'A kick in the teeth': Flood-damaged Bedford businesses say disaster relief falls short

Local MLA vows to push for changes to financial-assistance program

CBC NewsGareth Hampshire

Two Bedford businesses that suffered major flood damage in July want to see changes to the provincial relief program that was announced in response to the disaster, after discovering it won't cover their costliest repairs.

Resto Urban Dining and Choice Health Centre have faced months of restoration work. Both are located on the Bedford Highway next to the Sackville River, which overflowed after as much as 250 millimetres of rain fell on the area on July 21 and 22.

The provincial government's fina…

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'A kick in the teeth': Flood-damaged Bedford businesses say disaster relief falls short

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