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Advocate Media wants to do more to support local businesses and the communities we serve. Times are unique for us all, and despite our deepest wishes, we may find ourselves in a position where we can’t support local business the way we would like. In this section we’re bringing light to the businesses who are making a difference in our community. Visit tatamagouchelight.com/shine-on to nominate a business you feel deserves recognition.

Tatamagouche health care workers to receive pizza, pie parties

TATAMAGOUCHE – Hospital workers, paramedics, and staff at the local nursing home will be treated to pizza parties this week. And along with pizza… wild blueberry pie.

Pugwash teenager offering delivery services to residents on his moped

PUGWASH – Cole Mundle wants to help his fellow residents during the coronavirus pandemic. That’s why the 14-year-old from Pugwash is offering to deliver goods such as food and prescriptions to...

Wallace Bridge family creating online platforms for local businesses during pandemic

WALLACE BRIDGE – A family-operated business on the North Shore is doing what it can to help businesses thrive and survive the coronavirus pandemic. Since the middle of March, Forward Creative...

Fresh produce, meat, delivered to your door on the North Shore

TATAMAGOUCHE – Learning of the indefinite closure of the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market broke Jenna Jamieson’s heart. But that broken heart soon jumped into action, and Jamieson took it upon herself...

From pandemic to pandemic (1920-2020): Celebrating Emily Olive Bain’s 100th birthday, April 23, 2020

TATAMAGOUCHE - Born just as the second wave of the Spanish Flu ravaged Nova Scotia, Emily Bain seemed destined to show the world that tragedy is not permanent and how one fills...

Born out of coronavirus pandemic, Jamieson’s food box delivery service to continue

TATAMAGOUCHE – For the past three months, Jenna Jamieson and her team have put together an average of 120 food boxes for delivery each week. Their highest week saw 155...

Finding your way home when the border is closed

TATAMAGOUCHE - For many Canadians, the COVID-19 health crisis has left them scrambling for answers like ‘what do I do now? Do I shutter my business, will it reopen? When will we...

Stationmaster staying positive for summer at the Train Station Inn

TATAMAGOUCHE – Jimmie LeFresne is a positive man, so keeping the Train Station Inn closed this summer during the coronavirus pandemic wasn’t going to be an option. He thought about it,...

Tatamagouche woman making free dinners for seniors

TATAMAGOUCHE – Karen MacNeill wanted to do something positive in the community to combat a lot of negativity she had been seeing. That’s why MacNeill started offering free meals to...

Willow Lodge residents reminiscing about days of polio, TB

TATAMAGOUCHE – While it’s a time of fear for many, the coronavirus pandemic has been a time of reminiscing for some of the residents at Willow Lodge in Tatamagouche. Lisa Hodder,...


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