CKNB News November 5 2018
CAMP FOOD DRIVE
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.
MARITIMES ATV/SNOWMOBILE FATAL NUMBERS
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
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.
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.