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New mayor, fresh blood on Calumet council

Serge Newberry is one of the new faces on the council of mayors, representing the Municipality of Calumet Island. He hopes to increase tourism to the area by promoting the region’s history and natural beauty.

Caleb Nickerson
CALUMET ISLAND
Nov. 22, 2017
As one of the fresh faces sitting at the council of mayors, the new representative for Calumet Island is hoping to bring attention to his municipality’s history and tourism potential.
Serge Newberry was the victor in a tight four-way race for the mayor’s seat, finishing with 144 votes or 33.88 per cent. The municipality was the most hotly contested in the entire MRC, with 16 candidates vying for seven positions and only one councillor, Réjean Meilleur, returning to office.

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