When the local resources of Pictou
County and mainland Nova Scotia proved insufficient in the 1890s for iron and steel making operations, "Scotia" cast its net further afield.
They collected toys and clothing to donate to the Winnifired Grant Opportunity Shop in Pictou
Though she wasn't allowed tc speak Mi'gmaq in residential school, Chief Margaret Pictou
Labillois of Eel River Bar First Nation preserved her language because her mother and sister pressed her to speak it.
Graduates include: Alina Archilla, H, NHS; Laurie Bernadotte; Kelvin Bidwell, H, NHS; Jacian Blackman; Rachel Bouzy; Erica Bruso, HH; Anny Cunha, HH, NHS; Christopher Daum, HHH, NHS; Precious Erving; Jaenia Fernandez; Adam Girma; Jenna Harris-Hughes; Ivan Hornett; Megan Jones; Jeremy Kielar; Jeffrey Lambert; Kyle Linthwaite; Amber Manning, HM; Laura Mercurio; Julianne Pictou
, HM, NHS; Omar Reyes, HM; Joanne Rodrigue, HM, NHS; Shawn Santana; Lawrence Saunders III, HH, NHS; Gui Sobral, HM, NHS; Jeremy Sorto, HH; Patti Vandenbroek; Raynaldi Voyard.
I have given the responsibility for distribution to Sunrise Marian in Pictou
Back on the mainland, be sure to check out Pictou
, "The Birthplace of New Scotland," where on a summer's night you'll often hear the drone of the bagpipes and the beat of the drums rising over the rooftops (1-800-565-0000 or www.novascotia.com).
Nova Scotia July 27, 1999 Progressive Conservative Party 29 Liberal Party 11 New Democratic Party 11 Murielle Baillie Pictou
West PC Michael Baker Lunenburg PC Gordon Balser Digby-Annapolis PC Barry Barnet Sackville-Beaver Bank PC Brian Vincent Boudreau Cape Breton The Lakes Lib John Carey Kings West PC John Chataway Chester-St.
David Orton, coordinator of the Green Web lives with his wife and daughter on an old hill farm, surrounded by clearcuts in Saltsprings, Pictou
County, Nova Scotia.
The role of philanthropic foundations in the region, the temperance movement in Amherst, regional poetry, and the rise and fall of Pictou
Island are discussed here.