Info sessions planned for forestry sector

Workers and business owners affected by the announced closure of Northern Pulp will have access to information that will help them make decisions about their future. Government is working with Service Canada and Nova Scotia Works to hold open houses for those who wish to access employment programs and services, whether they are currently unemployed...

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It was a time of change in 1959

Ever since my life and newspaper career went into extra innings, I’ve been uncovering reasons to be nostalgic. I’m sure you know the stuff I mean — anniversaries, milestones and long-lasting memories of journeys travelled. Well, I’ve got another. It was a cold December day 60 calendars ago, the time of year when Christmas trees...

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Group still trying to buy DSME site

TRENTON — Local resident Brad Murray says he remains hopeful that a group he is a part of can purchase the idle DSME plant. The group would convert the massive property into a venture if the province approves its offer. Murray would not share the group’s offering price for the property but said only a...

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By Pat Healey   ELMSDALE: The first-ever Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging station was officially launched Monday, June 25, next to the Tim Hortons in the Elmsdale Shopping Centre. N.S. Power, Emera, and project partners including Kings-Hants Liberal MP Scott Brison and Hants East MLA Margaret Miller, the Minister of N.S. Natural Resources, gathered to celebrate...

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Scotians win hockey title

The Pictou County Scotians are Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League champions. Riley Cameron scored three goals and Austin Donlevy added two others as the Scotians earned the league title on Friday with an 8-5 victory over the Liverpool Privateers at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Ethan Snell and Jared Livingstone got the other goals. The...

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Scotians, Privateers tied

The Pictou County Scotians hope to extend their playoff fortunes this weeked in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League. The Scotians opened the championship round with the Liverpool Privateers with a 6-3 victory on Saturday in Liverpool and had to settle for a 5-4 loss on Sunday in the second game at the Pictou County...

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