Listeners brought up questions about the perceived conflict over the application of herbicides on a Mount Allison sports field and the ticketing of youth for skateboarding on Sackville streets. Town Councillor Bill Evans responds, and together we unpack the by-laws and behind-the-scenes policy work around these issues. For Evans, public dialogue and public pressure are important parts of the process of coming up with a better policy.

“Get the facts straight, find out what is actually going on, and then work constructively to achieve the change you want… this is what civics is all about,” he says.