Category Archives: Town of Sackville

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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Sackville councillors skeptical about need for 3rd set of traffic lights

Town Engineer Dwayne Acton has recommended that Sackville spend $32,775 to install a full set of traffic signals where thousands of Mount Allison students cross Main Street on their way to and from university residences, the Jennings Dining Hall and … Continue reading

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Mohawk Grand Chief speaks out against installing Cougar in Sackville’s Memorial Park

The Grand Chief of the Mohawk First Nation at Kanesatake, Quebec is urging the 8th Canadian Hussars to stand by its decision to withdraw the gift of a Cougar armoured personnel carrier for display in Sackville’s Memorial Park. Chief Serge … Continue reading

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Sackville councillors hear pros and cons of Cougar memorial at packed town hall meeting

It was standing room only at Sackville Town Council Tuesday night as about 100 people turned out to hear presentations for and against installing an armoured military vehicle known as a Cougar in Memorial Park. Alex Thomas, who led the … Continue reading

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Hussars withdraw gift of armoured vehicle for Sackville’s Memorial Park amid concerns about its use during Oka Crisis

The 8th Canadian Hussars have withdrawn the controversial gift of a Cougar armoured vehicle for installation in Sackville’s Memorial Park. James Lockyer, the regiment’s honorary colonel, confirmed the donation had been withdrawn during a telephone interview on Saturday. He said … Continue reading

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Sackville Waterfowl Park celebrated as environmental gem on its 30th anniversary

Sackville celebrated the 30th anniversary of its Waterfowl Park on Saturday with speeches, music, a short play, birthday cake and hotdogs. “Having the Waterfowl Park in Sackville has shaped my life,” MLA Megan Mitton told the crowd that had gathered … Continue reading

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Sackville legion president ‘disgusted’ by vandalism in Memorial Park

The Sackville detachment of the RCMP is trying to find out who spray painted lewd images of penises on both sides and the top of an armoured military vehicle last weekend in the town’s Memorial Park. Alf Walker, first vice-president … Continue reading

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