CKNB NEWS UPDATE TUESDAY JULY 21 2020
CAM – BYLAW COP
After being hired in March the new bylaw enforcement officer for Campbellton
is finally able to get started with the easing of pandemic measures.
Suzanne Lafreniere started working when zone-five went back to phase-three
and tells the Tribune she was working as security with the Commissionaires
before transitioning to bylaw officer.
Lafreniere says she’s a people person that likes working with to get
solutions which is a good trait to have in a job that can often be
Some of her primary duties will be animal control, unsightly premises and
CAM – OBSTETRICS CLOSURE
Vitalité Health has announced the temporary closure of labor and delivery, as
well as pediatric services at Campbellton Regional Hospital is continuing
until further notice.
CEO Gilles Lanteigne says in a release they would prefer to be able to
re-establish the service, but stated it was impossible due to a physician
shortage, which remains critical.
Lanteigne says the hospital’s team is not complete enough to deliver
sustainable and safe care as two or three physicians trained in obstetrics
Prenatal care remains at the hospital, but pregnant women will have to travel
to Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst for delivery services.
CAM – IN PERSON COUNCIL
Campbellton City Council is resuming in-person meetings.
The city issued a releases saying in-person council meeting would now be
resuming and would reopen to the public on a first come – first serve basis.
Anyone attending is asked to enter through the back door of city hall, enter
council chambers one at a time and to disinfect their hands.
The city says now that in-person council meetings are resuming they will no
longer be streaming meetings online.
CAM/NB – FIREARM THEFT
RCMP are reaching out to the public for assistance after the theft of
firearms from a home in Sainte-Anne-De-Madawaska.
Police say they responded to break and enter in the community Friday night.
It’s believed someone gained entry through the garage and stole three guns
between midnight and that afternoon.
The guns taken were a Ruger 22-semi-automatic rifle, a Hatsan Escort 12 gauge
semi-automatic shotgun, and a Springfield bolt-action rifle.
Anyone with information on the break-in or the location of the firearms is
asked to contact RCMP or Crimestoppers.
CAM – RIBS AGO
It won’t look like it was originally designed, but the Dalhousie Rotary Club
is holding a Ribfest this year.
President Paula Boudreau tells the Tribune they have received town approval
for the event that will follow a drive-thru format to meet COVID-19
Boudreau says you will drive in, place your order and have it delivered to
your vehicle at which time you will leave.
Two teams will be serving on August 14th and 15th in the parking lot of Inch
Arran Arena… Texas Rangers BBQ and Crabby BBQ will be offering ribs, pulled
pork, chicken and all the sides.