Ready for Relay

Pictou County’s Relay for Life event is ready to kick off in a big way this year with a venue change. After rain and high winds prompted the event at Glasgow Square to end early last year, committee members have found a spot with an indoor relocation as an option because of weather. North Nova...

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Paddles up for Italy

The weather on Saturday may not have been the best but the Maritime Dragons were ready to go and out on the East River practising twice that day for their big trip to Italy. A group of breast cancer survivors from Pictou County’s dragon boat team and a team from Saint John, NB, are preparing...

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Road to Relay: Cancer survivor looks forward to weekend event

Cathy Cotter has been through the fire and came out other side. And through it all she never lost her sense of humour, her bright smile or her desire to help others. The Trenton woman was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003. At the time, she was a busy mom of two — John and...

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Relay getting ready

June 3 will be a big weekend in Pictou County as the community flocks to Glasgow Square to take part in the 12th Annual Pictou County Relay for Life. The event that always brings in dozens of teams to support cancer research and support in Nova Scotia is filled with fun, family, friends, fundraising and...

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CIBC Run for the Cure surpasses last year’s total

TRENTON – A sea of pink flooded Trenton Park on Sunday for the fourth annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure in Pictou County. The event surpassed last year’s total of funds raised by more than $2,000 with a total of $37,029.91 raised by the 285 participants, which were also up from...

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Bikers ‘connect’ with campers

Bob Busby drove 2,000 kilometers on his motorcycle this summer to make his way to Pictou County. Although Busby had already been to Pictou County for a visit just a few weeks before, he made the journey again to be in Linacy for August 16 and the ride to Camp Connect, all the way from...

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