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this week in history

DECEMBER 23, 1964: In his closing address to council for 1964, Mayor WW Prest complimented the elected representatives on their “vim, vigour and initiative.” They have been power houses in council, he told them, and often difficult to deal with because of their decided opinions, but they had worked hard to give sound economic government.

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NRT website: technical difficulties

The NRT would like to apologize to regular readers of our website. We have been experiencing technical difficulties for the past several months that have made it difficult to provide regular updates to the site. We apologize for the inconvenience …

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