Getting involved and giving back in Pictou County

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One of the best ways to get to know a community and people is to share your time and talents by giving back. Read more about 'Getting involved and giving back in Pictou County'...

Safety & First Responders

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Pictou County is considered a safe place to live, with limited crime. Read more about 'Safety & First Responders'...

Introducing: Our Local Libraries!

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A special thanks to Tricia Schell, Community Services Librarian for preparing this incredible introduction and guide to our local libraries! Welcome to the neighbourhood! . . . Read more about 'Introducing: Our Local Libraries!'...

Province Welcomes First Family Doctors Through Practice Ready Assessment Program

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News release Province Welcomes First Family Doctors Through Practice Ready Assessment Program Health and Wellness February 18, 2020 - 1:48 PM Four new internationally trained family doctors from Nigeria are now ready to work... Read more about 'Province Welcomes First Family Doctors Through Practice Ready Assessment Program'...

Input Needed For Pictou County’s New ‘Welcome Home’ Guide

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Photo: Left to right: Heidi Sinclair, Pictou County REN, Nicole LeBlanc, Healthy Pictou County, Cindy MacKinnon, DEANS, Jack Kyte, Pictou County Chamber of Commerce and Jamie Playfair Advocate Communications Group. Read more about 'Input Needed For Pictou County’s New ‘Welcome Home’ Guide'...

For your furry friends: Veterinary Clinics in Pictou County

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For many people, pets are a part of their family, and finding a caring veterinary  clinic can be an important part of settling into a new community. Read more about 'For your furry friends: Veterinary Clinics in Pictou County'...

Nova Scotia Heritage Day - February 17th, 2020

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Photo: As part of the activities for the very first Heritage Day, which took place on February 16, 2015, Nova Scotian school-aged children and youth were invited to submit designs to... Read more about 'Nova Scotia Heritage Day - February 17th, 2020'...

Meet Shubenacadie Sam

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Affectionately known as the "famous Prognosticating Groundhog", Shubenacadie (pronounced "Shoo-ben-ack-a-dee") Sam is a famous Canadian groundhog who lives at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park, which is a wonderful wilflide park, approximately one-hour drive from New Glasgow.... Read more about 'Meet Shubenacadie Sam'...

Hidden Gem: The Crombie House

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In Pictou County, we are incredibly fortunate to have The Crombie House, which is home to the Crombie Collection of Art - an expertly curated collection of Canadian art. Read more about 'Hidden Gem: The Crombie House'...

Let's hit the slopes

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Ski Wentworth, located just over an hour from the Aberdeen Hospital, is the largest alpine ski facility in Nova Scotia, featuring 23 alpine trails, a half-pipe, and 2 terrain parks. Read more about 'Let's hit the slopes'...