Celebrating Ann MacLean

EDITOR’S NOTE: In recognition of the announcement that former New Glasgow mayor Ann MacLean will receive the Order of Nova Scotia, we are reposting this article that ran in March as part of The Advocate’s 125 Stories, 5 stories, 5 generations, 5 amazing women feature … A true visionary leader, Ann MacLean exemplifies what it...

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Karla MacFarlane feted for leadership

HALIFAX — The Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia has shown its love to Karla MacFarlane. Hundreds of Tories gathered Saturday at the Halifax Exhibition Centre to celebrate the outgoing party leader and highlight her contributions to the party during the 10 months she served as interim leader. In paying tribute to her friend, PC...

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Gift the gift of time

Skye Enfield-MacLean, and hundreds of local students just like her, is looking for a special gift this Christmas that cannot be bought in a store. She is looking for time; specifically, YOUR time. Skye is looking for a mentor. She, like many others in this community, is on a wait list with Big Brothers Big...

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This Is Adventure

Inspiration and motivation come from different places for different people: A movie, a book, a song, a memory. For Rich Brand, it comes from within and he’s doing his utmost to share it with as many people as he can. From a kayak. Alone. With nothing to keep him company except his thoughts of inspiring...

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