Category Archives: New Brunswick government

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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Hundreds of student strikers march on Sackville town hall to demand action on climate change

Hundreds of students in Sackville rallied in the academic quadrangle at Mount Allison University today before marching to town hall to demand that all levels of government take action on climate change. Students from Salem Elementary, Marshview Middle School, Tantramar … Continue reading

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Mt. A. professors predict PCs will form the next NB government with another election soon

A trio of professors at Mount Allison University addressed a packed lecture hall today in Sackville as they strove to explain what happened in last month’s inconclusive New Brunswick election and what might come next. Politics professor Mario Levesque predicted … Continue reading

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Recount confirms Mitton win, LeBlanc loss in Memramcook-Tantramar

There were no cheers — or tears — today in a windowless Moncton courtroom when Madame Justice Brigitte Robichaud finally confirmed that Green Party candidate Megan Mitton had won the riding of Memramcook-Tantramar by 11 votes in the September 24th … Continue reading

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Mt. A. expert calls Sackville high-risk area for tick-borne disease

Mount Allison biology professor Vett Lloyd warned Town Council last Tuesday that Sackville is in a high-risk area for ticks that spread illnesses including Lyme disease. “The problem with ticks is not that they’re revolting blood suckers,” Dr. Lloyd said, … Continue reading

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Retired military policeman chosen as PC candidate in Memramcook-Tantramar

New Brunswick Progressive Conservatives have chosen Etienne Gaudet, a 48-year-old retired military police officer to contest the riding of Memramcook-Tantramar in the September 24th provincial election. “It’s not very often that we run into a retired military person who’s offered … Continue reading

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No one’s running the province, N.B. Green leader tells Sackville campaign rally

New Brunswick Green Party leader David Coon says serving in the provincial legislature is like taking a cruise and getting an opportunity to go up on the bridge to see who’s steering the boat, only to find it empty and “discovering … Continue reading

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