Monday, October 26, 2020

News

New board represents CHAD

CHAD Transit now has a newly appointed Board of Directors and Executive Committee following the non-profit’s recent annual general meeting.  John McDavid has stepped down from the Board of Directors as chair.      The Executive Committee is gender balanced, notes Danny MacGillivray, executive director CHAD Transit. Rosemary Hayter is the chair, Faus Johnson is the...

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Sports

MHL announces 40-game regular season for 2020-21

The Maritime Junior Hockey League’s Board of Governors have approved a modified 40-game schedule for the 2020-21 regular season during a meeting Wednesday night. “Thank you to the Board of Governors, MHL Executive, Return to Play Committee, and team staff for their work in getting us to a point where we can bring hockey back...

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Pictou Advocate sports

What Pictou County was like in 1954

I was a pretty excited teenager when the Evening News arrived at our home in New Glasgow on Oct. 21, 1954. Sixty-six years ago today. I flipped to the sports section and there, in front of my eyes, was a story about a high school rugby game the previous day between New Glasgow and Stellarton....

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Arts & Entertainment

LGBTQ+ Rights activist feted at book launch

NEW GLASGOW — Gerard Veldhoven says he feels fortunate to have been able to share his life experiences in print. The local activist officially launched his recently published book called A Passion for Equality: My Personal Journey, last Friday at Glasgow Square during an event hosted by the New Glasgow UNESCO Inclusive Communities Committee. George...

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Opinion

A collective will can help transform long-term care

To the Editor: Long-term care is under the microscope and in the spotlight, and the exactly where we in the sector want it and need it to be. The nursing homes, unions, and our provincial association have been unified yet unheard voices pleading for more investment and changes for many years. During this global pandemic,...

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