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Friday, October 18, 2013

Premier To Meet With First Nations Chief On Shale Gas

In the aftermath of yesterday's violencem on Highway 134 outside Rexton, Premier David Alward and the Chief of the Elsipogtog First Nation will meet today. 

Aaron Sock was among the 40 or so people arrested yesterday. 

The Premier has released a statement saying he's deeply troubled about the violence that erupted at a protest site on Highway 134  but the government cannot endorse or tolerate unlawful activity. He also maintains his government is committed to dialogue and a peaceful resolution.