Flags at half mast
The Municipality of Cumberland has lowered flags to half mast to honour the memory of the Honourable Roger Bacon, who passed away October 4, 2021.
Mayor Murray Scott remembered Bacon’s commitment to his community, “Roger’s legacy is his commitment to citizens and community, which he never forgot. I always appreciated his advice. My thoughts are with his family at this time.”
Bacon was a municipal councillor from 1958 until 1970. During his time in municipal government, Bacon also fulfilled the role of Deputy Warden. Bacon served in provincial politics from 1970 until 1993 holding many cabinet positions and was the 21st Premier of Nova Scotia.
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