Allergy awareness group promoting teal pumpkins for Halloween

Since November 2005, the Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society has been raising the importance of recognizing, preventing and raising funds to aid those who are affected with anaphylactic allergies. This Halloween, the society is encouraging people to support the Teal Pumpkin Project©. Halloween can be a challenging time for children with food allergies. Here […]

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How sweet it is

We arrived at the office today to find this beautiful orange guest sitting on our doorstep with a note that read: “No Tricks, just treats. You got this pumpkin because we think you’re neat. Take this pumpkin (courtesy of Sobeys) and carve something sweet!” Thanks to Pulse Pictou County for the community-spirited gesture! We’ll carve […]

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Halloween safety tips from RCMP

The following article has been supplied by RCMP: With the excitement of Halloween, costumed kids sometimes forget their safety rules, which can make the evening dangerous as drivers navigate roads. However, there are a few things parents/guardians, children/teens and motorists can do to make sure everyone celebrates safely. Parents and Guardians: Know who your children […]

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MSVU Students’ Union Annual Haunted House to support Shelter Nova Scotia

HALIFAX – Looking for a bit of spooky fun while supporting a good cause? The Mount Saint Vincent University Students’ Union will be holding their annual Haunted House on Saturday, October 21st from 6 to 11pm in the Rosaria Student Centre on the Mount Saint Vincent University campus. This year the MSVU Haunted House will […]

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Tainted candy appears in Westville

Westville Police Service is investigating after an incident related to trick or treating on Halloween. On November 1, Westville Police were advised that a teenager from the county area was trick or treating in the Town of Westville on Halloween night. The following morning, the teen’s parent was sorting through and checking the treats when […]

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