Category Archives: Main & Station

Parrsboro group says refugee family could be here soon

Parrsboro Welcomes Refugees is hoping to bring its first family here by the end of February. During a public meeting this afternoon at the Old Post Office (Main & Station), the group reported that it has already raised about $15,000, … Continue reading

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Parrsboro group plans to welcome Syrian refugees

Parrsboro may be one step closer to welcoming a refugee family from Syria after a meeting today at Main & Station in the old post office. Emilie Coyle, who works with the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia, met with … Continue reading

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Main & Station: Drawings depict horrors of Lyme disease, artist calls for better testing and treatment

Montreal artist Donna Jacobs is hoping her charcoal drawings on display at Parrsboro’s Main & Station will raise awareness about the horrors of Lyme disease as well as the urgent need for improved diagnosis and treatment. Jacobs says the exhibit, … Continue reading

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Colin Curleigh on Canadian dithering during Cuban Missile Crisis

Retired military commander Colin Curleigh says the Canadian government acted shamefully more than 50 years ago when it dithered over honouring our commitments to help defend North America. It happened in the fall of 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis … Continue reading

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Main & Station: Parrsboro art you can feel

Mark Beebe and his partner, Julia Heimer Dadds, were visiting Parrsboro last summer when they fell in love with the beauty of the Minas Basin and its powerful tides. “I think it’s one of the wonders of the world,” Beebe … Continue reading

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