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This past year has been stressful for everyone for many reasons. At just about the same time we were all learning about a new pandemic that was about to go global, residents in rural New Brunswick were reeling from the news that healthcare reforms were going to be introduced that would, among other things, see our emergency rooms closed overnight.
The provincial government has launched a Disaster Financial Assistance program to help small businesses, municipalities and individuals who suffered property damage following the heavy rainfall.
The program provides assistance for eligible damage and losses that threaten the health and safety of individuals, municipalities and small businesses. The maximum assistance for structural repairs to private residences is $160,000, while the maximum for small businesses and not-for-profit organizations is $500,000
The Town of Sussex is pleased to advise residents of an important capital improvement project that has begun today. The Sussex Sawmill has initiated the work necessary to complete an investment of $15,000,00 to upgrade this facility and to implement a modernization of an important economic driver in the greater Sussex Region.
Please see the COVID-19 Operational Plan of this facility and the safety processes put in place as the construction is completed.
As Canada navigates the second wave of COVID-19, people are still seeking support and unsure where to turn.
In June and July 2020, over 260 occurrences of fraud and identity theft cases were reported to the RCMP J Division which resulted in monetary loss or the disclosure of personal information by the victims.
Every year, more than 2,100 North Americans are killed or seriously injured because of unsafe behavior around tracks and trains. Rail safety is everyone’s responsibility. The Town of Sussex joins CN to promote rail safety in our community. It is a shared responsibility!
The Town of Sussex and the Village of Sussex Corner is inviting residents to a public presentation of the Flood Master Plan Study.
A planned crosswalk upgrade to ensure pedestrians can move safely through town has been rejected by CN and Transport Canada, causing frustration at Sussex Town Hall.
Communities across New Brunswick are facing the effects of climate change. While the effects and experience differ for many communities, Sussex has developed and completed Phase I of its Climate Change Adaptation Plan.