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Municipal Election results

The results are in! Pictou County voted and the results have been released. See below for results for your municipality: Municipality of Pictou County DISTRICT 3 Robbie MACINNIS 171Darla MACKEIL 579Spoiled 5Declined 3Total 758 DISTRICT 6 Robert G PARKER 558Erinn WRIGHT 249Total 807 DISTRICT 8 Peter BAIRD 270Larry TURNER 385Spoiled 3Declined 2Total 660 DISTRICT 10...

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Pettipas running for council, says transparency is needed

Lifetime Pictou resident Kevin Pettipas has decided to run for town council. “I am about change,” he says. “We need transparency and accountability in our town. We also need to attract business to town. With the way the province and country is at the moment we are all going to be fighting for our towns...

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Slowik running for town council in New Glasgow’s Ward 3

New Glasgow’s Michael Slowik is throwing his hat into the political arena and running for town council. The 31-year-old resident of Ward 3 says, “I think our government should work for us. I think we need to look forward, we need to innovate, and we need to work together to make New Glasgow live up...

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MacKinnon offering experience and new approaches in run for council

Clarrie MacKinnon has announced he is seeking re-election to Westville Town Council. “As a retired person, I have the time to commit many hours of every week to serving the residents of my hometown,” says the candidate. This is MacKinnon’s 11th time seeking public office at all three levels of government. “The primary strengths I...

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Paquet offering to serve as councillor in Pictou

Kenny Paquet is looking to represent Pictou Town Council in the upcoming municipal election. “I have been a resident of Pictou all my life as I was born and raised in our beautiful town. Furthermore, I am looking to put my roots down even more and run for a position as councillor.” He notes, “I’ve...

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Alec Dove re-offering for Trenton Council

Alec Dove is re-offering as councillor for Trenton. He brings 12 years (three terms) of experience to council. Dove moved to Trenton in 1992 and has raised his family in this community. He retired in 2019 from the Trenton Generating Station, where he worked as a leading power plant technician (chemical) and is actively involved...

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MacInnis throws hat into political ring

Well known piper Robbie MacInnis is trying his hand at something new: he’s thrown his hat into the political ring for District 3 in the upcoming municipal election. District 3 includes the areas surrounding the Town of Pictou including Bayview, Three Brooks, Caribou River and Caribou Island as well as parts of Toney River and...

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LeBlanc seeking second term on Pictou Council

Nadine LeBlanc is re-offering as a candidate for Pictou Town Council. Born and raised in Pictou, LeBlanc is a graduate of Pictou Academy and later graduated with a B.Ed from the Nova Scotia Teacher’s College. Currently, she resides with her children, Ben and Sadie, and is teaching Grade Primary at Pictou Landing First Nation Elementary...

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Daley running for council in Ward 3

Elizabeth Daley is running for New Glasgow Council seeking a seat as councillor for Ward 3. “I moved to New Glasgow in 1995 and have lived on the Westside since my arrival; I’m on my third residence…but still on the Westside,” she laughs. Since she arrived, Daley has worked at three different financial institutions —...

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Parkinson throws hat into ring in Ward 2

New Glasgow’s Jessie Parkinson is running for town council to represent Ward 2. A graduate of the University of Montreal and Dalhousie Law School, Parkinson practised criminal, personal injury and family law for 28 years in Vancouver before returning home to New Glasgow in 1999. In 2005, Parkinson helped establish an office for Pictou County...

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