December 5, 2018 | by: markfirth

CKNB NEWS WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 5 2018

CAMP SNOW WOES  RF

Campbellton engineer Andre Bernard told the Tribune that there is a slight
overrun in the salting budget due to the early arrival of winter.

He added that if things don’t slow down, the city is going to run well over
its budget.

Right now, they’re about 10 thousand dollars over the budget for November and
this month.

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*CAMP VEHICLE INCIDENT  RF

42 year old Wayne Murray Kelly, who used to live in Dalhousie, was in court
regarding an allegation that Kelly tried to run over another man with his
vehicle last summer in Eel River Crossing this past June.

His next court date is January 7th.

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*CAMP SANTA STUFF  RF/

Santa arrives in Campbellton this weekend, with many activities, starting
this Saturday at one, with a running race on the waterfront.

Events will also happen at the Campbellton Centennial Library, the civic
centre, along with free swimming at the Centennial Pool.

The Santa Claus parade is on Sunday afternoon at 5-30.

For more, go the the city of Campellton Facebook page.

*CAMP TREE  RF/EMAIL

The mayor and Campbellton council are inviting you to join them for a tree
lighting in honour of Canada’s Hong Kong veterans tonight (Wed).

That will be this evening at Riverside Park on Water Street at six, followed
by hot chocolate at the Civic Centre.

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*NB OLAND CASE  RF/CBC  *GRAPHIC CONTENT NOTE*

Court heard that 69 year old multi-millionaire Richard Oland survived only
‘minutes,’ when he was blugeoned to death in his Saint John office in July of
2011.

Pathologist Dr. Ather Naseemuddin testified that the senior Oland suffered 45
sharp and blunt-force wounds to his head, neck and hands, blows that
shattered his skull and exposed his brain.

His son, 50 year old Dennis Oland, is being retried for second-degree murder.

NB/SJ/SUSS-Fracking protest                 (cbc wed.am)

Dozens of protestors lined their cars up on the road to Corridor Resources
well sites in Penobsquis yesterday. They were there to protest the Higg’s
government’s plans to life the fracking moratorium in the Sussex area.

They organized quickly when they heard a group of MLAs would be visiting
property owners who have wells on their land. Some of them are for restarting
fracking but others aren’t because of issues like waste water disposal and
royalties among other things.

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NB/SJ-LIBERAL CONVENTION   GG/CTV (TUE 4PM)

No date has been set but New Brunswick liberals says their next leader will
be chosen in Saint John.

The board of the provincial party has decided to hold a convention in Saint
John to find Brian Gallant’s replacement. It also says voting for the next
leader will also be available by phone and online. It’s nopw forming a
steering committee to set the rules and decide on a date.

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NB//MON    ENBRIDGE SALE   GG/BRUN NEWS (TUE 4PM)

Enbridge Gas has sold it’s New Brunswick subsidary to an Ontario-based
natural gas distributer.

Brunswick News reports Algonquin Power and Utilties has purchased Enbridge
New Brunswick for $331-million. Enbridge New Brunswick has over 12,000
natural gas customers from St.Stephen to Moncton. Algonquin says it’ll
operate Enbridge’s holdings under a newly created subsidary to be called
Liberty Utilities and the takeover won’t affect prices or the current
workforce.

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NB-Ftn shooter                 (cbc ctv wed.am)

The man charged in the killing of four people in Fredericton in August has
been sent for another psychiatric evaluation.

48 year old Matthew Vincent Raymond has been found mentally fit to stand
trial after one psychiatric assessment. Now the judge has sent him for
another longer evaluation to determine if he was criminally responsible at
the time of the killings of the two police officers and two civilians.

 

ALL-Food prices                     (cbc ctv wed.am)

Food prices are expected to jump in the next year…due in part to a building
el Nino in the Pacific. That would affect farms in the southern U-S and
Mexico that grow fresh vegetables we eat in the winter.

Overall food prices could jump 3.5% next year, according to CBC…fresh
veggies even more 4-6%. Meat and Sea Foods prices, which have climbed
dramatrically in recent years, are expected to become cheaper. Canadians have
been eating less meat.

Restaurant prices which have been rising this year are also expected to climb
sharply next year.