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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Houston: We have no problem

WESTVILLE — Tim Houston has the overwhelming support of voters in Pictou East. The Progressive Conservative candidate garnered nearly 75 per cent of the votes to return as its MLA to help the party gain more strength in the legislature. An enthusiastic crowd joined him during a victory celebration at the Walter Duggan school gym...

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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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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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Many ways to cast your vote

To the Editor, This election, it is easier than ever to vote. There are many ways to cast your ballot and I urge you to exercise your right and make your voice heard in Halifax. First, as usual, you can cast your ballot on May 30th between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. If you aren’t sure...

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Seek change, but show up

If the large number of candidates running in the 2016 municipal election is anything to go by, it’s shaping up to be one heck of an election! Virtually every street corner boasts an abundance of election signs. The seemingly renewed interest in municipal politics comes on the heels of the failed attempt to reach a...

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Pints and Politics

Want to know more about what the municipal candidates are thinking? Plan to attend Pulse Pictou County’s Pints and Politics candidates’ forum in each community leading up to the municipal elections on October 15. All of the Pints and Politics events will run 7 to 9 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. “It’s all...

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