CKNB NEWS UPDATE TUESDAY NOVEMBER 5 2019
CAM – ARBITRATION CONTINUES
The arbitration hearing to decide of two Bathurst Police Officers will be
fired for the 2015 shooting of Michel Vienneau got started again yesterday.
One of the officers Patrick Bulger took the stand saying he feared for his
life as Vienneau hit him twice with his car outside the Bathurst Train
Bulger said as he was pinned against a snowbank by the vehicle he heard the
fatal shots fired by partner Mathieu Boudreau that killed Vienneau.
The two officers intercepted Vienneau on a false tip he was trafficking drugs.
They had been previously cleared of possible criminal charges.
CAM – MVA TRIAL DATE
A trial date has been set for a man alleged to have left the scene of a fatal
collision in Campbellton two years ago.
According to the Tribune 30-year-old Kirk Labillois of Eel River Bar First
Nation appeared in court yesterday and was given a judge-and-jury trial date
of May 11th.
Labillois has pled not guilty to leaving the scene of an accident involving
bodily harm and leaving the scene of an accident involving death.
The incident happened on Route 11 between Cove Road exit and Craig Road exit
on the morning of August 3rd 2018.
CAM – HUMAN LINK
The Lord Beaverbrook School will be hosting the 8th annual Human Link-Food
Drive on Wednesday.
The food drive, starting at 10am, is in support of the Restigouche County
Volunteer Action Association in the name of Family Violence Prevention week.
The Link will extend from the Lord Beaverbrook School to the food bank —
with food items handed down the line.
Food donations between now and Wednesday morning can be dropped off at the
front entrance of the school.
CAM – PORK CHOP SANDWICHES
The breakfast programs at six local schools received donations during the
recent Campbellton Ladies Diamond Dinner.
Diane Cyr presented the schools including Sugarloaf Senior High school and
Campbellton Middle School with donations totaling nearly 21-thousand-dollars.
The diamond dinner also donated over 22-hundred dollars to the believe in
In total, the Diamond Dinner fundraisers have raised nearly
240-thousand-dollars for breakfast programs at local Schools. Anyone
interested in volunteering for future events can contact Diane Cyr at
Campbellton City Hall.
CAM – IRON INFO
Maritime Iron Inc is close to submitting the Environmental Assessement Report
on the proposed facility in Belledune.
The company is holding information sessions it says in a release will
introduce environmentally responsible technology for the pig iron project.
Sessions will be held locally at the Belledune Community Center on the
Wednesday, and in Campbellton at the Memorial Civic Center on Thursday. All
meetings run from 4 to 9.
Maritime Iron says the 1.5-billion-dollar investment would be an economic
boon for the local economy and job market.