UPDATE: Sobeys to lay off 800 office workers across country

Sobeys is cutting 800 office jobs as part of efforts to create one efficient national organization out of five regional operations. And according to The Chronicle Herald, 100 of those jobs are from the Stellarton head offices. Local reports about job losses have been ongoing for several months and the company confirmed the news today...

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MacKinnon values teamwork

TRENTON — Years of playing team sports and communicating sports’ value has led Melissa MacKinnon to her new post, she says. MacKinnon, who is originally from Trenton, was named the province’s associate deputy minister of communications last Thursday by Premier Stephen McNeil. “Playing for a team was really important,” she said. “Being around different people...

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And the candidates are …

Update: Nominations for the 2016 municipal election have officially closed. One candidate has withdrawn from the mayoral race in Trenton, Fergie MacKay. The following is a complete list of all the candidates for in each municipality and the office for which they are running:                     Nominations...

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