A really big plant: Stellarton cannabis facility approved to begin cultivation
Not a typical classroom: NSCC Students in Pictou County are handed the reins of an existing company’s marketing campaign
Changing hands - Iconic Lawrencetown Restaurant closed but to reopen soon under new ownership
Local chamber of commerce sees membership, revenue grow
Zenabis approved for production and manufacture of cannabis oil products at Stellarton site
Houston introduces legislation aimed at securing a future for forestry
Sobeys expands its kinder, gentler shopping program to Pictou County
William O’Dwyer believes the decision by Sobeys to offer a sensor-friendly shopping time every two weeks is a positive step. The support coordinator for Autism Nova Scotia – Pictou County Chapter says for people who suffer from sensory ...
Seal oil capsule production facility looking to come to Shoal Harbour
The seal industry goes back hundreds of years in the history of Newfoundland and Labrador, however, it is a new, local business which is looking at further developing the production of seal oil capsules — and they’re setting up in Shoal ...
Bay Ferries starts selling tickets for Cat’s 2019 season as work to Bar Harbor switchover continues
Bay Ferries’ Cat ferry service between Yarmouth and Bar Harbor is targeted to begin June 21. The later start to the season this year compared to last year – when the season started June 8 – is due to a substantial rebuilding of ...
Clarenville’s St. Jude Hotel rebranded as Quality Hotel
Clarenville’s St. Jude Hotel has been officially rebranded as a Quality Hotel. The change came earlier this month after a $2 million renovation. In a press release issued on Tuesday, Feb. 19, director of franchise development for Choice ...
New Pictou County startup competition offers $20,000 in seed funding
A new startup competition launched this week in Pictou County with $20,000 up for grabs for local startups. The goal of this competition is to find and support high potential, early stage companies, and encourage entrepreneurial activity in the ...
New units added to old Temperance Street School
Need an apartment in New Glasgow, but have a dog, cat or bird you can’t live without? No problem. “We’re pet friendly, which is a bit unusual around town,” says Tim Tanner, director of Jacob Tanner Developments, which has ...
Masstown restaurant named one of Atlantic Canada’s top three in survey
For David “Howdy” Brown, the Double C Truck Stop is a reminder of a bygone age. “It’s the last of the old diners where you can stop and come in and have a meal, plus it always was a top-notch place,” said Brown as he ...
New Glasgow shoe store to close
NEW GLASGOW, N.S. Another tenant is leaving Highland Square Mall. Payless Shoes, one of 220 Payless outlets across Canada, will close sometime in the next few months. Payless will begin closing its 2,500 North American stores at the end of ...
Clarenville mother and daughter recognized for social enterprise
Clarenville teen Monica Snow and her mother Carolyn Burton have been recognized at International Development Week in Ottawa this month for their fair trade endeavor, Sol Company. Snow and Burton’s story is part of International Development ...
Former Valley Ex manager Rachel Taylor dusts off law degree, joins Middleton firm
When Rachel Taylor moved to Canada in 2008, she and her husband bought a fixer-upper in Bridgetown with plans to take a year off to renovate. It didn’t work out quite like that. “After a few months I was going crazy,” she said. ...