Br. 16 president enjoys volunteering for Legion

PICTOU — Ten years of volunteering for Branch 16 of the Royal Canadian Legion has been rewarding for Janice Watters. She was recently elected for her third term as president of Branch 16 and feels she has grown in the role. Watters originally succeeded Violet Arbuckle as president in 2015 and remained president in 2016. […]

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Lest we forget: Fallen remembered during services

Thousands of Pictou County residents gathered on November 11 at cenotaphs and memorials to honour those who gave their lives for our freedom … In Sunny Brae, three more names were added to the cenotaph list and the unveiling of a new interpretive panel were among highlights of the annual Remembrance Day service. The weather […]

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PICTOU — Pipes of War — Vimy Ridge will be presented at the deCoste Centre on Sunday, April 9, the 100th anniversary of the World War One battle. The battle at Vimy Ridge in 1917 was a defining event for Canada, considered by many contemporaries and later scholars to be a significant event in Canada’s […]

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