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Fire halls in Pictou County say department funding is ‘dangerously imbalanced’

August 5, 2021
By CBC News

Aug. 5, 2021, Pictou, N.S. – The sound of sirens filled the air on a recent evening as several fire trucks pulled up outside the municipal government building in Pictou, N.S. Banners were waved and horns were honked Tuesday as a form of protest against a recent decision by Pictou County municipal council to cut funding from 12 rural fire departments and redistribute that money to five others, as well as a move to raise the tax levy of those same five. CBC News reports. | READ MORE