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Inverness native Allan J. MacEachen, a former federal cabinet minister and retired senator died Sept. 12 in St. Martha’s Regional Hospital. He was 96. File

He was a giant on the Canadian political scene for more than four decades, but Allan J. MacEachen never forgot his roots. “Living in a coal-mining town leaves its indelible imprint,” the Inverness native wrote in an essay called All Those Years. Often considered one of the finest minds and best debaters in our nation’s rich history, MacEachen died Sept. 12 at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital. He was 96. “He [...]

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