CKNB NEWS UPDATE FRIDAY MARCH 15 2019
*CAMP DAL “DIRTY DEEDS DONE DIRT CHEAP
Dalhousie wants NB Power to clean up the site of its former generating
station and give the land back.
The former generating station was closed in 2012, but fuel tanks and
pipelines were left intact.
Mayor Norman Pelletier says NB Power expropriated prime development property
from Dalhousie and is refusing to give it back.
NB power, meanwhile, insists there is interest in the site that includes use
of the infrastructure they left behind.
NB/MCTN-Charges in nurse attack
A man is facing charges after a nurse was attacked at the Dr. Georges-LDumont
The nurse was attacked and seriously injured by the husband of a patient who
was upset his wife had been transferred from her room to another closer to
the nurses station because she was suffering seizures. The nurse was under
attack in a closed office for several minutes until security intervened. She
was taken to the E-R with head trauma and a broken nose.
RCMP say a 69 year old man from Acadieville will be in court June 4th.
A New Brunswick woman has been charged with attempted murder after an
incident that left another woman injured.
The R-C-M-P were called to a Moncton home earlier this week after a woman was
assaulted with a weapon.
The woman was taken to hospital, and a 55-year-old woman was arrested at the
*MONC SCHOOL INCIDENT
A number of police dealt with an incident at the Moncton High School
The Anglophone East School District told Global News that there was an
incident between two students.
No further information has been released.
*NB VICKERS GRITS
A former House of Commons sergeant-at-arms from the Miramichi area, appears
ready to toss his hat in the ring for the Liberal leadership in New
Kevin Vickers plans to hold a noon-time news conference today (Fri).
He’s been touted as a possible candidate for the Liberal leadership to
replace former premier Brian Gallant.
Vickers was lauded for the role he played in helping to end the 2014 attack
on Parliament Hill by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a Muslim convert, who shot and
killed a Canadian soldier.
Boeing is taking a huge hit to its reputation after the newest version of its
best-selling aircraft crashed twice in less than six months, leaving 346
It’s also facing criticism over its decision not to voluntarily ground the
planes itself, as more than 40 countries have now done.
Transport Minister Marc Garneau says the decision to ground them came after a
review of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 people on board,
including 18 Canadians.
Sunday’s crash bore similarities to Indonesia’s Lion Air crash of the same
model in October.