CKNB NEWS UPDATE MONDAY JUNE 17 2019
CAM – SALMON FESTIVAL RAMP UP
Campbellton’s Salmon Festival is quickly approaching on the 25th.
The popular comedy show is back at the Campbellton Regional Memorial Civic
Center on June 27th and is headlined by Matt Wright…
a Newfoundland and Labrador, stand-up comedian and writer.
The Bash this year is on the 29th and features some big names including Roxy
and the Underground Soul Sound and The James Young Band.
The annual festival runs from June 25th to July 1st. Details and tickets can
be found on the festival website.
CAM – DALHOUSIE ACTIVE SPACE
Dalhousie Regional High School is planning an Activity Zone outside the high
Principal Dawn Beckingham tells the Tribune the zone would be built on the
field next to the gym, which used to be the school’s ball field.
It will be a multifunctional space with possibly a basketball court and a
The area would cost about $100,000 to complete and the school has raised half
of money and is looking to grants and donations to complete the project.
CAM – QUIDDITCH MATCH
A very unique opportunity is being presented by the Campbellton Centennial
On June 29th the library will be hosting the Harry Potter inspired sport
The match will be open to adults and teens at the UCT Oval from 2 to 4PM.
One chaser, beater, keeper or seeker will win a Nintendo Switch. Registration
is required by calling the library.
CAM – RIVER RAT HONOR
The 1997-1998 Maritime Junior A Hockey League champion Restigouche River Rats
will be inducted into the Campbellton Sports Hall of Fame
The Tribune reports the ceremony taking place on June 28th and many of the
players from Northern New Brunswick will be returning for the honor.
The team went 33-14 and 5 that year beating the Dartmouth Oland Exports for
the championship. Only one other team has won the title since then.
Also included in the Sports Hall this year are golfer Doug Stewart and
builder Perry Kennedy, who was one of the coaches of that championship River
*MIR/NB-LEGERE ACCOMPLICE DEAD
A convicted killer in one of New Brunswick’s most notorious murders has died.
Correctional Service Canada says 52 year old .. Scott Michael Curtis .. died
from natural causes on June 7th while serving his life sentence for the 1986
second-degree murder of shopkeeper John Glendenning.
Curtis was an accomplice in the murder along with serial killer Allan Legere,
who went on to commit four additional murders and became known as the Monster
of the Miramichi.
Correctional Service Canada has not confirmed the nature of Curtis’ illness.
MCTN-Accident shooter going to trial
A Nova Scotia woman will be going to trial in Moncton court in connection
with a strange incident in Dieppe in January.
Fire fighters and paramedics were shot-at as they approached a car crash site.
25 year old Morgan Maryanne Connors of Dartmouth is facing 13 charges,
including uttering threats while armed, possession of a prohibited
weapon-brass knuckles- and numerous other counts.
The judge ruled after a preliminary hearing this week there is enough
evidence to go to trial.
The date will be set later.
For now, Connors remains in custody