Women’s Worlds cancelled

The Pictou County Wellness Centre is prepared to host the German women’s national ice hockey team next year, COO Greg Smith says. Smith was responding to the International Ice Hockey Federation’s news release that it was cancelling the women’s world championship this year due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 and would allow...

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CANCELLED: Tickets now on sale for Team Germany games at Pictou County Wellness Centre

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED WESTVILLE ROAD – A National Women’s Hockey Team will be hosting two games in Pictou County this month in preparation for the IIHF Women’s Women’s World Championships. Team Germany will host the University of New Brunswick’s female AUS team on Wednesday, March 25 at 7 p.m. and St. Thomas University...

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United to make a difference for cancer… One dreamer at a time

NEW GLASGOW — Relay for Life has its Dream Team, again. Ten members of the local community have agreed to combine their efforts to raise an extraordinary amount of funds for the 15th Relay for Life scheduled for June 6 at the North Nova Education Centre. The last time a Dream Team was formed in...

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Female National Hockey Team setting up camp in Pictou County

Team Germany to experience Pictou County hospitality Pictou County will host a National Women’s Hockey team before the World Championships in April. Team Germany will be spending the week of March 23 to 29 here as it prepares for the 2020 IIHF Women’s World Championship. This is an annual tournament consisting of the world’s top...

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Joey MacDonald guest of bantam hockey players

ABERCRMBIE – Hard work is as important as talent to succeed in hockey, Joey MacDonald says. The former NHL goaltender was guest speaker last Thursday at a banquet for members of the Pictou County Bantam Crushers who participated in the 2020 Pictou County Memorial Bantam AA and Bantam AA Hockey tournament played last weekend at...

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Lucky winner!

If the person circled in this photo is you, congratulations! You’ve just won two tickets to a Weeks Crushers home game at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Next game is Thursday at 7 p.m. against the Grand Falls Rapids. Contact our office on George Street to find out how to get your tickets....

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Face in the Crowd

If the person circled in this photo is you, then congratulations! You’re the winner of a pair of tickets to any Weeks Crushers home game at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Each week, The Advocate shares a photos of a ‘Face in the Crowd’ and picks a winner. This week, the Crushers play the Blizzard...

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Ticket winner

If the person circled in this photo is you, congratulations! You’ve just won two tickets to any Crushers home game at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Contact our office on George Street, Pictou, for details on how to get your tickets....

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Local curling clubs receive donations from Pinty’s Grand Slam

Local curling clubs saw a huge boost to their operations with a cash donation to each club. The funds are as a result of their volunteer help at the Pinty’s Grand Slam Curling event held in November at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Representatives from the Westville Curling Club, Stellar Curling Club in Stellarton, New...

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Newly created endowment fund will aid YMCA

A newly created endowment fund will assist the YMCA of Pictou County. Citizens for a Healthy Pictou County, the group responsible for initiating the $37 million Pictou County Wellness Centre project, and subsequently the successful fundraising campaign, are creating, in co-operation with the YMCA of Pictou County, the fund to assist the Y to offer...

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