Child porn charges laid against man involving Stewiacke youth

STEWIACKE: On May 8, Colchester District RCMP with the assistance of Colchester and Pictou District General Investigation Section (GIS) arrested a Pictou County man and searched a home after receiving a complaint that someone was distributing explicit images to a child through social media. Investigators were provided assistance from the Nova Scotia RCMP Provincial Internet […]

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Healey honoured with WomenActive NS Media Trendsetter Award

HALIFAX: One of Advocate Media’s own, Patrick Healey, has been honoured for his dedication in covering female sports. Healey was recently awarded the WomenActive-NS Media Trendsetter Award. Nominated by Marni Tuttle, Healey’s nomination was said to stand above the rest because of his continued support of all athletes, regardless of gender. “Pat Healey’s politely persistent […]

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Be prepared when weather strikes

Emergency Preparedness Week held May 5-11 HANTS NORTH: When bad weather strikes, it’s the provincials Emergency Management Office time to respond. But even before that, residents can do their part when weather warnings are issued to be prepared. With Emergency Preparedness Week May 5-11, Rhonda Matthews, Emergency Management Planning Officer with N.S. EMO, took some […]

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Domestic abuse prevention project in Indian Brook receives funding

SIPENKNE’KATIK: Twenty-four community organizations and groups are receiving grants to prevent domestic violence. “Domestic violence is a complex issue that affects too many Nova Scotians,” said Kelly Regan, Minister responsible for the Advisory Council on the Status of Women, today, April 29. “What we learn from these projects, along with the deep expertise in our […]

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