CKNB NEWS UPDATE TUESDAY JANUARY 14 2020
NB/CAM – NURSES NO PAY
The New Brunswick Nurses Union has won it’s challenge to the 5-percent bonus
being offered to nurses working at the Restigouche Hospital Centre.
Due to the decision by the New Brunswick Labour
and Employment Board retention payments made to the nurses will stop
Union President Paula Doucet says they viewed paying only one specific set of
nurses as a violation of the collective bargaining process.
The province had said the payment was part of a strategy to retain and
attract nurses to the provincial psychiatric facility.
CAM – POT ARRESTS
Community members of Listuguj First Nation gathered Sunday night in front of
the police department to question recent arrests for illegal sales of
cannabis in the community.
In a release Chief Darcy Gray says based on questions from the crowd he would
like to clarify that the operation was carried out by the Listuguj Police
Department not the Quebec Provincial Police as reported on social media.
At a meeting last night council approved the use of temporary licenses for
cannabis sales pending the creation of a cannabis control office established
by the community earlier this year.
CAM – CIVIC CENTER SURVEY
The Campbellton Memorial Civic Centre Advisory Committee has released a
survey asking some key questions around usage of the centre.
The 10-question anonymous survey… available on the City of Campbellton
Facebook page… is looking for information on times, communication, and
Questions are centered around the amount and times you use the center as well
as what you do when there… such as using the rink, walking track, or pool.
CAM – BIG WINNER
The Friends of Healthcare Foundation has announced Raymond Thibeault as the
grand prize winner of its Montreal Canadiens trip package.
In a release the foundation says the prize worth over 3-thousand-dollars will
send Thibeault to Montreal February 1st to see the Habs taking on Columbus.
The draw raised over 76-hundred-dollars to go towards medical equipment
purchases in Restigouche.
Executive Director Jean-Luc Landry says he would like to thank everyone who
worked on the effort that sold over 11-hundred tickets.