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That familiar smile is gone forever

I never met Heidi Stevenson, the RCMP officer who was one of the victims of the devastating murder rampage that shocked all of us two Sunday mornings ago. Members of my family and her family know each other, however. Our daughter Charlotte and Heidi’s husband Dean were among a group of friends who attended school...

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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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Collision claims the life of one and leaves four injured

ENFIELD – A motor vehicle collision on Highway 102 yesterday has claimed the life of one and has left four injured. Just after 3 p.m. Tuesday, RCMP, EHS and Halifax Regional Fire responded to a collision on Highway 102, between Exits 6 and 7. Initial investigation determined that a 2011 Toyota Corolla, that was travelling...

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Sobeys’ Big Red Chair’ity Auction raises more than $23,000 for local communities

STELLARTON – After a busy summer, Sobeys’ Big Red Chairs have found new homes and helped raise more than $23,000 for charities in communities across Atlantic Canada. To close out the #ChairShare campaign in celebration of Sobeys’ 110th anniversary and Canada’s 150th, all 83 Sobeys stores across Atlantic Canada held a Chair’ity auction to find...

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