CKNB NEWS UPDATE TUESDAY JANUARY 7 2020
NB/CAM/MIR – MINING INJURY
One of the workers injured in the December 27th underground accident at
Caribou Mine has lost his leg.
A GoFundMe Page set up to help the worker says his right leg was amputated
below the knee and he remains in intensive care at Campbellton Regional
Trevali Mining Corporation tells the Northern Light two men were injured when
a rock fell from the ceiling of the mine… the other worker only received
Trevali CEO Ricus Grimbeek says the accident was tragic and they are working
closely with RCMP and WorkSafeNB while the investigation continues.
CAM/NB – MISSING MAN
RCMP are searching for a missing man whose truck was found submerged the the
Bay of Chaluer in Dalhousie over the weekend.
Mounties from Campbellton were called shortly before 1030am on Saturday
morning after someone noticed a pickup truck in the water near the Inch Arran
Camground Boat Launch.
The owner of the pickup truck, 63-year-old Rolland Roy, remains unaccounted
for but searches continue.
He was last seen in Campbellton on Friday evening and its believed he
travelled to the Dalhousie area sometime before 1am on Saturday morning.
Roy is described at six feet tall, 185 pounds, with short grey hair, blue
eyes and glasses.
CAM – ZENNABIS CFO
There has been some recent changes as the top of the corporate structure of
Zennabis Global and that continues with the appointment of a new chief
The cannabis producer who operates a facility in Atholville has announced
Eric Rasmussen will be taking over the role from retiring CFO Mike Smyth.
Zennabis announced in December company co-founder Kevin Coft would be taking
over as interim CEO replacing Andrew Grieve who’s contract had come to an
Campbellton Regional Hospital has again suspended the delivery of babies due
to a lack of pediatricians.
Obstetrics services had been suspended at the Hospital as part of exceptional
measures taken since November to deal with extreme overcrowding.
They were reinstated before Christmas but have now been suspended again, with
pregnant women having to travel somewhere else to give birth…probably
Miramichi and Bathurst.
Vitalite Health Network says it will reassess the situation at the end of