The way we were (Jan. 20)

Jan. 24,1996

25 Years Ago
Mayors postpone vote: Pontiac’s mayors have decided to delay voting on a resolution declaring the county to be an inseparable part of Canada.
After a long and often heated debate in a room packed with television crews and spectators Monday, the 20 mayors voted 14-6 to table the resolution until next month’s meeting.
A call for a vote resulted in the mayors of Allumettes East, Sheenboro, Waltham, Alleyn and Cawood, Leslie Clapham and Huddersfield and Chichester voting against a postponement of the resolution vote.
The remaining 14 mayors voted in favour of Graham’s motion, thus delaying for one month a decision on the “Canadian status” resolution.
By that evening, the whole episode had . . .

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