Monthly Archives: September 2018

Consultant outlines short-term flood control plan, but says Sackville will need to do more

A consultant with Crandall Engineering of Moncton suggests the construction of two large stormwater retention ponds east of Lorne Street will be crucial for long-term flood prevention in downtown Sackville. During a presentation to town council on Tuesday evening, Pierre … Continue reading

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Local PC, NDP, Green candidates debate hot environmental topics while Liberal stays away

Local PC, NDP and Green Party candidates discussed contentious environmental issues such as a carbon tax, fracking and glyphosate spraying Tuesday night in Sackville — without the participation of the Liberal who has represented the New Brunswick riding of Memramcook-Tantramar for … Continue reading

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NB election: Greens promise sweeping changes to fix health care ‘crisis’

New Brunswick’s Green Party leader is promising a revamped provincial health care system that would include improved mental health services, 40 new nurse practitioners, midwifery services in every region and eight new community health centres. David Coon says the changes … Continue reading

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