New Glasgow invites community participation in National Sweater Day

NEW GLASGOW – Each February, more than a million people across Canada turn down the heat and throw on their boldest sweaters to show support for taking action on climate change. National Sweater Day, led by the World Wildlife Federation Canada, strives to spark conversations about how individuals, business, and community groups can make meaningful […]

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Providing warmth for children this winter season

Becoming a part of some families’ holiday traditions, Coats for Kids is continuing in Pictou County for a 12th year. The idea was sparked a dozen years ago when Erin MacLeod saw a child leaving the Shepherds’ Lunch Room without a coat. The scene gave MacLeod the idea that it would be possible to collect […]

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United Way pulling the community together

The United Way of Pictou County will pull together the community this Saturday, September 24, for the third annual Pulling for Change event where participants pull a fire truck for as a fundraiser. The event brings together teams of 10 to pull the Alma Fire Department truck and compete to see who has the fastest […]

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