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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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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.
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has commenced a federal environmental assessment for the Boat Harbour Remediation Project, located next to Pictou Landing First Nation, Pictou, Nova Scotia.
They collected toys and clothing to donate to the Winnifired Grant Opportunity Shop in Pictou, N.S.
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.
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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.
Parti liberal 11 Nouveau Parti democratique 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.
Cindy Ryan of Westville, Pictou County, knows first-hand the importance of organ donation.