THIS WEEK IN his­tory

Sackville Tribune - - EXTRAS -

Oct. 29, 1929 – The Wall Street stock mar­ket crash marks the of­fi­cial be­gin­ning of the Great De­pres­sion; how­ever, the Mar­itime econ­omy has al­ready suf­fered through al­most 10 years of de­pressed con­di­tions and has lit­tle fur­ther ground to lose.

Oct. 31, 1964 – De­spite pre­dicted prob­lems re­lat­ing to lo­ca­tion and high tides, Louis J. Ro­bichaud breaks ground for a chem­i­cal fer­til­izer plant at Dorch­ester Cape. Three years and over $10 mil­lion later, the chem­i­cal park de­clares bank­ruptcy.

Nov. 1, 1860 – While British cur­rency is still ac­cepted, dec­i­mal coinage be­comes the of­fi­cial ten­der in New Brunswick – and new coins are not minted un­til 1862.

Nov. 1, 1765 – The Stamp Act be­comes law in British North Amer­ica. All of­fi­cial doc­u­ments, news­pa­pers and pam­phlets are to be taxed by pur­chase of stamps is­sued and sold by the British gov­ern­ment. The act re­sults in price in­creases and later, the Amer­i­can Revo­lu­tion.

With risks of Lyme dis­ease grow­ing across the coun­try, one of the chal­lenges na­tion­wide is cal­cu­lat­ing the num­ber of Cana­di­ans who are in­fected.

But shed­ding some light on this is­sue are Dr. Vett Lloyd, Mount Al­li­son bi­ol­ogy pro­fes­sor and found­ing mem­ber of the Univer­sity’s Lyme Re­search Net­work, and Dr. Ralph Hawkins, MD, clin­i­cal as­so­ciate pro­fes­sor at the Univer­sity of Cal­gary’s Cum­ming School of Medicine and mem­ber of the Libin Car­dio­vas­cu­lar In­sti­tute of Al­berta. Their find­ings were re­cently pub­lished in the jour­nal Health­care.

“One un­known as­pect of this

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