Slap shots and stealing apples …

Just east of the wharf on Pictou Island lies the home of Edward and Mary Rankin. This large house displays the fine architectural talents of past Pictou Islanders. That house was constructed from lumber sawed and taken from the woods on Pictou Island by Laughlin Rankin. Laughlin was Edward’s father and he passed away in...

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Scotsburn enters deal to sell assets to Quebec co-op

The local dairy industry has turned another page. Scotsburn Co-operative Services Limited announced last week that it has entered into a binding agreement – subject to a vote of its shareholders – to sell nearly all its assets to Agropur Co-operative of Quebec. The board of directors of Scotsburn voted unanimously to recommend to its...

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