CROUSE, Winnifred “Winnie” Pearl

CROUSE, Winnifred “Winnie” Pearl – age 88, of Shortts Lake, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on August 22, 2018 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro.   Born in West Dover, she was a daughter of the late Granville and Jennifer “Jean” (Morash) Zinck.   At a young age, Winnie moved to […]

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PARKER, Sandra J.

PARKER, Sandra J. – Age 58 of Shubenacadie East, passed away after a hard-fought battle with lupus on August 13, 2018 in the QEII Halifax Infirmary Site, Halifax. Born in Woodstock, ON, she was a daughter of the late Cecil and Irene Barbrick. She worked at the Airport Hotel for 25 years. She was a […]

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JULIAN, John Jacob “JJ”

  JULIAN, John Jacob “JJ”– age 91, of Indian Brook, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late Thomas and Angeline (Knockwood) Julian.   He was a Constable at Indian Brook for many years. John was also a commissionaire, Veteran of World War […]

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RCMP thankful for those who report drunk driving

ENFIELD: Halifax District RCMP wants to thank people who are calling 911 to report suspected impaired drivers. During the first six months of 2018, Halifax District RCMP received 93 calls to 911 where people reported they suspected a person was driving impaired. Of the 93 calls, 67 of those drivers were charged with Impaired Operation […]

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OPINION: Slimy politics rears its head

It seems like the anti-Justin Trudeau crowd (namely federal Conservative supporters) are trying to make something out of nothing over allegations in a newspaper editorial from 18 years ago that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau groped a female reporter in B.C. It seems that editorial has begun circulating again on social media, with the anti-Trudeau folks […]

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Advocate takes on operations at Eastern Sign Print

STELLARTON: Sobeys is delighted to announce that the company has reached an agreement with Advocate Printing and Publishing of Pictou, N.S., to take on the management of Eastern Sign Print in Stellarton, N.S. The print shop has been part of Sobeys’ Pictou County operations since 1973 and produces a variety signage and print materials for […]

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Local cadets receive scholarships

MILFORD: Local Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron 652 Milford &Dist. Lions was proud to announce that two of their cadets received flying scholarships from the Air Cadet League of Canada in conjunction with the Department of National Defence. Flight Sergeant Kyle Dixon and Flight Corporal Reece Zandbergen will be undertaking intensive training this summer while […]

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