New Brunswick ocean beach first to get Blue Flag designation

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Aboiteau Beach in Cap-Pelé earned its Blue Flag designation today. It's an international designation that's awarded on a yearly basis to beaches that, among other things, are safe and meet strict criteria for water quality.Only 26 beaches across Canada hold a Blue Flag designation and Aboiteau is the only coastal beach on the list. The community plans a big celebration for the designation, said mayor Serge Léger.

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