Sutherland Saga on hold to start the new year

23jt01sutherlandjpgIt was a case of hit the pause button Tuesday at the Elgin County Courthouse as the Sutherland Press building saga entered a new year.
A scheduled hearing between the City of St. Thomas and David McGee, owner of the four-storey structure, failed to get off the ground  when his lawyer, Valerie M’Garry, was unable to attend due to illness.
McGee is challenging an unsafe building order issued Oct. 28 by the city that gave him until Dec. 15 of last year to provide a detailed work plan and schedule repairs to begin by next Monday at the boxy tribute to the city’s industrial era.

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