CKNB NEWS UPDATE NOVEMBER 6 2018
*CAMP AREA EMPLOYEE DEATH CASE RF/CBC
A forestry company in northern New Brunswick charged after the death of a
17-year-old employee has pleaded guilty.
Wanny Pelletier died in December of 2016, four days after a work accident at
a Saint-Quentin plant.
The Savoie Group, the town’s largest employer, was in Campbellton court, and
pleaded guilty to failing to provide the necessary supervision to Pelletier.
The high school student was at work at the pellet plant when he was hit in
the stomach by a piece of machinery.
He ended up with his leg stuck under the conveyor for two hours.
On February 12th, the Savoie Group will be sentenced.
*CAMP I WANNA GET HIGH, SO HIGH! RF/TRIB
The Tribune says that the Cannabis NB store in Campbellton shut down
yesterday (Mon) due to a lack of marijuana.
One reason is that many people are coming from the Gaspe Peninsula to buy pot
in nearby Campbellton, as the nearest store for Quebecers in that area is 200
kilometers away in Rimouski.
*CAMP WARMING AND CHARGING RF/GOV’T SITE
If you’re still without power following Saturday’s severe windstorm, there is
a warming and charging station at the Civic Centre in Campbellton, on Salmon
At one point, about 33 hundred people were without power in the
*CAMP FOOD DRIVE RF/CKNB
95 CKNB, the Campbellton Tigers, and the Atlantic Superstore will host the
Human Link Food Drive to support Family Violence Prevention Month tomorrow
(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.