January 18, 2021 | by: markfirth



You can expect a lane closure at Salmon Boulevard this week.

The closure comes to allow inspection of the JC Van Horne Bridge

it starts Tuesday and runs until Thursday from 730am-6pm.

The Tribune reports Cyclists and pedestrians are not affected but motorist
can expect delays.

However, the schedule is dependent on Weather conditions.

Campbellton VIllage Nursing home is reporting most residents and staff have
received their first dose of covid-19 vaccinations.

more than 90% of residents received their first dose of the moderna vaccine
since starting inoculation on January 7th.

According to the tribune the second doses will start to be administered on
February 3 for residents and employees will get their second dose on the 12th.

Due to strict measures in place at the village no residents or staff
contracted the virus.



Premier Blaine Higgs is appointing two commissioners in the coming weeks to
undertake a review of the Official Languages Act.

The Premier says the commissioners will present a final report with
recommendations to the government by December 31st this year.

In addition to the formal review of the Official Languages Act, the
commissioners will be asked to identify ways to improve access to both
official languages for all New Brunswickers.

Higgs noted that currently less than 50 per cent of students who graduate
from the anglophone education system have the ability to speak both English
and French.

NB-Workplace fatal in Alta

The body of a 25-year-old Saint Andre man who died in a workplace accident in
northern Alberta has now been recovered.

Patrick Poitras was operating a dozer when it fell through ice on a tailings
pond last wednesday at the Suncor Base Plant mine north of Fort McMurray.

Suncor says its emergency responders recovered the body on Friday night.