Monthly Archives: April 2021

Sackville mayoralty candidates duck questions about fire department

So far, Sackville’s two mayoralty candidates are not answering questions about what they would do, if elected, about allegations of discrimination, harassment and bullying in the town’s fire department. Acting Mayor Ron Aiken did not respond to e-mails and a … Continue reading

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‘It’s got to stop’: Firefighters call for an end to bullying, harassment and favouritism in Sackville Fire & Rescue

Firefighters say it’s time for Sackville’s fire chief, the town CAO, and members of town council to end the persistent bullying and intimidation of volunteers that has led to a spate of resignations over the last five years. “I think … Continue reading

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‘The artist and the prince’: Sackville sculptor remembers Prince Philip

Middle Sackville artist Christian Corbet says he woke up this morning to about 200 messages from members of the Canadian military as well as friends and distant relations including a couple of Winston Churchill’s grandchildren. The messages were about the death … Continue reading

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Pond Shore residents lose another round in their fight to lower the speed limit on their busy road

Residents of Sackville’s Pond Shore Road have suffered a big setback in their 11-year campaign to get the 60 km/h speed limit in their neighbourhood reduced to 50. A consultant’s report from WSP Canada, that cost the town between $3,000 … Continue reading

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Sackville managers recommend keeping ban on street skateboarding, but councillors not so sure

A proposal to lift the ban on street skateboarding hit a big pothole last night at Sackville Town Council when staff recommended looking at ways of improving the existing skatepark instead. In February, council gave first reading or preliminary approval … Continue reading

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