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Community telethons provide important support this time of year

Halifax – With the season of giving upon us, Eastlink is proud to support community fundraising efforts in communities across the Maritimes. Over the past two months, local telethons like the Pictou County Christmas Fund and the Hants County Christmas Angels Telethon have raised over $178K. “While we’re committed to supporting our communities year round, […]

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Y hosts Ron MacLean at 50th birthday bash: Peace Medals presented

It was a special time on Monday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre as Hockey Night in Canada’s Ron MacLean was welcomed to join the Pictou County YMCA’s 50th breakfast birthday bash. Peace awards were presented in three categories as part of YMCA Peace Week, while MacLean saluted those who contribute to communities while regaling […]

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County volunteers honoured by Molson

Three Pictou County residents were among the 1,500 in Canada honoured for their dedication to their community by Molson Canadian brewing company. The three — Brian Bowden, Courtney Malcolm and Lisa MacDonald — were honoured Monday afternoon at Glasgow Square with a reception and ceremony to present them with the awards. Brian Bowden was recognized […]

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Tax help

Community Volunteer Income Tax Clinic (by appointment only, call 902-755-6031 to register) – Regional Library Headquarters, above the New Glasgow Library, 1-4 p.m. The CVITP will be running each Thursday afternoon (and select Thursdays) until April 27 in this location. Volunteers trained by the Canada Revenue Agency will provide a free income tax return assistance […]

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