perform songs ranging from wistful Maritime folk songs to inspirational ballads, from harmonic contemporary compositions to prayerful gospel backed by charming and nostalgic arrangements of chart-toppers from the 50s and […]

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Seton Cantata Choir set to “Burst Forth” in Celebration of the Human Spirit

Spring has arrived again and with it the upcoming season of choral offerings presented by Seton Cantata Choir. The 35-voice ensemble is rehearsing intensely for its two spring concerts, the first at St. James United Church in Antigonish on Saturday, May 27 at 3 p.m. and the second at the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts […]

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