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Mary Coyle of Antigonish has been appointed to the Senate of Canada. She was scheduled to be sworn in as a member of the Upper Chamber on Wednesday (Dec. 13). File

In a democracy people don’t sit in the social and economic bleachers; they all play the game. Those famous words of Father Moses Coady – one of the founders of the Antigonish Movement – have been front-of-mind for Senator Mary Coyle with her appointment to Canada’s Upper Chamber. “I want to be part of ensuring that everybody plays a role in Canadian democracy,” she told the Casket, in reflecting on [...]

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