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The Great Canadian Journey – Labour Day Weekend – Video #1/3 | August 29, 2014

On this beautiful Labor Day weekend, share some time with Dave Gunning as part of the Great Canadian Journey as he performs his song “These Hands” in the workshop at Hector Heritage Quay.


Clean The Air Concert | August 27, 2014

(Halifax, NS) – Clean The Mill presents Clear The Air, a concert and urgent call for immediate government action to control pulp mill pollution from the Northern Pulp Mill on the Pictou Waterfront, Tuesday, September 9 at 6:30 p.m.

ECMA award-winning musician and Clean The Mill member, Dave Gunning will perform along with a wealth of other talented musicians and award-winning artists, including Matt Andersen, Thom Swift, Joel Plaskett, J.P. Cormier, Bruce Guthro, Mary Jane Lamond, Wendy MacIsaac, Catherine MacLellan, Garnet Rogers along with Jim Dorie,Fleur Mainville, Dolores Dagenais, Machete, Gabrielle Papillon, Jon Raven, Trevor Stanley, Kent Vodden, and Wabanaki Confederacy.


This is a free show. All ages welcome.


About Clean The Mill

People of Pictou County have been concerned about the pollution produced by the pulp mill since it began operations in 1967, but the desire to maintain jobs had historically overpowered the voices of the concerned. The mill has been knowingly exceeding air emissions regulations, and now, as a result of social media connections, the voices of the concerned have come together and widespread support for cleaning up the mill has been identified.

For more information on Clean The Mill, visit:

Stan Rogers Festival – Rise Again | August 6, 2014

The Show Must Go On is a concert event planned for the Halifax Metro Centre on August 20th. An impressive cast of artists has come together to show their support for the Stan Rogers Folk Festival. Organizers were forced to cancel their 18th annual festival in the face of Hurricane Arthur as it blew into Atlantic Canada. Annually Stanfest, as it is affectionately know brings over 50 artists together in front of 12,000 fans in Canso.

Tickets have been priced at $ 42.50 (Tax Included). A ticketing fee is additional. Tickets available on line at, Ticket Atlantic Box Office, participating Atlantic Superstores and charge by phone 451-1221, toll free 1-877-451-1221. Service charges apply.

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The deCoste Sound of Youth Music | May 15, 2014

Five acts have been selected from the three high schools in Pictou County (NNEC, NRHS and PA) to compete in The deCoste Sound of Youth Music Competition. Voting is now open and prizes include a recording session with Dave Gunning

Get your votes in today!