Monthly Archives: March 2018

Developer seeks approval for luxury Sackville apartments on former United Church property

Sackville developer JN Lafford Realty Inc. is asking the town to rezone a small part of the former United Church property at Main and York Streets to allow for construction of a $6 million luxury apartment building for tenants over … Continue reading

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Mitton says Medavie deal pushed her back into provincial politics as local Green Party candidate

Sackville Town Councillor Megan Mitton says that after her father died of pancreatic cancer last year, she felt too exhausted to contemplate running again for the Green Party in this fall’s provincial election. “I said, ‘no, I’m not interested in … Continue reading

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New Sackville highway billboards coming soon

East and westbound travellers approaching Sackville on the TransCanada Highway will soon see billboards showing a photo of the Waterfowl Park and advertising a new kind of small town on one sign while the words “Home of Mount Allison University” … Continue reading

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Acadian Jean-Paul Boudreau appointed 15th Mt. A. president

It’s official. Jean-Paul Boudreau is the new president of Mount Allison University. “I am thrilled and deeply honoured to be named Mount Allison’s 15th President and Vice- Chancellor,” Boudreau says in a news release posted on the university’s website. “Mount … Continue reading

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Developer seeks approval for new Sackville ambulance station

A Nova Scotia developer is asking Sackville Town Council for approval to build an Ambulance New Brunswick station near TransCanada Highway Exit 506. Parsons Investments Ltd. is in the process of buying land that fronts on Robson Avenue, Cattail Ridge … Continue reading

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New study urges Atlantic Canada’s smaller communities to import less, produce more

A small, non-profit organization says Atlantic Canada could create thousands of jobs and rejuvenate its smaller communities by replacing some of the goods and services those communities import with locally produced ones. The Nova-Scotia-based Centre for Local Prosperity released a … Continue reading

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