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Fall River area councillor elected as Halifax’s new deputy mayor

By Steve MacArthur Nov 28, 2023 | 5:11 PM

The councillor for the Fall River area will serve as the next deputy mayor in Halifax.

Cathy Deagle-Gammon was elected to the role by her peers during council on Tuesday.

She is originally from Inverness in Cape Breton but has lived in Fall River for 25 years.

Deagle-Gammon was first elected to council in 2020 and takes over the deputy mayor’s post from Sam Austin.

It’s a one-year term.