December 3, 2019 | by: markfirth

CKNB NEWS UPDATE TUESDAY DECEMBER 3 2019

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CAM – NO CARBRON CREDITS

Maritime Iron now says it won’t be looking to be exempt on federal carbon
rules for the proposed 1.5-billion-dollar iron ore plant in Belldune.

Earlier the company had said it would lower global emissions by being modern
and reducing shipping time so it could be exempt even though it will increase
emissions in the province.

However, now Maritime Iron tells CBC they have something different in mind as
global trading of carbon credits is still evolving.

The facility could create 13-hundred construction jobs and 200 permanent
jobs… a definite help after the loss of Brunswick Smelter and 420 jobs in
the area.

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CAM – PULP MILL
The pulp mill in Atholville will continue operating after recieving air
quality approval from the province.

The New Brunswcik Government has issued the mill a new class 1 air quality
approval to continue operating.

The AV Group owned mill’s current approval was set to expire at the end of
the year.

The Mill has been operating in Atholville since 1930, although it was shut
down for a couple of years in the mid 90’s before reopening under current
ownership in 1998.

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CAM – CHAMBER SPEAKER

The Campbellton Regional Chamber of Commerce annual general meeting’s guest
speaker offered solutions to labour issues and shortages in the region.

According to the Tribune… Thomas Raffy of the New Brunswick Economics
Council said training, automation, and increased immigration could begin to
ease the problems.

The talk discussed how foreign credentials for doctors needs to be recognized
quicker to help with needs at the Campbellton Regional Hospital.

Raffy said we need nurses, we need doctors, and we have people who immigrate
to our region who have these certifications. We must help them to help us

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CAM – SANTA PAWS
The popular event and fundraiser Photos with Santa Paws is back for its
fourth installment.

A statement from organizers Restigouche County SPCA says the annual photo op
will go December 14th from 1:00 to 4:00 at the City Centre Mall in
Campbellton.

A professional photographer will be on hand to take photos with you and your
pets.

Photos are 10-dollars with all proceeds going to benefit the animal shelter.

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