CIBC Run for the Cure surpasses last year’s total

TRENTON – A sea of pink flooded Trenton Park on Sunday for the fourth annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure in Pictou County. The event surpassed last year’s total of funds raised by more than $2,000 with a total of $37,029.91 raised by the 285 participants, which were also up from […]

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New nursing staff coming to Pictou County

New Glasgow, Westville and Stellarton are among the areas that will getting new nurse practitioners and family practice nurses. According to the Nova Scotia Health Authority, this means 2,400 more patients combined in these communities will be able to join a collaborative health team. The province is giving Nova Scotia Health Authority an extra $3.6 […]

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Funding landed for health app

NEW GLASGOW – Health QR CEO Patti Ryan says she’s elated with the financial boost the company is receiving for its application from Innovacorp. The Halifax-based digital medication management start-up announced Innovacorp’s investment of $250,000 in the company. “The investment from Innovacorp will take us to the next level,” said Ryan, who is based in […]

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Health building investigated for poor air quality

After some complaints to the Nova Scotia Health Authority, some renovations and extensive cleaning is happening to the mental health and addiction services building located just off East River Road. The problem was discovered when staff began issuing complaints’ of the air quality in the building causing them health problems. “There have been concerns from […]

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