Oh, baby!

It’s time to introduce your precious bundle of joy to the world – or at least, to Pictou County! The Advocate is once again planning to run its popular Babies of 2017 feature and it will appear in the January 17 edition. Contact marjorie@pictouadvocate.com for full details....

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Congratulations to NSCC class of 2017

To the Editor: It takes a community. After 18 convocations — in communities from Cumberland to Yarmouth to Sydney — I have had the honour of congratulating our 2017 graduates as they complete one chapter and enter another. This year, more than 4,500 individuals, each with their own story to tell, are now able to...

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Election offers write-in option

NEW GLASGOW — A write-in program has become an option to encourage more Nova Scotians to vote. Every returning office set up for the campaign has a write-in ballot team ready to go where the voters are to exercise their franchise. The write-in ballot service is also practised at hospitals. Returning officer Lorne Smith noted...

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Pulse hosting candidate meet and greet series

Pulse Pictou County (“Pulse”) will be hosting a casual “MLA Candidate Meet & Greet Series” in advance of the upcoming provincial election. Separate events will be held for each riding and will occur on Tuesday, May 16, as well as Wednesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. each day. Pulse...

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