Monthly Archives: April 2018

Tidal industry warned to improve monitoring for effects on sea creatures

A spokesman for the Fundy United Federation fishermen’s group says he’s pleased that government regulators have issued a stern warning to both Cape Sharp Tidal Inc. and the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE). “This warning was needed,” Darren … Continue reading

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Boudreau wins NDP nomination in Memramcook-Tantramar

Local New Democrats have chosen Hélène Boudreau as their candidate in the riding of Memramcook-Tantramar for the provincial election on September 24th. During a meeting on Saturday in Sackville, a majority of the 17 members who voted picked Boudreau, a … Continue reading

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Two candidates vying for NDP nomination

For the first time in years, provincial New Democrats in the Memramcook-Tantramar riding will be choosing between two candidates for the party nomination in the New Brunswick election on September 24th. Local NDP members will choose between Hélène Boudreau and Evelyne … Continue reading

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Deputy Green leader says Mitton can win riding, just as Bob Hall did in ’82

The deputy leader of the Green Party of Canada says Memramcook-Tantramar is ready for a big change in September’s provincial election. “I see this as a riding to win,” Jo-Ann Roberts told about 30 people today at the Sackville Commons. … Continue reading

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Big Moon aims to generate tidal power at competitive rates

The country manager for Big Moon Canada is praising the Nova Scotia government after the province granted his  company two permits to generate tidal electricity on the north side of the Blomidon Peninsula near Cape Split. “Nova Scotia will be … Continue reading

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Big Moon Power gets Bay of Fundy tidal permits

Big Moon Power has been granted two permits to test its unique tidal generating system in the Minas Passage along the north shore of the Blomidon Peninsula near Cape Split. The first permit allows the Halifax-based company to test a … Continue reading

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Phinney opposes luxury apartment building

Sackville Town Councillor Bruce Phinney voted last night to stop the development of a luxury apartment building in the downtown business core. Phinney cast the only no vote. His seven council colleagues approved a resolution to move ahead with a … Continue reading

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Sackville’s engineer seeks OK for high-tech gear to map pipes, drains and hydrants

Sackville Town Council will be asked on Monday to approve an expenditure of just over $21,000 to purchase global positioning system (GPS) equipment that would help map the exact location of the town’s utilities including water mains and sewer pipes, … Continue reading

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Sackville Town Council hears about plans for luxury, downtown apartments

Sackville town councillors heard publicly tonight about JN Lafford Realty’s plans to build a luxury apartment building on the former United Church property at Main and York Streets overlooking the Mount Allison campus, the Swan Pond and the Waterfowl Park. … Continue reading

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