Rocking the Wellness Centre

Curling’s profile is about to get raised to a new level in Pictou County. The Pictou County Wellness Centre will host the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge event in November. Jim Nix, event co-chairman, said of Tuesday’s announcement, “This is massive. The event will feature 60 teams and involve two tiers.” He explained,...

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Brian Burke to be keynote speaker at reception

The Weeks Crushers Jr A Hockey Club, in partnership with the Pictou County Wellness Centre, are bringing one of hockey’s biggest personalities to town. Brian Burke will be the keynote speaker for a reception and dinner on September 18. As part of the evening, the Crushers will unveil their team captains for the 2018/19 season....

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A day for books and an icon lost

You never know what a new day might bring. As I crawled out of bed on Tuesday morning of last week, still groggy from another late night of baseball and hockey, I had no idea how the day would unfold. Sure, it would start with the usual routine: Walk the dogs, have toast and coffee,...

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