Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, has been proclaimed National Truth and Reconciliation Day in the Town of Amherst.
“National Truth and Reconciliation Day is a solemn, important day that also provides hope for the future,” Mayor David Kogon said on Thursday Sept. 29, 2022, as he signed the proclamation on behalf of the Amherst town council.
The Amherst town council approved the second and final reading of an amendment to the Bylaw Respecting the Amherst Board of Police Commissioners when it met in special session on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.
The life-saving efforts of the province’s paramedics is being recognized by the Town of Amherst, which has proclaimed Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, as Medic Monday.
“Paramedics play a very important role in our health care system,” Mayor David Kogon said, as he signed the proclamation on behalf of the Amherst town council on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022.
Environment Canada has issued a tropical cyclone information statement and a special weather statement that state hurricane Fiona is expected to bring dangerous weather conditions to Amherst and the surrounding area later this week.
The storm is expected to affect the area between Friday evening (Sept. 23, 2022, and Saturday (Sept. 24, 2022). It is expected to bring severe and damaging wind gusts, very high waves, coastal storm surges and intense rainfall events.