Bob Stead, former Wolfville mayor, dies

Bob Stead, who served as mayor and a councillor in Wolfville for more than 20 years, has died.

Bob Stead, who served as mayor and a councillor in Wolfville for more than 20 years, has died.

The town announced his death on Saturday.

Wolfville was the first municipality in Canada to ban smoking in vehicles when a child is present.

He also opposed the use of non-commercial pesticides, which led to provincial legislation. 

A funeral will be held on Tuesday at his alma mater, Acadia University.

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