November 5, 2018 | by: Dave Montgomery

CKNB News November 5 2018


95 CKNB, the Campbellton Tigers, and the Atlantic Superstore will host the

Human Link Food Drive to support Family Violence Prevention Month this

Wednesday, (November 7th), starting at ten in the morning at the Lord

Beaverbrook School in Campbellton.

If it rains, it will be held on Thursday.

If you can’t make it, non-perishable food items can be dropped off at the

front entrance of the LBS up til tomorrow (Tues November 6th).



They’re cleaning up in the Maritimes after a wicked wind and rain storm.

Tens of thousands were in the dark in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and PEI due

to downed trees and power lines.

Environment Canada had posted wind warnings, with forecasts for as much as

15-millimetres of rain.



Campbellton councillor Marco Savoie told the Tribune that the city should

think of moving the Sno-Fest to Sugarloaf Provincial Park, and holding it

with other communities as a regional effort.

The previous site at Rotary Field and Memorial Gardens Park wasn’t used in

2018, as the city cannot dump snow there for the slides because the province

wanted it kept clear – it is building a new school there in 2019.



More than 178 people have died in ATV and snowmobile crashes in Atlantic

Canada since 2012.

There are more than 360,000 of them registered in the four Atlantic


Most riders use them recreationally.

In most cases, victims were middle-aged men.

About a quarter of the victims died in rollover crashes, and another quarter

died after crashing into a tree or other stationary object.


NB-Fatal (RCMP sat)

A 55-year-old man is dead after a single vehicle crash on Highway 10 in

Cumberland Bay.

RCMP responded to the crash friday nightwhere a vehicle had left the road

and hit a power pole. A 55-year-old man, who was the driver of the vehicle,

was ejected from the pickup and pronounced dead at the scene. A female

passenger was injured and taken to hospital.


MIR-Walmart woman

The bail hearing for a Fredericton woman arrested in connection with the

Walmart shooting will be back in court today in Miramichi for a bail hearing.

41 year old Wendy Gail Losier’s lawyers asked for more time to finalize

docfuments for the hearing. She’s charged with one count of theft under

$5,000 and possession of a firearm with the serial number removed. The Crown

is opposed to her release.

She was a passenger in the car that was chased down Highway 11 to Richibuctou

where the 26 year old driver suffered a gunshot wound. He died later in



A week after Janes brand chicken burgers were put on a food recall list by

the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the company’s chicken strips have been


The agency issued the additional recall because of a possible salmonella


Do not eat them.

The Pub Style Chicken Strips come in an 800-gram package with a best-before

date of May 11, 2019.