New Glasgow native to receive honorary doctorate from King’s

Accolades are pouring in for New Glasgow native Sherri Borden Colley. The CBC journalist will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of King’s College. “I am at a loss for words,” said the daughter of Ruth and the late Hugh (Sparky) Paris of New Glasgow. “I am so grateful to the University of Kings’s...

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Advocate Media reporter honoured with WomenActive-NS Media Trendsetter Award

ENFIELD — One of Advocate Media’s own, Patrick Healey, has been honoured for his dedication in covering female sports. Healey was recently awarded the WomenActive-NS Media Trendsetter Award. Nominated by Marni Tuttle, Healey’s nomination was said to stand above the rest because of his continued support of all athletes, regardless of gender. “Pat Healey’s politely...

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Colin White among inductees

HALIFAX — Colin White was quick to credit others for the hockey road that led him to his induction into the Nova Scotia Sport Heritage Hall of Fame. White was among five athletes, two builders and a team inducted last Friday in Halifax before a large crowd that included a strong contingent of current and...

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Special guest

CBC’s Ron MacLean of Hockey Night in Canada fame was a special guest this morning at the YMCA of Pictou County Birthday Bash and Peace Medal ceremony. With him are Jon Sim, left, and Aiden Greene. Read about it in this week’s edition of The Advocate....

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Bruce Rainnie an ideal choice

Being a person of habit, I spent last Thursday evening like many other evenings this winter. After supper, I took George and Gracie, my shih tzu pals, for their nightly sojourn outside. I made a couple personal phone calls, then settled in to watch the Toronto Maple Leafs once again blow a third-period lead and...

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