(Editor’s Note: Following is a message from Annapolis County Warden Reg Ritchie to the people of Annapolis County.)
“This week our nation witnessed two unforgivable attacks targeting Canadian soldiers which resulted in the loss of lives. On behalf of Council and Staff, I would like to send thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of the victims of these horrific incidents, with deep condolences to the families of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Cpl. Nathan Frank Cirillo for their loss.
“Malicious acts of this magnitude touch everyone and, understandably, people here in Annapolis County can be left feeling vulnerable and insecure. However, the RCMP is reassuring everyone things are under control and Annapolis County is safe.
“We are fortunate to live in an area that is known for its quality of life. Annapolis County has a strong sense of safety and security. Much of this can be attributed to the RCMP we are fortunate to have in this area. It is during these challenging times, that our nation has faced this week, that we reconfirm our safety and security.
“This is the message I wish to confidently share with our residents - We are well protected and Annapolis County has been and remains safe.
“The RCMP has told us that they will be monitoring and looking after matters in all communities. They wish to ensure people that everything remains stable in this region and no one needs to be alarmed. However, if anyone…