Monday, August 10, 2020


Pictou Advocate sports

Persistence does pay off in this life

It was 61 years ago that I was hired by The Chronicle Herald. I had been writing sports for the Evening News in New Glasgow during my six years in high school and university. The provincial paper was on the verge of opening a news bureau in Pictou County and I was tagged for the […]

Pictou Advocate sports

Face masks, fantasy and a homeless team

The thermometer beside my desk was telling me the outdoor temperature was far too high and the indoor conditions were just as bad. The humidity, outside and inside, was beyond unbearable. My neighbours, still scared to death because of COVID-19, were doing what they’ve been doing for over four months — staying out of sight. […]

Arts & Entertainment

Radio play coming to life at Festival Antigonish

Festival Antigonish is working on a new digital project in response to the COVID-19 pandemic – An original radio play titled “Hector the Spectre steals the show”. Currently under production, and preparing to air in September is the original new radio play “Hector the Spectre steals the show”. The play will air as a six-part […]


community news

Pick up the phone, it’s your conscience ringing

By Angela Bowden Special to The Advocate Angela Bowden is a talented writer, poet and activist born and raised in New Glasgow. She is a freelance writer for the Nova Scotia Advocate. Angela delivered a TedxTalk in December 2019 where she bares her soul and encourages black women to begin the process of healing their […]

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