Monthly Archives: August 2022

Expert calls Sackville’s whistleblowing policy ‘unworkable’

An expert on whistleblowing says Sackville’s volunteer firefighters are unlikely to report new instances of wrongdoing in the fire department under procedures town council approved this month. The procedures require firefighters who see activities they consider to be illegal or … Continue reading

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‘It’s big!’ Sackville OKs support for ‘monument’ to commemorate its foundries

Sackville Town Council voted unanimously last week to contribute up to $7,000 worth of labour and materials as well as up to $15,000 in cash to support plans for a massive steel monument to commemorate the Fawcett and Enterprise Foundries and … Continue reading

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No environmental impact assessment for Walker Rd. pipe plant

The provincial department of the environment has announced that the planned Walker Road plastic pipe manufacturing plant can go ahead without an environmental impact assessment (EIA). In a statement e-mailed yesterday to Warktimes, the department said its review determined that the … Continue reading

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They’re baaack! Jamie Irving to head Postmedia Board of Directors

Reports that the Irvings had given up their New Brunswick newspaper empire have suddenly proven premature with the appointment of Jamie Irving as Executive Chair of the Postmedia Board of Directors. The American-owned Postmedia chain that dominates the Canadian (and … Continue reading

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Prominent Sackville resident leaving town because of plastic pipe factory

Walker Road resident Peter Smith says he’s decided to sell his house and land and move out of Sackville after town council cleared the way for a nearby plastic drainage pipe factory without notifying property owners in the area. “We’re … Continue reading

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