Councillor must apologize and pay $500 fine or resign, says P.E.I. minister

 By Lyndsay Armstrong in Halifax. The Canadian Press MURRAY HARBOUR, P.E.I.- A village councillor in Prince Edward Island has until Sunday to pay a $500 fine and apologize for displaying a sign on his property denying the existence of residential school graves, or he will be forced to resign. P.E.I. Minister of Housing, Land and Communities Rob Lantz said in a statement Thursday that Murray Harbour Coun. John Robertson has until Dec. 31 to comply with the sanctions placed on him by council. Robertson did not immediately respond to requests for comment Thursday. The councillor displayed a sign in October with the message, “Truth: mass grave hoax” and “Reconciliation: Redeem Sir John A.’s integrity,” ahead of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. In response to the sign, Robertson received…

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