AGB rocks the vote!

Last Friday, A.G. Baillie Memorial School’s Beverly Fielding’s 2/3 French Immersion class learned the importance of the federal electoral process. Fielding said, “We studied the parties and their platforms. We learned about who is on the ballot. They also learned about the voting process, for example spoiled ballots. The take away for them is the...

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Registration opens for NSPC Leadership Convention

HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s Progressive Conservatives can now start registering to attend the Party’s leadership convention. Registration opened for the convention that will be held at the Halifax Exhibition Centre on October 26 and 27. “Choosing a party leader is one of the most exciting things a political party can do,” said Leadership Selection Co-Chair,...

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New Glasgow a finalist for SilverEco and Ageing Well International Award

NEW GLASGOW – The Town of New Glasgow has been named a finalist for an international award that recognizes the best solutions and services in the field of aging well. The town is competing in a field of 50 candidates from Canada, the United States and around the world. “We are very pleased that the...

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Houston: We have no problem

WESTVILLE — Tim Houston has the overwhelming support of voters in Pictou East. The Progressive Conservative candidate garnered nearly 75 per cent of the votes to return as its MLA to help the party gain more strength in the legislature. An enthusiastic crowd joined him during a victory celebration at the Walter Duggan school gym...

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Getting it Dunn

Pictou Centre showed its true colours Tuesday evening as incumbent MLA Pat Dunn of the Progressive Conservative Party held his seat in the riding. Dunn was pleased to welcome incumbent Pictou West and East MLAs back to the legislature with him as well. “I’m really pleased that all three of us from Pictou County are...

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Meet the candidates of Pictou East …

It’s election time in Nova Scotia and The Advocate gave each candidate an opportunity to touch on topics of local interest. Here are the three candidates from Pictou East … Deborah Stiles NDP Pictou East How will you/your party deal with the lack of physicians in rural areas of Nova Scotia, like Pictou County? The...

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Meet the candidates of Pictou Centre …

It’s election time in Nova Scotia and The Advocate gave each candidate an opportunity to touch on topics of local interest. Here are the three candidates from Pictou Centre … Jeff Davis Liberal Pictou Centre How will you/your party deal with the lack of physicians in rural areas of Nova Scotia, like Pictou County? Just...

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Meet the candidates of Pictou West …

It’s election time in Nova Scotia and The Advocate gave each candidate an opportunity to touch on topics of local interest. Here are the three candidates from Pictou West … Karla MacFarlane| Pictou West Progressive Conservative How will you/your party deal with the lack pf physicians in rural areas of Nova Scotia, like Pictou County?...

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Get out and vote

Want to make a change in your province or community, or do you want to maintain the status quo? In less than one week’s time you will have the right to do that. You just have to use it. We are talking about voting, of course. And by this time next week, some of us...

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Pulse hosting candidate meet and greet series

Pulse Pictou County (“Pulse”) will be hosting a casual “MLA Candidate Meet & Greet Series” in advance of the upcoming provincial election. Separate events will be held for each riding and will occur on Tuesday, May 16, as well as Wednesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. each day. Pulse...

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