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Candidates discuss amalgamation

On Oct. 26, around 70 people came out to the Pontiac Conference Centre in Fort Coulonge for a panel discussion on the amalgamation of Fort Coulonge and Mansfield. Hosted by the Comité de citoyens ouvert à la fusion in Mansfield et Fort Coulonge (CCOF), the event was hailed as a success by those involved.

Caleb Nickerson
FORT COULONGE
Oct. 26, 2017
On Thursday evening, candidates from the municipalities of Fort Coulonge and Mansfield came together with residents for a panel discussion on amalgamating the two communities at the Pontiac Conference Centre in Fort Coulonge.
Hosted by the Comité de citoyens ouvert à la fusion in Mansfield et Fort Coulonge (CCOF), the event featured 13 candidates for councillor or mayor discussing the issues for an audience of about 70 people. All mayoral candidates were present except for current Mansfield Mayor Kathleen Belec, who opposes amalgamation.

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