■ Special recognition
Lawrence LeBlanc, second from left, and his wife Margie were recently honoured by the Community Advisory Board of the 144 Construction Engineering Flight Pictou for their involvement and dedication over the years. LeBlanc was instrumental in bringing the flight to the town when he was mayor and continued to be a community advisory board member. He recently retired as board chair. On hand to show appreciation were, Pictou Mayor Jim Ryan, left, and Cam Beaton, right, current chair of the CEF’s community advisory board.