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Pick up the phone, it’s your conscience ringing

By Angela Bowden Special to The Advocate Angela Bowden is a talented writer, poet and activist born and raised in New Glasgow. She is a freelance writer for the Nova Scotia Advocate. Angela delivered a TedxTalk in December 2019 where she bares her soul and encourages black women to begin the process of healing their...

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Mom of man shot with nail gun wants incident considered hate crime

PICTOU — Exactly one month to the day that he was shot with an air compressed nail gun, Nhlanhla Dlamini, 21, stood up and, along with his family, held a peaceful protest in both Halifax and Pictou. Although Nhlanhla and his father were in Halifax, his mother, Stacy Dlamini, was at the protest at the...

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And they’re off …

Runners participating in the annual MORE run make their way through the Pictou roundabout this morning. Wet, rainy weather did not damped the enthusiasm of the event for participants or onlookers and supporters. (Goodwin photo)...

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MORE run draws crowd

PICTOU – Runners were greeted by windy, cool and partly cloudy weather today for the 2017 MORE run. The annual Marathon of Respect and Equality began at the visitor information centre near the new roundabout and featured its first stop in downtown Pictou. There, hundreds of students from school in Pictou filled the slope at...

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