#GreatBigLift a #GreatBigDeal

Darlene MacDonald had one thought on Friday morning as she watched the Ship Hector slowly be lifted out of Pictou Harbour: “Finally something positive is being done in order to improve what we have.” Friday was a #GreatBigDay in a #GreatBigWay. That’s the day the replica Ship Hector was lifted from the harbour into a...

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#GreatBigLift getting closer

The Pictou waterfront at the Hector Quay has changed its look daily since last week in preparation for the #GreatBigLift. The Hector, which was launched here on Sept. 16, 2000, is being lifted out of Pictou Harbour and placed on blocks in the quay yard to begin restoration. Darlene MacDonald, a director of the Ship...

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Ride for Cure draws strength from bikers

PICTOU — It was a rewarding day on Saturday for cyclists and motorbikers to raise funds and awareness for Type I diabetes. Twelve cyclists and 52 motorcycles were registered for the 2019 T1D Ride for a Cure that was based along the Pictou Waterfront. The event featured raffles, music, refreshments and a table displaying information...

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Annual bike show slated for Aug. 17

PICTOU — Plans are progressing for the second annual Pictou Motorcycle Show on August 17 along the waterfront on Caladh Avenue. The show raises funds for Wounded Warriors Canada and will feature a show and shine and swap meet. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the event runs until 3 p.m The event also includes...

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#NOPIPE Land & Sea Rally set for July 6

PICTOU – On Friday July 6, Pictou harbour will fill with fishing and pleasure boats and the Pictou waterfront with citizens gathered for the first major Nova Scotia #NOPIPE Land & Sea Rally in support of a healthy Northumberland Strait. “We cannot allow 70-90 million litres a day of pulp mill waste to enter the prime...

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