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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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Deputy Green leader says Mitton can win riding, just as Bob Hall did in ’82

The deputy leader of the Green Party of Canada says Memramcook-Tantramar is ready for a big change in September’s provincial election. “I see this as a riding to win,” Jo-Ann Roberts told about 30 people today at the Sackville Commons. … Continue reading

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Mitton says Medavie deal pushed her back into provincial politics as local Green Party candidate

Sackville Town Councillor Megan Mitton says that after her father died of pancreatic cancer last year, she felt too exhausted to contemplate running again for the Green Party in this fall’s provincial election. “I said, ‘no, I’m not interested in … Continue reading

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In 7-1 vote, Sackville councillors approve pay hike for town managers

It appears Sackville managers will be getting substantial raises this year to bring their salaries more in line with unionized workers on the town’s payroll. At their meeting last night, a majority of councillors approved a one-time “catch up” over … Continue reading

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Union members rally to support Sackville workers after town presents ‘final’ offer

About three dozen members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees showed up at last night’s council meeting to demonstrate support for  Sackville municipal workers whose contract expired more than a year ago. The town and representatives for CUPE local … Continue reading

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Mt. A. student victory, Sackville says no to Energy East pipeline

A group of Mount Allison students were all smiles Tuesday night after Sackville Town Council voted 5-3 to oppose the Energy East oil pipeline. The students, who were enrolled last fall in an environmental activism course taught by Professor Brad … Continue reading

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Sackville councillors hear the case for Energy East pipeline

When officials representing the proposed Energy East pipeline appeared before Sackville Town Council Monday night, more than two dozen workers and community college students from around the province came along with them. The group waved placards outside town hall and … Continue reading

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