The Economic Gardener- June

Ian Thompson’s call to action in “Ten ways to shake N.S. out of torpor” (Herald May 28) is refreshing. “Our leaders confuse process with progress”, he says. I agree. We know the problems and we understand the challenges. But we do not seem to be able to translate what we know into action that makes […]

Family entertainment centre and restauraunt has opened in Pictou County

Central Amusement’s Sparkles Family Entertainment Centre has paired up with The Appleseed Modern Diner to bring a family amusement centre/restaurant to Pictou County. Located across from the Pictou County Wellness Centre, the new facility houses the Sparkles Arcade with a new family diner-style restaurant. The Appleseed Modern Diner opened on Thursday July 17th, and the Sparkles […]


Work has begun on the Vida Cannabis medical marijuana facility, while it awaits approval to become a licensed commercial producer through Health Canada. The outside walls are being replaced so insulated foam panels can be installed. the old building had no insulation in the outside walls. The facility is expected to begin marijuana production this […]

Major Project Announced for Northern Pulp

ABERCROMBIE POINT, NS – Today Northern Pulp said they are breaking ground this week on their recovery boiler precipitator project.  This marks another major milestone in the project with work starting on the foundation required for the installation of the precipitator. When Paper Excellence acquired Northern Pulp in 2011, the initial investigation of a precipitator […]