Monthly Archives: July 2018

Troubled financial waters ahead for Bay of Fundy tidal test project?

Just days after the successful deployment of its latest OpenHydro turbine in the Minas Passage, Cape Sharp Tidal Inc. could be facing an uncertain future. Two Irish newspapers, the Irish Times and the Irish Examiner are reporting that its French parent company, … Continue reading

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Cape Sharp Tidal deploys another Bay of Fundy turbine

Cape Sharp Tidal Inc. successfully deployed its second massive 2MW turbine Sunday afternoon at its test site in the turbulent waters of the Minas Passage, eight kilometres west of Parrsboro, N.S. “We had a very good day today,” said a … Continue reading

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Repeal of Sackville heritage bylaw eases restrictions on new Lafford apartments

Sackville Town Council’s repeal of its heritage bylaw on Monday will make it easier for Lafford Realty Inc. to construct a controversial three-storey apartment building  with underground parking on land once owned by the United Church. During the question and … Continue reading

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Sackville repeals its heritage bylaw

Sackville town councillors voted Monday night to repeal the town’s heritage bylaw and dissolve the Heritage Board leaving property owners free to demolish or alter the look of downtown buildings in previously designated heritage conservation areas without having to apply … Continue reading

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Mt. A. expert calls Sackville high-risk area for tick-borne disease

Mount Allison biology professor Vett Lloyd warned Town Council last Tuesday that Sackville is in a high-risk area for ticks that spread illnesses including Lyme disease. “The problem with ticks is not that they’re revolting blood suckers,” Dr. Lloyd said, … Continue reading

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Evans ‘gobsmacked’ by Lorne St. flood control costs

Sackville Town Councillor Bill Evans says he’s “gobsmacked” by the news that the second phase of the town’s Lorne Street flood control project could cost nearly $6 million, twice as much as the $2.9 million in federal, provincial and municipal … Continue reading

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