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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.

Bringing joy to the Village of Pugwash

PUGWASH – It had been about a month between grocery trips to Amherst for Mary Purdy. On her way back to Pugwash, Purdy got to thinking about the residents in East...

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...

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...

Stanfield’s to begin making medical gowns for provincial, federal governments

TRURO – Jon Stanfield says his family has always been dedicated to its country. So it’s no surprise then to have Stanfield’s Ltd., based out of Truro, sign on with...
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Working remotely

I’ve written a lot of articles about viruses – computer viruses that is - but this is the first one to discuss a real-life virus.   Everybody is talking about the...

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.

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,...

Nova Scotian Kitchen Party Facebook group chases away isolation blues with music, song, dance...

PICTOU - What began as a small act to brighten a few people’s days has now reached more than 200,000 people from all over the world sharing something Atlantic Canada is known...

Breaking the Silence Network cooperants return after being stranded in Guatemala

TATAMAGOUCHE - Two former residents of Inverness County are back in Canada after being stranded in South America in the midst of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. On...

Walk-up pharmacy service in Tatamagouche, River John

TATAMAGOUCHE - It’s business as usual for C.G. Fulton Pharmacy in both Tatamagouche and River John during the novel coronavirus pandemic, but with an added twist. Chris MacLean, who...


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