CKNB NEWS UPDATE MONDAY AUGUST 6 2019
CAM – NEW GOVERNMENT OFFICE
The government offices going into the old Woolworth’s building are still in
the planning phase meaning the fall move in date may be delayed.
According to the Tribune the employees are currently housed part of a former
hospital that is being sold to a developer after the move and converted into
Department of Transportation and Infrastructure spokesman Paul Bradley says
plans are still being finalized.
CAM – STORM
The rain and hail storm on Saturday may not have lasted long but did some
damage in Campbellton… especially on the west side of the city.
Gusting winds knocked down several trees and large branches.
A large tree blocked Roseberry Street and RCMP were forced to shut down
Sugarloaf Street as tree fell on power lines.
Atholville saw it’s fairshare of the storm as well with parking lots and low
lying areas quickly filling with water.
MCNT/NB – POLICE SHOOTING
A 24-year-old man has died after a police shooting in Moncton.
Codac RCMP responded to a call on Sunday at two in the afternoon on Somerset
Street. They found a man with a weapon who began threatening police.
They tasered him, but he continued to threaten until officers shot him. RCMP
say CPR was conducted but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Nova Scotia Serious Incident Response Team, an independent agency, will
conduct a review of police actions in response to the incident as the
Five people were shot and wounded early yesterday in a packed nightclub in
Police say there was chaos inside the District 45 nightclub after two men and
three women were injured. One of the men was rushed to hospital in
life-threatening condition. Therte were 11 shootings in Toronto on the
weekend leaving 14 people wounded but no fatalities.