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Advocate Media reporter honoured with WomenActive-NS Media Trendsetter Award

ENFIELD — One of Advocate Media’s own, Patrick Healey, has been honoured for his dedication in covering female sports. Healey was recently awarded the WomenActive-NS Media Trendsetter Award. Nominated by Marni Tuttle, Healey’s nomination was said to stand above the rest because of his continued support of all athletes, regardless of gender. “Pat Healey’s politely […]

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The Stadium

For 70 years, the New Glasgow stadium stood as probably the most influential sports palace in northeastern Nova Scotia for thousands of Pictonians, particularly the youth of the town. For the stadium, as we knew it in the 50s, 60s and 70s, before it became the John Brother MacDonald Stadium, to honour the memory of […]

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Kaleb Clarke active with insulin pump

PICTOU — Diabetes interferes little with Kaleb Clarke’s active lifestyle and his involvement in sports. Clarke just turned 13 and has lived with diabetes for nearly two years. He is among young people being celebrated through November, Diabetes Awareness Month. The Canadian Diabetes Association estimates that one in three Canadians is already living with diabetes […]

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