Liberal leader in Cumberland County this weekend

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McNeil to tour with Farrell, Jackson

Liberal leader Stephen McNeil will be in Cumberland County on Friday and Saturday.

AMHERST – Nova Scotia Liberal leader Stephen McNeil will have a busy two-day visit to Cumberland County this weekend.

The Liberal leader is gearing up for a provincial election expected to be called any day now and will join Liberal candidate Kenny John Jackson in Cumberland South on Friday and Liberal candidate Terry Farrell in Cumberland North on Saturday.  

McNeil and Jackson will begin their tour in Springhill before heading to Parrsboro later in the morning to do some campaigning and tour the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy.

They will then conduct some door-to-door canvassing in Springhill later in the afternoon.  

The Liberal leader has a busy day of activities Saturday in both Amherst and Pugwash.

McNeil will start his day with Farrell at the Blueberry Breakfast at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Amherst at 8 a.m.

The two will then head off to Pugwash to attend the Farmer’s Market at 9:30 a.m. and meet with area residents.  

The Liberal leader is schedule to visit the Cumberland County Museum in Amherst in the early afternoon and then stop by the Pharmasave around 2 p.m.

He’ll close out his visit to Cumberland North attending the Blueberry Harvest Festival Corn Boil in Victoria Square in downtown Amherst at 4 p.m. 


Organizations: Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy, Knights of Columbus Hall, Cumberland County Museum Pharmasave

Geographic location: AMHERST, Cumberland County, Cumberland North Springhill Pugwash Cumberland South Parrsboro Victoria Square

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  • al
    August 15, 2013 - 10:40

    welcome welcome welcome ,,let the celebrations begin i am not liberal,,conservative or ndp just ordinary citizen,,,,,,i have few words to say now the provincial election due any time,,, as its not enough we are suffering and stressed from our mayors and councilers and their empty promises,,,,we will be more blessed by the holy visits of the provincial leaders now they have all the time to come and visit us and praise cumberland county,,issue lots of fancy promises and go back and spend more time and more money where the votes are,,the south shore,,and the happy valley ,,and of course the battle ground in halifax,,dartmouth,, one thing i want to say to all these smart politicians,,please have a heart and be honest and forget politics and look at the economic destruction in our cumberland county,,,,,treat us like human beings,,businesses and stores are closing,,no tourisim,,no investments,,high employments,,people are leaving homes and families,,cumberland county is the gate for nova scotia,, i chalange those politicians to say it in public with their big smiles and shaking hands ,,if they cant keep their promise for us,,to resign,,leave politics and never run again,,,,,can they do that? my advice to our heroes the mayors to have the courage and use this opportunity of visiting to speak very loud and demand serious action to save this county and not to be afraid and just be happy with few hundreds of thousands of dollars to pave some roads and decorate all buildings,,, and to the poor unemployed of this county to stand tall and demand serious action,,enough is enough

  • David
    August 14, 2013 - 21:44

    Can one of the reporters for this paper ask about the school in River Hebert? WE are still waiting to hear when they are going to tender the one seems to want to talk about the school. It makes me sick to think my daughter has to go to a school that looks like it should be in a second world country!!! This is a news paper try covering news!!!!