CKNB NEWS UPDATE FRIDAY JANUARY 10 2020
NB/CAM – BABIES BACK
Labour and delivery services will resume at Campbellton Regional Hospital on
Monday at 8:00am.
In a release Vitalité Health Network CEO Gilles Lanteigne says considerable
efforts have been made in the field to quickly resolve the situation which
forced the closure.
Obstetric services were first delayed as part of what management called
extrodinary measures due to overcrowding on November 21st.
They reopened temporarily December 23rd, but were shut down again last
Monday. Families have been forced to travel to Bathurst for services.
CAM – SMILE FOR THE CAMERA
The Campbellton RCMP have released photos of a suspect wanted in connection
with a theft at the Sugarloaf Mall.
Police say several clothing itmes were taken from the Reitman’s store on
Photos of the female suspect, with long blond hair, were captured on
surveillinece camera and can be viewed online at the RCMP’s news website.
NB/CAM/MIR – GREEN PHARMACY
A pharmacy in Bathurst, New Brunswick, is the first in the province to offer
patients an eco-friendly alternative for their medications.
The Pharmasave Health Center has implemented a “green vial option” where
patients can opt for reusable glass vials in an effort to reduce plastic
With increasing levels of plastic waste in the world, owner & manager Andreas
Pohle says actions are needed in every industry.
The green vial movement began in Montreal.
NB/CAM – ROY SEARCH
RCMP continue to search for a 63-year-old Rolland Roy whose vehicle was
located submerged in the Chaleur Bay in Dalhousie last weekend.
Roy was last seen January 3rd around 5:45pm in Campbellton and was supposed
to be travelling to Dalhousie later that night.
His truck was found underwater near the boat launch in Inch Arran Park
Campground on January 4th. Ground, water, and air searches have so far been
Roy is described as six-feet, 185-pounds with short grey hair, blue eyes, and
CAM – CARING CLOSET
Longtime Campbellton area teacher Heather Ferguson has started the Caring
Closet to give children access to the basic needs of life.
Ferguson tells the Tribune the program will help the more than 10-percent of
the school population that is struggling.
The Caring Closet will see students, staff, and area residents bring gently
used clothing and hygiene products to Ferguson at Sugarloaf Senior High
Students are then referred to the resource teacher who discreetly allows the
student to take what they need from the supplies. Donations are being
CAM – TED TALK
Over 3-thousand languages around the world are disappearing within the next
80-years possibly silencing entire cultures.
A TED-talk by language activist Daniel Bögre Udell hosted by the Campbellton
Centennial Library will address ways to revive ancestral languages.
In a release Udell says reclaiming languages and embracing your culture is a
powerful way to be yourself and rebuild traditions.
The TED-talk is on February 27th at the Library from 6:30 to 8:00pm