CKNB NEWS UPDATE WEDNESDAY JULY 10 2019
CAM – MOOSE LICENSE SADNESS
The New Brunswick moose hunting license lottery is complete and like any game
of chance there were some winners and some losers.
A Malauze woman is disappointed after the increased odds still didn’t help
her get a shot at the big prize. She has been unable to get a license for
more than 20 years.
Marie-Josette Roy tells the Tribune her name has never come up and her
husband has only gotten picked twice in his close to 30 years in the pool.
Campbellton’s Jessy Akerley was on the other side of lottery winning his
first license after 9 years of trying.
Of the more than 55-thousand applications submitted, only 4,744 licenses were
issued. The season runs from September 24th to the 28th.
CAM LEARNING CENTRE
The Anglophone North School District will be renting a new space from the
City of Campbellton to house it’s Learning Centre.
The Tribune reports the School Distrcit is moving it’s Learning Centre on
Shannon Street to the Brian Theede Centre on Rosberry Street for the upcoming
The School district has signed a 5-year-lease that will see it pay
1,271-dollars a month to the city.
CAM – SUMMER SPLASH
The 21st annual edition of the Charlo Summer Splash is all set for next week.
The four day event will run from July 18th to the 21st.
The opening ceremonies take place in the big tent across from the beach
followed by the watercraft parade of lights reports the Tribune.
There will also be a beer pong tournament, the Charlo Swim Challenge, axe
throwing, and of course the Splash Got Talent competition.
Details and a full line up of events can be found on the Summer Splash
CAM – MUSEUM MOVE
The Resitgouche Regional Museum is in the final stages of its move to the
The museum is open to visitors and would like to encourage people to drop by
and see the progress.
A facebook post says there is still lots of work to do, but they say visitors
will see something different each time as the new space takes shape.
ALL – INDIGENOUS CHILD POVERTY
A new study released today says Indigenous children are more than twice as
likely to live in poverty than other children in Canada, with little
improvement over the last decade.
Researchers at the Assembly of First Nations and the Canadian Centre for
Policy Alternatives found that just under half of First Nation children, both
on- and off-reserve, live in poverty.
That figure tops 50 per cent when looking at First Nations children living
In fact, the on-reserve child-poverty rate is roughly three times the
national rate of 17.6 per cent reported in the 2016 census.
Dozens of people are recovering in hospital following significant carbon
monoxide poisoning in a Winnipeg motel.
46 people were hospitalized, with 15 listed in critical condition, but
everyone was expected to survive.
Investigators believe the CO leak originated in the motel’s boiler room.
There’s a salad recall in effect by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Eat Smart-brand kale salad has been recalled in six provinces, including
Atlantic Canada because it could be contaminated with Listeria. They are Eat
Smart’s Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bag Kits with a best-before date of July
17. You can check the product code online at Inspection.GC.CA.
No illnesses have been reported in connection with the product packaged by
Fresh Taste Produce Limited.