Wednesday, August 12, 2020
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Celebrating seniors

Looking at community organizations, it isn’t hard to find a senior lending their time or a hand. That’s part of the reason why the North Shore Seniors Organization and the Tatamagouche Library are hosting a...

A prized piece

As a university student, Deb Plestid made her own clothes. She couldn’t afford to buy them, so she put her skills she learned as a youngster to use. Now, Plestid has picked up her second Curator’s...
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Province releases report on hospital closures

The collaborative emergency centre (CEC) in Pugwash is leading the way in closures of hospital emergency rooms across the province. The province’s Health and Wellness department recently released its Annual Accountability Report on Emergency Departments....

Tatamagouche emergency department closed Thursday

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed until Thursday evening. The closure runs until 8 p.m. due to lack of physician coverage. The paramedic, registered nurse and...

Emergency room in Tatamagouche closed Tuesday

There's another emergency room closure coming up at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre. The ER will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 27 as no physician is available for...

Pugwash ER closures announced

The emergency department in Pugwash will be closed for four days in the coming week. The closures at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Aug. 25,...

Long-term care, persons with disabilities facilities to soon allow visitors

TATAMAGOUCHE - Visitors will soon be allowed in to see their loved ones at homes for persons with disabilities and long-term care facilities. Starting June 15, restrictions will be...

Serious Incident Response Team investigating fatal River John collision

A collision in River John that claimed the life of a 50-year-old man on Dec. 16 has been referred to the province's Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT). The Pictou District RCMP contacted SiRT on Dec....

Pugwash ER closed Wednesday, Friday

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed to the public for several hours on June 14 and 16. Both closures are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., due to...
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Faith leaders to gather in Pugwash for climate crisis talks

PUGWASH - Faith and Indigenous leaders from Atlantic Canada, as well as internationally, will gather in Pugwash soon to talk about the climate crisis. From Sept. 22 to 25,...



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