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Applications open Nov. 1 for second round of Forestry Innovation Fund

Applications for the second round of the Forestry Innovation Transition Trust will be accepted in November. Applications open Sunday, Nov. 1 and close Monday, Nov. 30. The $50-million fund was announced in February to continue to advance the transition and development of Nova Scotia’s forestry sector. Twenty-two applications were received in the first round. Those...

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MORIN, John Joseph

MORIN, John Joseph, Sunny Brae/Ontario – John Joseph Morin 56, of Sunny Brae and formerly of Ontario, passed away at home on October 23, 2020. Born January 26, 1964 in London, Ontario, he was a son of John and Vera (Bushell) Morin. John is survived by daughter, Ashley Brown; mother, Vera; sisters, Janice, Heather, grandsons, Jeremiah, […]

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No injuries following three-vehicle collision

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, at approximately 9:30 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Westville Road and George Shaw Way. The collision involved a 2019 Ford Ranger, 2019 Honda CRV and a 2009 Dodge Canavan. Damage to the Honda CRV...

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Found: one hover board

If you’re missing your hover board, police may be looking for you. A hover board has been found and Pictou District RCMP would like to return it to its owner. If this item is yours, call 902-485-4333. Photo shown is representative photo only....

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MHL releases 2020-21 regular season, Honda MHL Thank You Week schedule

NEW GLASGOW – The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) has released the 2020-21 regular season schedule. The action begins Friday, October 30th with four games to kick off Honda MHL Thank You Week. Honda Atlantic is the title sponsor of this special initiative. Specially designed “Thank You” jerseys will be worn during each team’s home...

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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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Celebrate Respiratory Therapists Week

There is no better time than Respiratory Therapy Week (October 25-31) for the Aberdeen Health Foundation to recognize and celebrate the commitment and dedication of the remarkable team at the Aberdeen Hospital. This year in particular has brought into focus the exceptional work of this diverse and critical group of specialists.   Throughout the COVID-19...

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Chamber moving to new location

The Pictou County Chamber of Commerce is moving to East River Road as part of the re-development of the old Evening News building. Jack Kyte, Chamber executive director, said the move offers some unique opportunities for the organization and Chamber members. East River Road brings together several economic development focused organizations in one location, including...

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