July 30, 2019 | by: Dave Montgomery

CKNB News July 30,2019




The almost two dozen administration workers locked out by the City of Bathurst are prepared to wait it out… and so is the city.


According to CBC both workers and city officials want the other to reach out first with the mayor saying they are prepared to wait as long as it takes.


CUPE representatives say the city needs to contact a provincial mediator and come back with a new monetary offer.


The dispute largely comes down to money as workers… who have been without a contract for more than 20 months… say offers from the city don’t keep up with inflation.





The Listuguj Police Department is recruiting community members to join the department.


Acceptance into the program will include six months of training at the Atlantic Police Academy.


In a release the department says its an opportunity to do your part in serving the community.


Applications are due by August 23rd and can be picked up at the Listuguj Police Department.





The cabins at Inch Arran Park in Dalhousie are complete and will be holding a grand opening celebration tomorrow (July 31st).


The 3 cottages have been available for rent since July 19th and have electricity, beds, table, and a picnic table outside.


After the official unveiling at six in the evening there will be cake and live entertainment.





Sugarloaf Park will be heading back to the 17-hundreds during New Brunswick Day weekend.


The Restigouche Living History group will be holding an event all weekend, running from the 3rd to the 5th.


It will be an historical encampment that showcases the rich cultural trades and traditions from Canada’s distinguished past.


Restigouche Living History is a non-for-profit organization celebrating the local history of the Restigouche region as it relates to the 1760s.





A 53-Year-old Tracadie man has been charged with impaired driving after he was stopped for doing 189 km/hr on Route 11 in Charlo.


The posted speed limit is 1-hundred. RCMP say once the man was stopped it was obvious he was impaired. The driver will return to court in November.


This is the second recent high speed violation on Route 11 in the area with another driver being caught doing 184 just outside Campbellton last week.





The man accused of gunning down four people in Fredericton almost a year ago was back in court yesterday to deal with pre-trial issues.


We can’t tell you much about what happened because of a publication ban.

About all we can say is that Mathew Raymond has fired his second lawyer and rehired the first whom he fired earlier.


Matthew Raymond is charged with the first-degree murders of police constables Sara Burns and Robb Costello and civilians Donnie Robichaud and Bobbie Lee Wright.




NB/MCTN-Dressage gold


A New Brunswick rider has won gold at the Pan-American games in Peru.


The Times and TRanscript reports 56 year old Jill Irving of Moncton won the gold medal as part of the three member Canadian dressage team which also qualifies them for next year’s summer Olympics in Tokyo.




A new study says the Atlantic Coast is especially vulnerable to rising seas, heightened waves and coastal erosion.


Gavin Manson, a coastal geo-scientist with the Geological Survey of Canada tells the Chronicle Herald the study looked at all coasts in Canada and found the Maritimes to be on the high end of the extreme.


The Gulf of St Lawrence and Northumberland Strait were identified as having unique challenges with the melting of sea ice, wave speeds are not being reduced and hitting the coast at greater pace.


Atlantic Canada sensitivity to rising seas is expected to increase from a current moderate to high rating to high and very high by the end of the century.





As many as six-million Canadians may have had their personal information accessed in a data breach at Capital One.


The bank says the hacker got information including credit scores and balances of more than 100-million Americans as well.


Capital One says it notified law enforcement as soon as it discovered the vulnerability in its system on July 19th.


A Seattle woman has been charged with a single count of computer fraud and abuse.






The Blue Jays rallied to beat the Royals 7-3 using the long ball late in the game.


Now you’re up to date…I’m  DG