Life in Pictou County

Scroll through a collection of stories about people in Pictou County and why we think you should live here too!

Dream it There, do it Here in Pictou County

Anushka (Al) Sirinivas has dreamed of the day he would come to Canada.

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A Risk Worth Taking

The Meadows Retreat and Creative Space Taking risks is a frightening, inevitable part of growth.   For entrepreneurs, taking risks is part of the job.

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From Grampy to Jampy: How Christmas Ornaments Changed this Entrepreneurs Life

      Chris Smith didn’t intend to start a company. But the creative entrepreneur has excelled in various mediums and industries throughout his varying career, with his continually growing skillset.

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Do What Makes You Happy

Do What Makes You Happy Encouragement from friends and family sparked Stephanie Grants decision to put her baking skills to work and start a cupcake side hustle.

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Get a Slice of this Side Hustle

          Within less than six months, Darrah DeYoung went from making her first cheesecake to selling out at the New Glasgow Farmers Market.

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Making Pictou County Home

Making Pictou County Home Some decisions we make for ourselves and our families, decisions that are best when looking ahead to the future, are not the easiest to move forward with.…

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Pursuing Second Chances in Pictou County

Pursuing Second Chances in Pictou County Marcus English understands what it means to feel a need to be creative.

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Be Braver in Business and Explore Hometown Opportunities

Be Braver in Business and Explore Hometown Opportunities Moving away to expand your knowledge and skills is brave, but moving home to seek new opportunities might just be braver.

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Art Store Fills County Gaps

Art Store Fills County Gaps Madison LeBlanc and Justin Parkinson share a life, and a dream.

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Building a Thriving Business in Pictou County

Building a Thriving Business in Pictou County Tucked away on Foord St. in Stellarton is a new bakery quickly rising in popularity.

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