Community shows its strength

When there is crisis or need, Pictou County really comes together. This was evidenced on May 9, 1992 when 26 miners perished in the Westray coal mine in a massive underground explosion. The blast that rocked this coal mining community — and the lives of virtually everyone in it — reverberated around the world as...

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Mental health crisis like life and death for sufferer

Imagine falling into a deep, dark hole you cannot climb out of; every breath draws you in deeper, every attempt at climbing out brings you further down. Feeling the weight of the dirt bringing you down as you try to just survive. This is what mental illness can feel like. Growing up with her parents...

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