Blinkhorn putting Pictou County first with new technology

Sherry Blinkhorn is blazing a trail once again, this time with new technology that she says is a first in Pictou County. Virtual Reality Tours is a new tool she has acquired for her company, Blinkhorn Real Estate Ltd. “We’re always trying to stay on the cutting edge of changes in technology,” Blinkhorn said. “We’re...

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New program helps Nova Scotians purchase their first home

Nova Scotians working to save for a down payment for their first home could soon get an interest-free loan from Housing Nova Scotia to make their dream come true. The provincial and federal governments are investing $1.3 million to fund a new one-year Down Payment Assistance Program. “Saving up for a down payment remains one...

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Former Canadian Tire exec at helm of Empire

STELLARTON – The former CEO of Canadian Tire is now at the helm of Empire Company Limited. Empire’s board of directors has announced the appointment of Michael Medline as president & CEO of Empire Company Limited (Empire) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Sobeys Inc. Medline will also serve on the Board of Directors of Empire. “Michael...

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Local company continues to grow

A local residential landlord is defying the local industry odds. Despite an overall soft rental and real estate market in Pictou County and Nova Scotia, Pictou County’s Twin Rivers Properties continues to grow and will soon be the fourth largest land lease community and apartment owner in the province. Twin Rivers co-owner Blair van Veld...

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