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Impaired driver arrested at RCMP detachment

ANTIGONISH – A 27-year-old man from Roachville has been charged with impaired driving related offences after he drove to the RCMP detachment hoping to release a friend who was in police custody. Just before 5 p.m. on March 13, RCMP located the intoxicated man at the Antigonish District RCMP detachment. The investigation determined the heavily […]

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Addiction should be treated with care, not flippant manner shown by gov’t

To the Editor: When the Conservatives win the election at the end of May 2017, they have promised not to “nickel and dime” our essential services to try and balance the budget. Myself and a veteran detox councillor put on a presentation at the Conservative caucus in Halifax on these program changes. I’ve met Progressive […]

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