Parker re-offering for District 6

Robert Parker is re-offering to represent the residents of District 6, in the Municipality of the County of Pictou, in this fall’s municipal election. Parker has served on County Council since 2008 and was selected by his fellow councillors to serve as county warden for the last four years. The veteran councillor says, “I am...

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Chamber breakfast underway

Central Nova MP, who is Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance, is the guest speaker this morning at a breakfast hosted by the Pictou County Chamber. Fraser will discuss the government’s priorities in the leadup to the 2020 federal budget. The event is currently underway at the Holiday Inn Express in Stellarton. With Fraser...

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Past and future …

We’re now more than a week into 2018 and local political leaders are weighing in on what the past year has brought. They are also sharing their views on what they hope for this year … Sean Fraser Member of Parliament for Central Nova As Canada 150 draws to a close, it is an appropriate...

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Maple Cedar supporting Viola’s Place

One of Pictou’s newest restaurants is supporting Pictou County’s newest homeless shelter. Maple Cedar Restaurant  on East River Road New Glasgow, owned by Fred and Patricia Haddad, have generously offered to donate 15 per cent of their profits from today, Sept. 18 to Saturday Sept. 23, to Viola’s Place Society. Local celebrities/politicians will be showing...

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Learning ABCs of winterizing

LYONS BROOK – Now is the time to start thinking about how to prepare your plants and trees for the upcoming winter season. Robert Parker of West River Greenhouses attended the first Lunch and Learn session hosted by the Lyons Brook Women’s Institute recently to help guide people on how to keep their plants safe....

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MP talks local issues at meeting

NEW GLASGOW – Healthcare, highway twinning and small businesses were the focus of a discussion that took place Monday night at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. MP Sean Fraser hosted a Town Hall Community Consultation Session to get a feel for the issues constituents in Central Nova and in particular, Pictou County are experiencing. The...

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