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PEI farmers appeal environmental conviction

October 6, 2014  By Journal Pioneer

October 6, 2014, Charlottetown, PEI – An appeal from two farmers convicted of planting potatoes where they weren’t supposed to could be decided by how a judge defines a single word.

Alex Docherty, who is Community Services Minister Valerie Docherty’s husband, and his brother-in-law, Blake MacDonald, were each fined $3,150 last year for violating the Environmental Protection Act in 2012. READ MORE


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