Winmar ready to host summer celebration

Posted on July 23, 2014 The Advocate ALMA – Winmar, a local company based in Alma, will be hosting a summer celebration on Aug. 9 at its shop. The celebration will include a few other small local businesses: a free barbecue prepared by Gig’s Pizza, children’s activities hosted by Abercrombie Automotive and The Multicultural Association […]

The Dock Recognized by TripAdvisor

The Dock in New Glasgow has been recognized for its hospitality excellence. TripAdvisor has awarded the local pub a 2014 Certificate of Excellence, signifying that it has consistently earned outstanding feedback from TripAdvisor travellers. The award is based on the quality of reviews and opinions earned on TripAdvisor over the past year. The Pictou County Chamber […]

Developer getting business park ready outside Pictou

Pictou resident John Forbes is developing land into a commercial business park. He hopes to have five businesses on the land, a campground and diner since the area is easy to access for tractor-trailers and campers. Sueann Musick –The News The Pictou resident recently purchased more than 120 acres of farm and treed land that […]

Chamber’s newest member- Strum Consulting

Strum Consulting- Our mission is to provide our customers in Atlantic Canada with highly professional Environmental, Engineering and Survey services, and to build an industry recognized, outstanding reputation for delivering a practical, solutions-oriented approach to problem solving. Engineering • Surveying • Environmental Bedford • Antigonish • Moncton • Deer Lake   3-A Vincents Way Antigonish, NS B2G […]

Two local businesses up for prestigeous award

NEW GLASGOW – Three local businessmen are Ernst and Young (EY) Entrepreneur of the Year finalists in the Atlantic Provinces. Andy MacGregor and Glen MacGregor with MacGregors Industrial Group in MacLellans Brook are finalists in the business-to-business products and services category, while Jim Fitt with Velsoft in New Glasgow is a finalist in the information […]