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Jillian MacLaughlin to take part in pie eating contest

Pictou County's Jillian MacLaughlin is among local celebrities participating in a pie-eating contest to kick off the Wild Blueberry Harvest Festival in Truro.

New Glasgow's Jillian Maclaughlin won Big Brother Canada. PHOTO COURTESY OF SLICE.

This year's pie-eating lineup includes reigning champion, Colchester RCMP Cpl. Addie Mccallum;  MacLaughlin, winner of Big Brother Canada Season 1; Const. Robert Hunka of the Truro Police Service; Craig Matthews of the Truro Fire Service, Keith Gillis, owner of G&G computers, and Alyssa Roy of the Big Dog/Cat Country Summer Cruiser.

The kick-off event will be held at the Marigold Cultural Centre on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. and will also include a free concert featuring J.P Cormier, a dog agility demo, gymnastics display, an array of wild blueberry concessions and more family fun.

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