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Local warnings, cancellations and closures

January 19

• The emergency department at the Pugwash hospital is OPEN.

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Zann Joins New China Relations Committee

Zann Joins New China Relations Committee

Zann Joins New China Relations Committee

Zann Joins New China Relations Committee

The Member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester has been appointed to a new committee of the House of Commons.
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Pugwash Requests Free Emergency Water Source

Pugwash Requests Free Emergency Water...

Pugwash Requests Free Emergency Water Source

Pugwash Requests Free Emergency Water Source

Pugwash asked for a free water source at the Village Hall and they just might get their wish, though not in the way they asked.
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Cumberland Wants Focus on Fire Services

Cumberland Wants Focus on Fire Services

Cumberland Wants Focus on Fire Services

Cumberland Wants Focus on Fire Services

Cumberland Municipal Council continues to look at big ticket items to find taxpayer savings. Waste collection and disposal, police and fire services, and the size of council still top the list.
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Pugwash Tree Blitz Gets Tentative Approval

Pugwash Tree Blitz Gets Tentative...

Pugwash Tree Blitz Gets Tentative Approval

Pugwash Tree Blitz Gets Tentative Approval

You can’t see the forest for the trees came to mind tonight at the Pugwash Village Commission meeting as Pugwash Communities in Bloom (CiB) asked permission to consider a “tree...
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Cobequid Tolls Diverted to Other Projects

Cobequid Tolls Diverted to Other...

Cobequid Tolls Diverted to Other Projects

Cobequid Tolls Diverted to Other Projects

Tolls will remain in place for the Cobequid Pass as the province uses the revenue for other projects.
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Forestry Critic Says Minister Needs to Speak-up

Forestry Critic Says Minister Needs to...

Forestry Critic Says Minister Needs to Speak-up

Forestry Critic Says Minister Needs to Speak-up

Conservative Lands and Forestry Critic Tory Rushton is demanding that Lands and Forestry Minister Iain Rankin answer critical questions raised by members of the forestry industry.
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Arson Threatens Firefighters and Resources

Arson Threatens Firefighters and...

Arson Threatens Firefighters and Resources

Arson Threatens Firefighters and Resources

The MLA for Cumberland South says arson creates a huge waste of firefighting resources and is a direct threat to firefighters.
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RCMP Investigate Suspicious Weekend Fires

RCMP Investigate Suspicious Weekend...

RCMP Investigate Suspicious Weekend Fires

RCMP Investigate Suspicious Weekend Fires

Cumberland RCMP are looking for help with an investigation of two suspicious fires in the wee hours of Saturday morning.
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Council Pay Dominated Oxford Council

Council Pay Dominated Oxford Council

Council Pay Dominated Oxford Council

Council Pay Dominated Oxford Council

A light agenda greeted Oxford Town Councillors at their first meeting of the year last night, but one topic sparked a fair amount of discussion.
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MLA Warns of Recession in Cumberland

MLA Warns of Recession in Cumberland

MLA Warns of Recession in Cumberland

MLA Warns of Recession in Cumberland

The MLA for Cumberland North launched a volley of harsh criticism in her assessment of Premier Stephen McNeil’s handling of the soon to close paper mill in Pictou County.

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MLA Biographies Now Online from Day One
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MLA Biographies Now Online from Day One

Did you ever wonder what your MLA did before entering politics? What about the very first Member of the Legislature for your constituency? There is now an online biography for every MLA who ever served.

As part of the 200th anniversary of Province House, where elected members of the House of Assembly meet, biographies of all members since 1984 are now posted. This complements the 1984 print edition of biographies, edited and compiled by Shirley Elliott, which is also online, and the 1958 edition by Bruce Fergusson.

Academic research or trivia tool, the biographies include information such as terms of office, positions held, occupations, birth and death dates,  political party affiliations, and family connections to other MLAs. 

The new posting also includes lists of premiers, speakers, and ministers since 1984.

The information is available at, https://nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/pdfs/people/mlabios.pdf.

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Events This Week

Sunday, January 19, 2020 7:00 PM

Bingo at the Northport Community Centre.

Monday, January 20, 2020 10:00 AM

Rug Hooking at Northport Community Centre.

Monday, January 20, 2020 6:00 PM

Regular monthly meeting of Oxford Town Council at 6 pm in the Town Hall.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:00 AM

Quilting at the Northport Community Centre.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:00 PM

Pugwash Fire Department Toonie Draw, the 50/50 community fundraiser.

Thursday, January 23, 2020 7:00 PM

Bingo at the Wentworth Recreation Centre

Friday, January 24, 2020 6:00 PM

Fun Night at the Malagash Legion. Pass the Ace, Jig the Joker, and board games.

Saturday, January 25, 2020 3:00 PM

Chase the Ace at the Royal Canadian Legion in Pugwash. Click HERE for details.

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