Quebec AM | Nov 1, 2013 | 9:59

Citizens in New Richmond frustrated over closed down bridge

A major issue in New Richmond's elections is the future of a bridge on a rural road, that has been blocked off for over two and a half years. Marika Wheeler tells us what municipal candidates plan to do about it.

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