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Saint John to eliminate 24 firefighter positions due to cutbacks

June 23, 2020
By CBC News

June 23, 2020, Saint John, N.B. – Saint John council has approved the elimination of 24 firefighter positions and the closing of a fire station as long-discussed municipal cutbacks became real Monday night. The Fire Department cuts will save the city $1.87 million toward $10 million in total cost reductions to be implemented by the end of this year as the municipality responds to anticipated deficits in 2021 and 2022. CBC News reports. | READ MORE