Quilts of Valour presented

The operator of the Real Canadian Recreation eco-adventure park for other veterans in Lorne now has a Quilt of Valour. Tyson Bowen was presented the quilt recently by a group of local quilters, A 100-year-old barn on the property is in the process of being transformed into the park’s headquarters that will house 10-12 bunks...

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MacFarlane bringing back the blues

Karla MacFarlane enjoyed a landslide victory Tuesday in the 2017 provincial election, making sure Pictou West stayed true blue. The incumbent Progressive Conservative MLA received almost four times the number of votes of her nearest competitor. “I am thrilled to be back in,” she said when she learned she was victorious. “I take this position...

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County stays true blue

Pictou County stayed true to Progressive Conservative blue on Tuesday night in the 40th Provincial General Election. All of the Progressive Conservative incumbents in the ridings of Pictou East, Pictou Centre and Pictou West were resoundingly re-elected. Nova Scotians elected a Liberal majority government with 27 districts electing Liberals, 17 electing Progressive Conservatives and seven...

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