Monthly Archives: February 2017

Sackville councillors split on 5-year strategic plan

Sackville’s mayor cast his first tie-breaking vote during Monday’s council meeting after four councillors voted in favour of adopting a new, five-year strategic plan and four voted against. The three newly elected councillors, Allison Butcher, Megan Mitton and Andrew Black, … Continue reading

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Mt. A. student victory, Sackville says no to Energy East pipeline

A group of Mount Allison students were all smiles Tuesday night after Sackville Town Council voted 5-3 to oppose the Energy East oil pipeline. The students, who were enrolled last fall in an environmental activism course taught by Professor Brad … Continue reading

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Mayor Higham condemns recent acts of hate in Sackville and Quebec

Sackville Town Council held a moment of silence at its meeting Monday night to reflect on the murder of six worshippers at a mosque in Quebec City and the drawing of a swastika last month in the snow on the … Continue reading

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Sackville councillors hear the case for Energy East pipeline

When officials representing the proposed Energy East pipeline appeared before Sackville Town Council Monday night, more than two dozen workers and community college students from around the province came along with them. The group waved placards outside town hall and … Continue reading

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Fishermen face uphill battle during court challenge to Fundy turbines

A lawyer for the Bay of Fundy Inshore Fishermen’s Association appeared to have a tough time this week persuading a Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge that a 1,000 tonne tidal turbine should not have been lowered into the Minas Passage … Continue reading

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