The Economic Gardener- summer 2014

I believe Pictou County has had it too easy for a long time. Michelin Tires with 1,000 jobs. A call centre that stayed open longer than its original commitment. A pulp mill that has pumped roughly $1.5 billion dollars into the economy over the past twenty years alone (my conservative estimate which is probably low). […]

Signing of Memorandum of Understanding

Three of the six municipalities in Pictou County are officially part of a memorandum of understanding that could see the communities become more unified. © ADAM MACINNIS – THE NEWS From left: Pictou County Warden Ron Baillie, New Glasgow Mayor Barrie MacMillan and Pictou Mayor Joe Hawes sign the MOU.          The memorandum was signed […]

Stonehame Chalets could have New Owner by the end of August

Sueann Musick Published on August 07, 2014 The News SCOTSBURN – A real estate company listing Stonehame Lodge and Chalets says it has an accepted offer for the mountain-top retreat.         Graham Hutchinson of Tradewinds Realty confirmed Thursday there has been an accepted offer on the 50-acre Scotsburn property that closed for business in April 2013. “I […]

Convergys employees discuss options after closure

John Brannen Published on August 08, 2014 The News WESTVILLE – Over 100 people came to a meeting for Convergys employees looking to find out more about the options for business, support and education as their time at the business comes to an end.         Employees at the New Glasgow Convergys were told that the company is […]