Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Three 'Dry' Areas in Nova Scotia to Vote on Whether to Allow Liquor Sales

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Three 'Dry' Areas in Nova Scotia to Vote on Whether to Allow Liquor Sales

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'Dry' areas of N.S. to vote on liquor sales

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HALIFAX - It sounds like something from the days of Prohibition, but voters in three parts of Nova Scotia will decide next month whether to allow the sale of alcohol in their communities.

Plebiscites are scheduled for May 8 in districts three and four in Annapolis County and district eight in Colchester County.

Andy LeBlanc of Elections Nova Scotia said there are about 100 districts in the province still considered "dry."

The question on the plebiscite is: "Are you in favour of the sale of liquor in your municipality in accordance with the Liquor Control Act?"

LeBlanc said the request comes from the municipalities.

"They make a request to the Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. …

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