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Court extends deadline for NB potato farm


October 18, 2011
By Times & Transcript

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October 7, 2011, Edmunston, NB – Henk Tepper’s family farm has been granted further reprieve from its more than $11 million in debt as creditor protection on its outstanding bills has now been extended until the end of October. Edmundston Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Lucie LaVigne granted the extension.

October 7, 2011, Edmunston, NB – Henk Tepper’s family farm has been granted further reprieve from its more than $11 million in debt as creditor protection on its outstanding bills has now been extended until the end of October. Edmundston Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Lucie LaVigne granted the extension.

Berend Tepper, the 70-year-old father of a New Brunswick potato farmer detained in a Lebanese jail, had provided a sworn affidavit to the court in the hopes that creditor protection for his beleaguered son’s farm would receive an extension in efforts to sell its current potato crop.

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