Silent Witness group receives 100 Women Who Care award

PICTOU — The Pictou County Chapter of Silent Witness has a ready-made use for the funds it has received from 100 Women Who Care Pictou County. The local group received the funds at the most recent 100 Women Who Care event last Thursday at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre and plans to use the money...

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Food for thought

A discussion about food and cooking led Cathy Grant of New Leaf to realize that food is something some of the men in the program struggled with or needed some guidance on. After one of the men in the group shared his experience about not eating as well as he used to now that he...

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Breaking down barriers

Cathy Grant is breaking down barriers. She is a female in charge of a program for men who have been abusive to women. And coming from an Inuit and Mi’k maq heritage, she is also a minority. Grant is keenly intelligent and observant in a quiet and gentle way. She is calm, cool and collected...

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A new page on fundraising

WESTVILLE — New Leaf is cooking up a tasty fundraiser they’ve never tried before. In fact, it’s their first big fundraiser of any sort. The support group for men is working on publishing a cookbook, from men and for men, that will be launched on International Men’s Day on November 19. Summer student Sarah Toole...

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