A letter to our advocate family and our community

An open letter from Sean and Crystal Murray

We care deeply about community.  In recent days, we’ve been inspired by the rise of community spirit as we collectively support our fellow citizens from a distance.  To:  Advocate Family & Our Community We care deeply about community.  In recent days, we’ve been inspired by the rise of community spirit as we collectively support our...

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Local women to benefit from Women On Fire

Proceeds from a local calendar intended to promote self-love will soon be awarded to young women trying to help their peers. Chelsea Sutherland, who created the Women On Fire calendar, donated $3,600 on Thursday, March 12 to high schools in the area for a nomination-based recognition award that will go to a graduating student who...

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Shirley Murray and family announce funding for deCoste, new library

PICTOU – A major funding announcement on Thursday helped to open the Pictou County Chamber awards gala at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre. Executive director Troy Greencorn introduced Advocate President and CEO Sean Murray and his mother Shirley Murray, who jointly announced the $400,000 funding commitment for proposed improvements to the centre and construction of...

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Panel going up

A welder from MacGregor Industrial Group does finishing work on the frame for a commemorative panel in tribute to the 20th anniversary of Women Alike AbreastARiver at Rotary Park in New Glasgow on Thursday. The panel was made possible from a combination of donors: Photography – Bob MacEachern, Vision Fire and Raven Media Design –...

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I’ve been doing next best thing

I’m pretty sure most English-speaking people are familiar with the well-used idiom that “you can’t go home again.” I’ve heard it many, many times in conversations, in speeches, on radio and television. I’ve read it many, many times in newspaper articles, magazines and books. There was even a novel written with that title back in...

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Advocate up and running after fire

Firefighters contain outbreak to shipping area PICTOU – Work at the Advocate Printing plant on Brown’s Point Road is getting back to normal this week after a major fire that damaged part of the plant on Sunday afternoon. While the damage could have been worse, those working for and associated with the Advocate are thankful that...

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Holiday baking contest

Love to bake treats for the holidays? Cookies, pies, loaves and more? Think your holiday baking stacks up against the best of the best? Want to share your favourite recipes with others? Look no further than here! One of our sister publications, East Coast Living, is running a holiday baking contest and is looking for...

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#NowMoreThanEver contest

It’s National Newspapers Week from October 1 to 7 and we’re asking you, our readers, to help us celebrate! Post a picture of yourself reading The Advocate to our social media sites, or your own sites and tag The Advocate, for a chance to win this fabulous basket filled with sweet treats, Advocate swag and...

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Saltscapes Joins Metro Guide Publishing creating the East Coast’s Foremost Magazine and Experience company.

“As a region we have been celebrating the best of Canada’s East Coast along with Saltscapes for more than 20 years.  Under the Direction of Jim and Linda Gourlay, Saltscapes has branded Eastern Canada through compelling content, story-telling, creative collaboration and signature events. Through their content and their consumer shows, they have compelled a generation...

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Kindness returned: Food for all

More than a year after landing in a new country and working to adjust and settle in, AbdulKadir Casim is hoping to share the same giving spirit that brought him and his family to Canada as refugees to those who might not know where their next meal will come from. Casim runs Alladin, a Syrian...

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