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‘Truly sorry’: Weyburn councillor issues formal apology for statements against care home
Published Thursday, March 14, 2019 10:46AM CST
A Weyburn city councillor has issued a formal apology for statements he made against building a care home in the city earlier this week.
Brad Wheeler wrote an email to council prior to Monday night’s meeting, where he raised concerns about building a home for adults with disabilities in the neighbourhood known as the Creeks.
On Wednesday, Wheeler issued a statement saying he “failed miserably at relaying a message on behalf of residents of the Creeks.”
“The statements I made are not the sentiments of the residents in the Creeks development, nor do they reflect mine,” Wheeler’s apology said. “I spoke against my better judgement and sincerely wish I hadn’t.”
He finished his letter saying he is “truly sorry” for his comments.
“I would appreciate the forgiveness of those that I have offended,” the email said.