Thursday, January 23, 2020

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Premier shares Boat Harbour closure plans

HALIFAX – Premier Stephen McNeil reconfirmed Boat Harbour will officially close on January 31. However, he shared in a teleconference on Tuesday how the effluent pipe leading from Northern Pulp to the treatment facility will be flushed and cleaned so that it can be disconnected and removed by the end of April. “There will be...

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Sports

Weeks Major Midgets eye home stretch

The Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets are trying to close their regular season strong. Pictou County has a good chance to do so with a series of games against teams below them in the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League schedule. The list includes their 6-1 victory over the Cape Breton West Islanders last Saturday...

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Jr. A Crushers host South Shore

The MHL’s Pictou County Crushers will try to salvage one win in the last of their five straight home games when they host the South Shore Lumberjacks on Thursday starting at 7 p.m. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Crushers lost both their games on home ice last week by scores of 4-1 to...

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Arts & Entertainment

Hear the story behind the song …

When Bruce Guthro comes to town it’s almost like he’s coming home. Although he was born and raised in Cape Breton and has been calling Halifax home for the past two decades, Guthro holds a special place in the hearts of Pictou County residents. If for no other reason than his song Ivey’s Wall, which...

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Opinion

Home sweet home, Canada

My name is Alain Mpenzi. I was born in Congo in 1999. My family fled their home country in search for peace and reached Malawi. Life was hard then but fortunately my mum had her first-born twins my sister Aline and myself. Even though this was good news it was difficult because of the war....

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