Hamid concerned over Sri Lanka attacks

NEW GLASGOW — A local resident formerly from Sri Lanka, who has lived in Canada for about 40 years, says he’s concerned over the violence that has struck his home country. Ross Hamid was commenting about the series of fatal attacks at churches and hotels on Easter Sunday that killed nearly 300 people. He was...

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Warm Hearts ready for family

The timeline is coming to a close for the Warm Hearts group as they wait for the refugee family they are sponsoring to arrive in Pictou County. Having spent the last four years in Turkey the family, originally from Iraq, is anxious as well and has been in contact with the group to say hello...

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County makes history

Many in the county may have never stepped foot in a mosque (also referred to as masjid in Arabic) or may not share their beliefs, but the Islamic Association of Nova Scotia (IANS) and its local members are welcoming everyone to their new space. Pictou County’s first mosque is being prepped and ready for the...

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