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Pictou

(pĭk`to͞o, pĭkto͞o`), town (1991 pop. 4,134), N N.S., Canada, on Pictou Harbour, an inlet of Northumberland Strait. It is a lobster-fishing port and the terminal of a ferry to Prince Edward Island. It has lumbering and canning industries, and there are coal mines in the area. Pictou was settled (1763) by a group of colonists from Philadelphia and later received many settlers from the Scottish Highlands.
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The proceeds from the equity offering are to be used to pay a portion of the purchase price payable to certain subsidiaries of Kimberly-Clark Corporation for their Terrace Bay, Ontario and Pictou County, Nova Scotia pulp mills and woodlands operations pursuant to an asset purchase agreement dated November 3, 1997.
The archivist reported they had recently received materials from 1893 from the Pictou Presbyterial.
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On the following day, we went to Pictou where there's a chance to be guided around the Hector, the ship which brought the Scots to "New Scotland" in the 18th century, and which has been rebuilt to resemble the actual ship.
He currently divides his time between Ottawa, the capital, and his constituency, an area of farms, logging and small towns around Pictou, Nova Scotia on Canada's Atlantic coast.
The Pictou North Colchester Federation of Agriculture had proposed the resolution for the multi-tiered system.
The couple were touring the Quay Museum at Pictou, which marks the 1773 arrival in Nova Scotia of a ship called the Hector, with 189 pioneering Scottish settlers aboard.
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.
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The operation will be located in Trenton, Pictou County, creating up to 500 direct jobs and is expected to be operational by fall 2010.
The new Speaker of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly is Charlie Parker, MLA for Pictou West.