Reading, writing, and living well

By Janet Murray and Dr. Jock Murray For The Advocate Our parents used to say, “Get a good education and you’ll get a good job.” Current parents should say, “Get a good education and you will be healthier, happier, and live longer.” In an earlier column we wrote about the social determinants of health and...

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Pictou Literature and Scientific Society

By Dr. Jock Murray and Janet Murray For The Advocate Pictou was a vibrant and exciting town in 1834. The town had 1,600 Scots and 300 buildings, second in size to Halifax in the province, and with the leading educational institution. If you walked down Water Street you would see the bustling businesses and a...

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McCulloch House offering an opportunity to participate in living history

PICTOU — A theatre company that specializes in bringing local history to life will be hosting a one-day event at McCulloch House Museum on August 16. A live history theatre company will take audiences on a one hour adventure through time titled “In Time”. Audiences will experience a full tour of McCulloch House, located at...

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