Category Archives: Federal Election

Liberal Dominic LeBlanc unable to campaign in Beauséjour while Trudeau focusses on neighbouring NS riding

Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau rolled through Beauséjour riding yesterday on his way from a campaign appearance in Riverview to another in Amherst. In the last few days before the election on Monday, Trudeau did not stop here where his … Continue reading

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Beauséjour NDP candidate Jean-Marc Bélanger says Canadians need change and social justice

Jean-Marc Bélanger, the New Democratic Party candidate in Beauséjour, says his work as a professor of social work motivated him to run in the October 21st federal election. During an interview last week, Bélanger said that his teaching helped him identify … Continue reading

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Beauséjour People’s Party candidate Nancy Mercier running against UN agendas that she says threaten Canada

Nancy Mercier, the People’s Party candidate in the federal riding of Beauséjour, acknowledges that her party isn’t the same as the others and that its “common sense” platform is very controversial. “We are a very different party and we are … Continue reading

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Local candidates on helping students, climate change and — their favourite pizza toppings

Three of the five people running in Beauséjour appeared Wednesday evening at the federal riding’s first all-candidates forum, held at Mount Allison University. Liberal Dominic LeBlanc, who is recovering from surgery in a Montreal hospital, and People’s Party candidate Nancy … Continue reading

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Beauséjour Conservative candidate Vincent Cormier on economy, immigration & climate change

Vincent Cormier, the Conservative Party candidate in Beauséjour, says the riding needs to send someone to Ottawa who will listen to what people are saying and then, defend their interests. “If we go by the surveys that are out there … Continue reading

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Green Party leader visits Sackville promising daily train service and door-to-door mail

Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May called today for the restoration of door-to-door mail delivery and daily Via Rail passenger service between Halifax and Montreal. “We need to ensure that rural Canadians do not feel neglected and ignored,” May told … Continue reading

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Beauséjour Green candidate Laura Reinsborough hopes to build on provincial success

Federal Green Party candidate Laura Reinsborough says she feels her chances of winning in the local New Brunswick riding of Beauséjour on October 21 are much stronger because provincial voters elected two Greens here in last year’s provincial election. “The … Continue reading

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Veteran Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc unable to campaign in Beauséjour after cancer surgery

Dominic LeBlanc underwent a bone marrow transplant on Wednesday at a Montreal hospital and will not be able to campaign for the Liberals in the local New Brunswick riding of Beauséjour anytime soon. LeBlanc, who has represented Beauséjour as a Member of … Continue reading

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Sackville expected to join other municipalities in pressing for more federal-provincial support

Sackville Town Council is getting ready to launch a campaign this week seeking more than $865,000 in additional tax money from the federal and provincial governments. Councillors are expected to endorse a series of resolutions on Monday supporting other municipalities … Continue reading

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Construction begins on Sackville’s latest $2 million flood control project

Birch Hill Construction Ltd. of Moncton began clearing snow and brush on marshy land south of St. James Street on Tuesday in preparation for digging a retention pond designed to hold 40,000 cubic metres of water during heavy rain storms. … Continue reading

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Legal battle continues in aftermath of Sackville United Church demolition

The ongoing legal war between the Town of Sackville and former Heritage Board member Louis Béliveau moved to a new battlefield on Thursday — the New Brunswick Court of Appeal in Fredericton. Béliveau asked a panel of three judges to … Continue reading

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