‘A Different Perspective’ art show

TRURO – Visual Voice Fine Art is showcasing A Different Perspective a solo art exhibit with new artworks by Bob Hainstock. Since graduating from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design 24 years ago, the artist has lived and maintained his studio on the southern edge of the province’s unique North Mountain, that 100 kilometre...

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Two impaired drivers arrested less than 10 minutes apart

Two impaired drivers were arrested in different areas of Pictou County just after midnight and within 10 minutes of each other. One was involved in a collision. On June 4 at 12:15 a.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of a vehicle travelling west in the east bound lane of Hwy. 104 in Sutherlands...

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Two women arrested for impaired driving

Pictou County District RCMP have arrested a 45 year old woman and a 46 year old woman for impaired driving during the weekend. On May 29th at approximately 8:45 p.m.,  Pictou District RCMP received a complaint of a possible impaired driver in Durham.  Police located the vehicle in Pictou and investigation at the scene resulted in the...

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Wildlife is moving in

To the Editor: Human activity during the past number of months has drastically changed due to the COVID-19 shut down with many staying home. Wildlife is moving in and are somewhat confused by the change in human activity. I recently spoke with a friend who lives in Mississauga and she told me of a wild...

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IGNITE receives Canie Award for Social Innovation for the Atlantic Region

IGNITE Labs, a leader in rural innovation and entrepreneurship, have been awarded the CANIE Award for Social Innovation for the Atlantic Region. This award, presented by the Innovators & Entrepreneurs Foundation, is presented to organizations who have achieved excellence and innovation in social impact. Since IGNITE began, the organization has strived to create a vibrant...

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Wellness Centre to remain closed

Many businesses will be opening up on Friday, but the The Pictou County Wellness Centre will continue to remain closed until further notice.  In light of recent announcements from the province regarding the easing of COVID-19 policies and procedures, Wellness Centre management is currently in the process of developing a return to business strategy, however...

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CORBETT, Theresa M.

Theresa Mae Corbett, 78, of Central Caribou passed away May 29th, 2020 in the Palliative Care unit of the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, with her granddaughter Amy Winters and her daughter Lillian Carr by her side.  She was predeceased by her parents, Jack and Mary (Walsh) MacPhee; her husband, Eli Corbett; sons, Jimmy and Shaun; […]

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Larger gathering numbers, more steps to reopen

Good news today regarding COVID-19: There were no new cases in the province. Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health for Nova Scotia, announced today a new gathering limit of 10 and more steps toward reopening the province. “Nova Scotians have done the hard work to flatten our curve and...

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CAMERON, Linda Jane

Cameron, Linda Jane, age 55, of Saltsprings, NS, passed away peacefully May 26, 2020 in the Palliative Care unit of the Aberdeen Hospital after a strong and courageous battle with glioblastoma. Linda was born to Freeman and Alma (Patriquin) Hiltz on April 15, 1965 and married the love of her life Keith Cameron on November […]

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How to make your home healthier during the Coronavirus crisis

By: Michelle Gilfoyle Now that we’re spending more time at home than ever before, it’s wise to assess the healthiness of your space. A healthy home can improve your physical and mental wellbeing, whether it’s a shared space, family home, or solo apartment. Here’s how to make your home healthier during the Coronavirus.  Get an...

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