“For any future politicians out there, if you ever find yourself asking ‘Why do people not vote,’ simply look at the way that John Lohr and Tim Houston slapped democracy in the face, taking the decision out of the hands of the public and placing it in the hands of 5 unelected people,” wrote local advocate Bill Zebedee.
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The province has committed to cleaning up contaminated mine sites on Crown land, beginning with Montague Gold Mines near Dartmouth, N.S., and Goldenville, near Sherbrooke. The cost of remediating those two sites alone is estimated to be at least $60 million, but that figure is expected to rise.