CKNB November 4,2019
CAM – WARM ONE
Friday’s temperatures felt like a return to summer but it turns out the warm weather wasn’t record setting.
According to the Tribune… Charlo airport reached almost 17-degrees and was warmer in some areas of Eastern Restigouche.
Environment Canada meteorologist Jill Mapea says the record setting temp was 22-degrees and happend in 1956.
Mapea says we will see a sharp decline this week with highs only reaching the single digits.
CAM – AIRPORT EXERCISE
An emergency exercise is starting today at the Charlo Regional Airport that will go till the end of the week.
Executive Director of Operations Gilles Savoie says in a release the exercise will be used to evaluate the airport’s emegency response plan and the capacity of its emergency services.
The release says the airport wishes to advise residents in the area that events taking place next week are for the mock emergency and there is no cause for concern.
CAM – WELLNESS SYMPOSIUM
The first wellness symposium at Sugarloaf Provincial Park is being deemed a success.
The event held by the Restigouche Wellness Network has 42 people take part in the event on Friday.
Spokesperson Bruno Poirier tells the Tribune the symposium could become an annual event or bi-annual depending on the neds of participants.
Featuring workshops and panel discussions the event was open to groups in the work place concerned with wellness.
MIR/CAM – VOICES OF OLD
Miramichi Valley High School will be holding the Voices of the Old North Shore event tonight.
In a release organizers say the event is an evening that pays tribue to the courage and sacrifice of those from the region who fought in the Second World War.
The program is inspired by the 150 students and staff who participated in the 75th Anniversary of D-Day commemoration events, this past June, in France.
Proceeds from the event go to the North Shore Regiment Remembrance Project.
Tickets are twenty-dollars at the door and things get started at 7PM.
CAM – SPORTS
The Campbellton Tigers picked up the win last night in Grand Falls 5-1
Recreational pot isn’t expected to turn a profit in New Brunswick until next year at the earliest.
Cannabis NB’s new president Patrick Parent says the agency is like any start-up and needs time to mature. There are 20 government-owned pot shops around the province which lost a total of $12-million dollars in their first six months and continue to bleed red ink.
Premier Blaine Higgs has said he’ll look at all options including privatization to stem the financial losses.
– WHISTLE BLOWER QUESTIONS
The whistleblower who helped touch off the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump is willing to answer written questions from House Republicans.
The whistleblower’s lawyer relayed the offer Sunday.
Republicans have questioned the whistleblower’s motives for reporting that Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate Democratic rivals.
A top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee says written answers won’t be sufficient to probe and cross-examine the whistleblower.
ALL – WHALE DEATH
A necropsy shows a North Atlantic right whale found off Long Island New YOrk died after being entangled in Canadian fishing gear.
The 40-year-old male known as Snake Eyes was last seen entangled in the Gulf of St. Lawrence August 6th off the Magdalen Islands.
His badly decomposed carcass was discovered September 16th near Fire Island Inlet. The Atlantic Marine Conservation Society did the necropsy a few days later.
There was no evidence of blunt force from hitting a vessel which is what killed three of the 8 dead Right Whales found in Canadian waters this year.
ALL-Veggies bad for you
There’s another food recall to tell you about this morning.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Sobeys is recalling several of its Compliments brand vegetable products due to possible listeria contamination.
The affected products include Compliments brand Sweet Kale Blend, Vegetable Platter, Broccolini, Cauliettes, Power Green blend and Green Beans. They were sold up to and including Octover 31st.
You can see more details including UPC codes on the CFIA website….inspection.gc.ca.
The Capitals beat the Flames 4-2 in one of two games in the NHL. Blackhawks downed the Ducks 3-2 in overtime in the other.
In the NFL…the Patriots suffered their first loss of the season 37-20 at the hands of Baltimore Ravens.