Jim McKenna seeking Liberal nomination in Pictou Centre

Jim McKenna is looking to become the Nova Scotia Liberal Party’s candidate for Pictou Centre in the next provincial election. The New Glasgow resident has a long history of service to the community. He currently serves on the boards of the Pictou County Fuel Fund, the Pictou Academy Educational Foundation, and Pictou County Safe Harbour....

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Three county volunteers to receive Senate Medal

PLYMOUTH – Senator Michael L. MacDonald  will be presenting Senate 150 Medals to three long-time community volunteers from Pictou County this Saturday at an event in Plymouth. Receiving the medal will be Joanne Cumminger of New Glasgow, Anne Emmett of Pictou and Allan Murray of Stellarton. The Senate of Canada 150 Medal celebrates the 150th...

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Getting it Dunn

Pictou Centre showed its true colours Tuesday evening as incumbent MLA Pat Dunn of the Progressive Conservative Party held his seat in the riding. Dunn was pleased to welcome incumbent Pictou West and East MLAs back to the legislature with him as well. “I’m really pleased that all three of us from Pictou County are...

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County stays true blue

Pictou County stayed true to Progressive Conservative blue on Tuesday night in the 40th Provincial General Election. All of the Progressive Conservative incumbents in the ridings of Pictou East, Pictou Centre and Pictou West were resoundingly re-elected. Nova Scotians elected a Liberal majority government with 27 districts electing Liberals, 17 electing Progressive Conservatives and seven...

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Meet the candidates of Pictou Centre …

It’s election time in Nova Scotia and The Advocate gave each candidate an opportunity to touch on topics of local interest. Here are the three candidates from Pictou Centre … Jeff Davis Liberal Pictou Centre How will you/your party deal with the lack of physicians in rural areas of Nova Scotia, like Pictou County? Just...

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Election offers write-in option

NEW GLASGOW — A write-in program has become an option to encourage more Nova Scotians to vote. Every returning office set up for the campaign has a write-in ballot team ready to go where the voters are to exercise their franchise. The write-in ballot service is also practised at hospitals. Returning officer Lorne Smith noted...

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Pulse hosting candidate meet and greet series

Pulse Pictou County (“Pulse”) will be hosting a casual “MLA Candidate Meet & Greet Series” in advance of the upcoming provincial election. Separate events will be held for each riding and will occur on Tuesday, May 16, as well as Wednesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. each day. Pulse...

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