Monthly Archives: April 2020

Green MLA Megan Mitton says COVID-19 shows need for guaranteed income and crackdown on ‘corporate tax dodgers’

New Brunswick Green Party MLA Megan Mitton says that although the COVID-19 pandemic has created new problems, it has also exposed some that already exist. “Now more than ever there is a need to de-couple labour from income and ensure … Continue reading

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Burke appointed Sackville CAO amid concerns about COVID-19

Concerns about the threats posed by the COVID-19 pandemic dominated a telephone meeting that Sackville Town Council held more than a week ago on Monday, April 6. The town released a 13-minute recording of the meeting today during which town … Continue reading

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In 7-1 vote, Sackville Town Council appoints Jamie Burke as CAO

Sackville Town Council has chosen one of the town’s senior managers as its new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). During a telephone meeting Monday night, six councillors and the deputy mayor voted to appoint Jamie Burke to the top administrative post … Continue reading

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MLA Mitton announces Tantramar task force to help people weather COVID-19 pandemic

Memramcook-Tantramar MLA Megan Mitton has announced the formation of a high-powered task force, the first of its kind in the province, to co-ordinate a response to the COVID-19 pandemic in southeastern New Brunswick. Mitton says the Tantramar COVID-19 Task Force … Continue reading

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Local councillor regrets temporary shutdown of Sackville’s weekly paper

Sackville Town Councillor Shawn Mesheau says he was sorry to hear that the Sackville Tribune-Post has suspended publication for three months. “My thoughts go out to the employees affected in our community as they adjust to this,” he wrote in an e-mail … Continue reading

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