Ge­orge MacDon­ald to re­of­fer for Dist. 9 in mu­nic­i­pal elec­tion

Cape Breton Post - - NEWS -

GLACE BAY — Ge­orge MacDon­ald, deputy mayor and Dist. 9 Coun., will be re­of­fer­ing in the up­com­ing mu­nic­i­pal elec­tion. A re­tired ed­u­ca­tor af­ter 36 years, MacDon­ald served eight years on the school board and the past eight as coun­cil­lor. MacDon­ald cred­its his suc­cess in mu­nic­i­pal pol­i­tics to us­ing the same skills he used in guid­ance: be­ing ac­ces­si­ble, ap­proach­able, hon­est and treat­ing ev­ery res­i­dent's prob­lem — no mat­ter how big or small — as his own. MacDon­ald de­scribes the next four years in the CBRM as to be “ex­cit­ing and chal­leng­ing.” “Ex­cit­ing be­cause of the large projects like Port devel­op­ment, cruise ter­mi­nal ex­pan­sion, Donkin mine and many more that will stress eco­nomic devel­op­ment which is so badly needed,” he said. “Chal­leng­ing be­cause in Dis­trict 9 we have mas­sive in­fra­struc­ture prob­lems. Now with ap­par­ent fi­nan­cial Fed­eral fund­ing af­ter the re­cent bud­get and Pro­vin­cial col­lab­o­ra­tion I can see light at the end of the tun­nel.”

Fish­cakes and beans avail­able

PORT MORIEN — St. Paul’s Angli­can Church will be hold­ing a fish­cakes and beans take­out. The meal will be avail­able on Fri­day, April 8 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Kent hall. To pre-or­der, call 902-737-2497 or 902-737- 5983. Or­ders should be in by April 6.

Drop-in for adults with dis­abil­i­ties

DO­MIN­ION — A team achiever drop-in ses­sion for adult per­sons with dis­abil­i­ties is held at the Do­min­ion Cen­tre on Mon­days from 9:30-11 a.m. There is no charge and ev­ery­one is wel­come. A par­ent or care­giver must ac­com­pany their loved one. The cen­tre is lo­cated at 78 Com­mer­cial St.

Coun­try mar­ket April 9

PORT MORIEN — The monthly coun­try mar­ket at the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion will take place on April 9 from 2-4 p.m. The bake sale will be spon­sored by the Sun­rise 4H Club. Any do­na­tions of for the le­gion's flea mar­ket are al­ways ap­pre­ci­ated.

MacDon­ald

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