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GRANTON – A $21 million investment, the introduction of a new winter tire line and an innovative process for semi-finished materials will create 150 new jobs and make permanent 200 existing temporary positions at the local Micheline plant. Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. today announced two new projects at its Michelin Pictou County site. Production […]

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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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Sunday was a big day for Tim Houston, Pictou East MLA, as he officially announced his candidacy for the Progressive Conservative Party leadership of Nova Scotia. The lyrics, “Put me in coach” from the song Centerfield played as Houston and his family made their way on stage to an at-capacity crowd at Glasgow Square to […]

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PICTOU – The 2017 Highland dance competition season has begun and Pictou County dancers are off to a busy and successful start. Emma Hines and Annika Murray were among award winners during two competitions. The Halifax Winter Competition took place on February 4. The results for Pictou County dancers are as follows: Intermediate 11 & […]

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To the Editor: The curtain has fallen on the fall session of the legislature.  At just 18 “sitting” days, this is one of the shortest fall sessions in the history of fall sessions in a legislature that is almost 200 years old. This should have been the time that the McNeil Liberals brought in important […]

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To the Editor: In 2013, the McNeil Liberals campaigned on investing in education. Move ahead three years and Nova Scotia is facing the first teacher’s strike in the history of this province. I continue to believe that if government engages and listens to classroom teachers, this will give our students the best opportunity for success. […]