CBRM mayor denies anti-Indigenous sentiment at city hall following resignations of fire chief, L’nu adviser – Saltwire

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 202352 Views

Sep 26 2023

SYDNEY, N.S. — The mayor of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality is denying the resignations of the regional fire chief and a municipal L’nu adviser within the same year both have any connection to alleged anti-Indigenous sentiment at city hall.

Michael Seth announced last Wednesday in a social media post that he was stepping down as chief of the Cape Breton Regional Fire Services.

Though Seth would not speak directly with the Cape Breton Post on the matter, a CBC report surfaced that his decision was partly because of strained relations with some CBRM councillors — mainly stemming from a complaint he made that led to a report which found four councillors in violation of CBRM’s harassment policy.

Earlier this year, former L’nu adviser Tanya Johnson-MacVicar quit her post over allegations that she faced outburst after outburst from Mayor Amanda McDougall-Merrill over several issues, as well as an incident during a social gala fundraiser that took place in December at the Joan Harriss Pavilion.

Read More: https://www.saltwire.com/cape-breton/news/local/cbrm-mayor-denies-anti-indigenous-sentiment-at-city-hall-following-resignations-of-fire-chief-lnu-adviser-100895649/

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