September 10, 2019 | by: markfirth



Police in Campbellton are asking for tips from the public to
help in their investigation into more than 30 structure fires since the start
of last year.

The R-C-M-P says more than 20 of the fires have been deemed suspicious or
deliberately set while they have not been able to conclusively determine the
cause in several cases.

Most of the fires have occurred at homes, garages and other structures in the
overnight hours, including the most recent blaze on August 21st at a
commercial building in Campbellton.

They say they’re working with the fire marshal to investigate the fires but
are also asking anyone with information about the fires to contact them.


The RCMP is investigating an armed robbery last Thursday at a Dalhousie area

It happened late in the afternoon at UNI Financial on Rue Principale in Eel
River Dundee.

The robber was brandishing a knife and got cash from a teller and left.

Its believed a get away car was also used.

Investigators are asking for public help in finding the suspect.

He’s described as 6 feet tall with a medium build, speaks French and at the
time was wearing a Helly Hansen sweat shirt and jeans.

The possible get away car was a grey SUV.

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

ALL-Dorian Shellfish shutdown

Dorian roiled up the seabed around the Maritimes, so DFO has announced the
closure of a large number of shellfish fisheries in the Maritimes. The
closures will remain in effect for a week. Fishers can check the DFO website
for the closed areas in all three provinces.


Fire and safety officials are warning people using generator to be very
careful. There have been a number of fires they have had to respond to since
saturday night.

One fire damaged the century old Petetie Riviere General Store and an
upstairs apartment were damaged early yesterday. There have been two similar
fires on PEI.

Generators should only be used outside and at least five feet away from


There are fears of a humanitarian crisis in the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas.

One week after Dorian made landfall, rescue teams are still trying to reach
areas isolated by flooding and debris.

The Category 5 storm has left tens of thousand homeless. Hundreds of people
are still missing. The confirmed death toll is 44 — including a 27-year-old
Canadian woman.