CKNB NEWS UPDATE WEDNESDAY JANUARY 15 2020
CAM – DOCTOR SUIT
A Campbellton-area woman has filed a lawsuit against a surgeon and three
radiologists for failing to diagnose her breast cancer earlier.
According to CBC court documents show Alice Aube had a mastectomy to treat
the cancer and feels the surgery would not have happened if she was diagnosed
Aube says it took two years to have a mammogram showing her cancer after
doctors allegedly repeated several time earlier ultrasound results showed a
The four doctors named in the suit all worked at Campbellton Regional
Hospital in 2014 when the alleged malpractice took place and claim no wrong
NB/CAM/MIR – NO OFFICER REVIEW
The City of Bathurst won’t be seeking a judicial review of an arbitrators
decision last month in the 2015 shooting of Michel Vienneau.
Constables Mathieu Boudreau and Patrick Bulger faced five counts each of
beaches of the Police Act, but arbitrator Joël Michaud ruled there were no
violations by the officers.
51-year-old Tracadie businessman Michel Vienneau was shot and killed outside
the Bathurst train station after police received a false tip he was
The two officers… who have been on suspension with pay… now return to
work on January 20th to begin reintegration to the department.
CAM – LIGHTHOUSE BLOCK
Dalhousie town council will be using a snowbank to keep vehicles off the
grounds of the Inch Arran lighthouse to prevent further damage.
According to the Tribune… the decorative cement wall at the lighthouse was
Mayor Normand Pelletier told council at the most recent meeting its was a
large investment from the town and something needs to be done to protect it.
Council agreed the temporary measure would stop vandals during the winter and
other solutions would be looked at for Spring and Summer.
CAM – MEAGAN & AMY
Acclaimed Canadian duo Meagan and Amy will be appearing at L.E.R Theatre in
Comprised of Amy Hills on violin and Megan Milatz on piano the two rising
stars are best known for a wide range of musical styles from classical to
A feature on ‘In Concert’ in the fall of 2018 launched a cross Canada tour
that blends traditional European music with their Canadian roots.
The show will take place on the evening of February 1st at L.E.R starting at
CAM – POVERTY RATE
Of New Brunswick’s eight cities Campbellton has the highest rate of child
poverty according to a new reporty from the Human Development Council.
According to the Telegraph-Journal the rate for Campbellton in 2017 was
36.4-percent. About five points higher then the next two on the list Saint
John and Bathurst.
Overall the child poverty rate in the province is dropping, but is still far
ahead of the national rate of 21.7-percent.
The authors say that all progress is progress, however they want to see more
rapid and aggressive change going forward.