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TEN WAYS TO SHAKE UP PICTOU COUNTY – June 4th, 2014

June 12, 2015

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 […]

CHAMBER TO HOST LEADING ADVOCATE- June 11, 2014

Kevin Lacey, Atlantic Canada Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation will be guest speaker at an upcoming Pictou County Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday June 19 at Pictou Lodge. “As part of our efforts to bring quality speakers to engage with the Pictou County community, we are excited to hear what Mr. Lacey has to […]

COUNTERPOINT: Deficient portrayal of Efficiency Nova Scotia

Published June 16, 2014 – 4:34pm        Last Updated June 16, 2014 – 4:38pm Re: “Efficiency N.S. not sharing the work, say contractors.” We are fortunate that Nova Scotia’s approach to energy efficiency is based on objectivity, independence, research, consultation and fact. It’s in that spirit that I respond to Roger Taylor’s June 11 column which […]

PICTOU COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE KEYNOTE SPEAKER ANNOUNCED

Press Release September 2, 2014 The Pictou County Chamber of Commerce and Scotiabank have announced that Barbara Stegemann, award winning entrepreneur, author and the “top game changer” in the history of CBC’s Dragon’s Den will be guest speaker at the Chamber’s Business Achievement Awards dinner October 16. Stegemann is the founder of The 7 Virtues […]

CHAMBER SUPPORTS MOVE TOWARD MUNICIPAL COOPERATION

Press Release September 7, 2014 The Board of Directors of the Pictou County Chamber of Commerce has endorsed the recently announced Memorandum of Understanding among Pictou, New Glasgow and the County of Pictou following a briefing to the Board by municipal representatives Thursday. “Our Board members were impressed with the action oriented approach being taken […]