CBC: In Eastern Canada Rector furious over reprieve for St. Philip’s Church Building

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The council is allowing the Church By The Sea Committee enough time to develop its plan to turn the former church into a museum.

"I'm disappointed at how the vote went," said Rev. Edward Keeping, the rector of the community's church, who blamed some members of council for having made up their minds before the matter was debated Tuesday night.

He said he would file a complaint with the provincial Department of Municipal Affairs about the conduct of some councillors, and insisted the decision goes against the vast majority of congregation members who voted in favour of demolition at an annual meeting three weeks ago.

"We cannot afford it. We don't have the money," Keeping said.

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