Monthly Archives: September 2021

Liberal Dominic LeBlanc takes aim at federal Conservative leader & his party during Sackville candidates’ forum

Federal Conservative leader Erin O’Toole was not present at Thursday’s candidates’ forum at Sackville Town Hall, but his name was mentioned at least twice by Liberal Dominic LeBlanc, who is running for re-election in Beauséjour. LeBlanc’s drubbing of O’Toole and … Continue reading

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Beauséjour Free Party candidate supports calls for suspending ‘experimental’ COVID injections & national inquiry into handling of pandemic

Isabelle Sauriol Chiasson, the Free Party Canada candidate in Beauséjour says she’s never been all that interested in politics — at least not until she saw a video on Facebook last month. “I’m not a politician, I’m a normal person,” … Continue reading

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Conservative Shelly Mitchell offering ‘change’ to voters in Beauséjour

On a sunny September day, Beauséjour Conservative candidate Shelly Mitchell is contemplating the beauty of Sackville’s Waterfowl Park as she watches dragonflies darting over one of its main ponds. “This kind of environment is exactly what needs to be offered … Continue reading

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People’s Party candidate in Beauséjour says Canada’s future is at stake because of COVID ‘conspiracy’

Jack Minor’s face lights up when he’s asked to describe himself. “Who am I?” the People’s Party candidate in Beauséjour asks with a chuckle before giving a concise, but comprehensive answer. “I’m a carpenter, a pastor, a father, I have four … Continue reading

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NDP candidate Evelyne Godfrey ties racist attack to need for immigration reform and better health care

The federal NDP candidate in Beauséjour riding says a recent racially motivated attack on her campaign car shows that racism is on the rise and some people are feeling threatened by an influx of non-white immigrants since 2015. “I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Sackville says details in consultant’s report on fire dept. woes will not be made public

A consultant’s report on how to fix persistent bullying, harassment and the flouting of safety rules in Sackville Fire & Rescue will remain confidential, according to a statement posted today on the town’s website. “The assessment provides a comprehensive review … Continue reading

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Sackville town staff drop plan to define who is a journalist, but mayor imposes curbs on media questions

Sackville town staff have withdrawn a controversial proposal that would have restricted the definition of journalists “accredited” to cover council meetings. CAO Jamie Burke said staff made the decision after hearing from people opposed to a definition that would have … Continue reading

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