December 4, 2018 | by: markfirth

CKNB NEWS UPDATE TUESDAY DECEMBER 4 2018

*CAMP FUNDRAISER  RF/CKNB

The annual Christmas telethon for the Restigouch County food bank on Sunday
at the Sugarloaf Senior High raised almost 41 thousand dollars.

That cash will be used for food baskets for over 500 families in Restigouche
County.

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*CAMP DRUG BUST  RF/RCMP

25-year-old Rémi McLaughlin of Maltempec will do 13 months in jail after
pleading guilty to three counts of trafficking cocaine in the Tracadie area.

He is also banned from owning guns for 10 years.

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*CAMP PARK OPEN  RF/TRIB

Sugarloaf Park is now open, the earliest it has ever been ready for skiers
and snowboarders.

For ski conditions, go to their Facebook page, or their website.

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*CAMP STANDOFF  RF/RCMP

The RCMP say an eleven hour standoff with an armed man on the Acadian
Peninsula in Pacquetville came to a peacful end late Saturday night.

Two other people inside the home were able to get out unharmed.

 

TRUDEAU TWEET DONATION  RF/CTV

Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking a lot of heat over a tweet.

He pledged 50 million dollars of Canadian cash for girls-only education in
the third world, in a tweet to celebrity comedian Trevor Noah, while Trudeau
was in South Africa.

Federal Tory leader Andrew Scheer accused Trudeau of doing that to impress a
TV personality.

Sheer feels that Trudeau seems to be singularly focused on adulation from
celebrities, whereas how Sheer claims that the Tories and their caucus are
focused on doing what’s right by Canadian taxpayers.

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FRANCE PROTESTS AGAINST CARBON TAXES  RF/REUTERS

Massive demonstrations in France against president Emmanuel Macron have
erupted against his carbon tax scheme that has driven up the price of fuel to
fight alleged climate change.

Of the almost 39 billion dollars in fuel taxes that the French government
hauls in, only 7.2 billion will go to environmental measures.

The protesters in France are demanding that Macron resign.

Anti-carbon tax protests are now taking place in Belgium, Italy, and here in
Canada.

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SYD-SANTA FEEDS RUDOLPH   GG/POST viat Two Rivers (MON 4PM)

Santa Clause is online from now until Christmas, people around the world can
watch St.Nick, live, feeding his reindeer.

The Reindeer Cam from the Two Rivers Wildlife Park officially went live
yesterday online at Nova Scotia Webcams. Twice a day anyone watching can see
Santa Clause feeding trainee-reindeer at one of Santa’s reindeer-in-training
outposts.

The Jolly man in red also takes time to check his mailbox while he’s at it.
You can catch Santa feeding the reindeer online everyday at 10:30am and again
at 3:30 in the afternoon.