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Insurance rate hike shocks Cape Breton fire department

June 9, 2021 
By CBC News

June 9, 2021, Port Hastings, N.S. – Insurance costs are rising for some Nova Scotia fire departments, including a Cape Breton station that saw its premium to cover its vehicles rise by more than 250 per cent. Jim Cavanagh, the chief of the Port Hastings volunteer fire department, said it was a punch to the gut when he opened a letter with this year’s quote. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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