June 11, 2019 | by: markfirth

CKNB NEWS UPDATE TUESDAY JUNE 11 2019


CAM-ARSON UPDATE

Campbellton RCMP is seeking public help in identifying those responsible for
a suspected arson fire that damaged a municipal garbage truck in Eel River
Crossing.

RCMP received the call after 10AM on Sunday and believe the truck was damaged
sometime between 11 p.m. on June 8 and 9 a.m. on June 9.

The truck was parked on a property on Welsh Road.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Campbellton
RCMP or CrimeStoppers.

Meanwhile, because of the fire, recycle pick up in Atholville scheduled for
today is cancelled and recycle pick up in Val D’amour is cancelled for
tomorrow.

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CAM – GARDEN PASSES


The Cambellton Centennial Library is giving a unique opportunity to residents
to be a stay-cation tourist.

The library has passes for prominent tourist spots in New Brunswick and all
you need is a library card.

There are four attractions around the province you can visit for free
including the popular “Walk the Ocean Floor” attaction at Hopewell Rocks and
admission to the New Brunswick Aquarium and Marine Center.

The passes will be available till June 30th.

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CAM – NEW HOCKEY CAMP LOCATION NEEDED


A popular hockey camp in Belldune is looking for a new location after council
voted to close the rink for the summer.

The clinic was slated to begin July 15th at the Veterans Memorial Centre
Arena. Council had originally voted to not have summer ice in May, but a
special council meeting was held to reconsider reports the Northern Light.
The reconsideration lost 3-2.

The Contendo Northern Moose who host the camp say they promoted the camp for
Belldune after it was understood the summer ice had been put in the budget
and would go ahead. Council says that the team was never promised.

The camp has 42 players registered from communties between Campbellton and
Bathurst.

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NB/CAM – DOCTORS LEAVING


2400 patients are without a doctor in the West Restigouche region.

Doctors Melissa Dupere and Helene Faucher have resigned from their practice
saying they were exhausted after working 70 hours or more a week.

Joanne Fortin of the Restigouche West Citizens Action Committee tells CBC the
Vitalité Health Network refused to offer supports for the doctors such as a
nurse and administrative supports.

Vitalite has confirmed the two doctors have resigned and say the situation is
“concerning.”

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NB/CAM – CORONERS INQUEST

The chief coroner of New Brunswick has announced an inquest into the 2016
death of Wanny Pelletier.

The 17 year old died while on the job at Groupe Savoie in St-Quentin after
becoming tangled in a conveyor belt.

Groupe Savoie, a producer of hardwood products pleaded guilty in November
2018 to failing to provide the necessary supervision and was ordered to pay
$125,000.

The inquest will be held in Edmunston Provinical Court June 24 to the 26th.

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CAM – OBSTETRICS BACK EARLY


The obstetrics and pediactric services at Campbellton Regional Hospital are
reopening today. A day earlier then originally announced.

The services have been shut down since June 5th due to a lack of medical
staff.

During the closure pregnant women had to go to Chaleur Reginal Hosptial in
Bathurst for services.

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