Halifax Convention Centre to host welcome weekend

Local residents curious to know more about the new Halifax Convention Centre can have their curiosity satisfied this weekend. The Halifax Convention Centre will host a welcome weekend open to the public January 12-14, providing an opportunity to tour the new facility. “We know our state-of-the-art facility will make Nova Scotians proud,” said Carrie Cussons, […]

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Gunning grabs three East Coast Music Award nominations

Pictou County’s own Dave Gunning has received three 2017 East Coast Music Awards nominations. Gunning is nominated for: Folk Recording of the Year, Lift; Songwriter of the Year as well as Fans’ Choice Entertainer of the Year. With a career spanning two decades, the folk-roots based singer/songwriter has earned multiple Canadian Folk Music Awards, a […]

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Congratulations to these winners

The Advocate extends congratulations to the following individuals who are our recent Winter Blast contest winners: Mary Wright of Caribou River, Clarice MacDonald of Saltsprings, Edna Fraser of SunnyBrae and Bill and Betty Langille of Scotsburn won tickets to attend Sunday afternoon’s performance of The Sanctified Brothers at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre in Pictou. […]

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