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Monday, February 17, 2020

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Local warnings, cancellations and closures

February 17

• Many places are closed today for the Heritage Day holiday.

• The emergency department at the Pugwash hospital will be closed between 6 and 8 pm.

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To report cancellations or closures, phone or text 902-614-3000 or email news@sixrivers.ca. Listen to Six Rivers Radio HERE for current updates during storm or extreme conditions. Report power outages to 1-877-428-6004.



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Canadians Getting Generous Especially Seniors

Canadians Getting Generous Especially...

Canadians Getting Generous Especially Seniors

Canadians Getting Generous Especially Seniors

Charitable giving seems to be on the rise in Canada. In a time of otherwise penny-pinching, income tax returns indicate a rise in generosity.
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Cumberland Responds to Forestry Crisis

Cumberland Responds to Forestry Crisis

Cumberland Responds to Forestry Crisis

Cumberland Responds to Forestry Crisis

The General Manager of Athol Forestry Coop says Cumberland County is reeling from Premier Stephen McNeil’s decision to close Northern Pulp.
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$60 Million Rural Internet Initiative Announced

$60 Million Rural Internet Initiative...

$60 Million Rural Internet Initiative Announced

$60 Million Rural Internet Initiative Announced

Cumberland and Colchester are teaming up with Xplornet Communications and Develop Nova Scotia to provide high-speed internet throughout the rural region.
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Pugwash Offers Free Water to Guests

Pugwash Offers Free Water to Guests

Pugwash Offers Free Water to Guests

Pugwash Offers Free Water to Guests

The Pugwash Village Commission asked Cumberland Council for a free water source for visitors at the Village Hall.
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County Helps OREC Recreation Programs

County Helps OREC Recreation Programs

County Helps OREC Recreation Programs

County Helps OREC Recreation Programs

The Home and School Committee at the Oxford Regional Education Centre (OREC) will improve recreation programs at the school thanks to generous support from Cumberland County.
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Minor Hockey Needs Free Ice Time

Minor Hockey Needs Free Ice Time

Minor Hockey Needs Free Ice Time

Minor Hockey Needs Free Ice Time

Minor hockey is in trouble is not a statement you expect to hear in Canada, but that’s the view presented to Cumberland Council last night by Mike Leblanc on behalf of Cumberland Minor Hockey.
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Amherst Expands Doctor Training Supports

Amherst Expands Doctor Training Supports

Amherst Expands Doctor Training Supports

Amherst Expands Doctor Training Supports

Amherst is included among six hospitals getting upgrades to improve the space used to train family medicine residents.
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Credit Unions Join Forestry Support Program

Credit Unions Join Forestry Support...

Credit Unions Join Forestry Support Program

Credit Unions Join Forestry Support Program

The Premier says, “We are monitoring, listening and working hard to respond to needs of forestry workers and businesses as they look for new customers and adjust to the changing dynamics in the...
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New Virus is Now a World Emergency

New Virus is Now a World Emergency

New Virus is Now a World Emergency

New Virus is Now a World Emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared an international emergency because of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Volunteers Needed for Tourism Advisory

Volunteers Needed for Tourism Advisory

Volunteers Needed for Tourism Advisory

Volunteers Needed for Tourism Advisory

Cumberland County is looking for volunteers to form a special advisory committee on tourism.

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