Service for Allan MacEachen scheduled for Sunday at St. FX

A celebration of the life of Allan J. MacEachen will be held Sunday in Antigonish.

The Inverness native died Tuesday at the age of 96.

A longtime Nova Scotia MP, MacEachen was also a cabinet minister, senator, and Canada's first deputy prime minister.

The service, which is open to the public, begins at 2 p.m. at the Charles V. Keating Centre.

The province says there will be a live webcast of the services at novascotia.ca.