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Backfire as Port aux Basques council adopts two-tier registration policy for Bruce II programs

Bruce II Sports Centre in Port aux Basques
Bruce II Sports Centre in Port aux Basques -File photo

Feb. 5

The relevant portion of the Gulf News article consisted of only three lines and was little more than a housekeeping note – a brief mention of a policy change regarding registration procedures for some programs at the Bruce II Sports Centre in Port aux Basques.
What followed was an almost 1,000-comment long discussion in a local Facebook group that left bitter feelings and divided some residents of the southwest coast.

At a town council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 23, the recreation committee recommended adopting a two-tier registration policy for some children’s programs, such as swimming and summer sports.

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