CKNB NEWS UPDATE NOVEMBER 14 2018
Just got the word that all schools in the Anglophone North and the Francophone Northeast School districts have a cancelled classes because of the weather. These are the only ones I am aware of now. Mark.
AMP CHARLO MURDER CASE RF/CBC
Two years ago, a jury found James Paul Turpin of Charlo guilty of
second-degree murder in the death of two year old Kennedy Ann Corrigan.
She suffered a fatal brain injury while in his care.
Turpin maintains the toddler was injured when she fell in the bathtub and hit
Now, the defense claims that the number of expert witnesses Judge Judy
Clendening allowed during the trial is more than double the usual five
permitted, and the defence argued she didn’t follow legal procedures to allow
Turpin was granted a conditional release pending the outcome of his appeal.
*CAMP TOWN MEETING RF/EDIT *WED VERSION*
Madawaska Restigouche MP Rene Arsenault is holding a town hall meeting to get
ideas from you about the local and national economy.
That takes place tonight (WED) at seven in Kedgwick.
*CAMP D-DAY STUDENT TRIP RF/CBC
Students from eight high schools in northeastern New Brunswick, including
Campbellton, will be taking part in a special trip to commemorate the North
Shore Regiment and the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
The group of 150 will spend 10 days in May and June of 2019, retracing the
footsteps of the North Shore Regiment.
*CAMP TIDE HEAD-HANDFUL OF STUDENTS RF/TRIB
The Tide Head School has only nine students and is slated to close in 2020
when a new K to 8 school opens in Campbellton, according to the Tribune.
Now, it will undergo a second sustainability study to see if it should close
earlier than that.
Construction of the 23 million dollar Campbellton school should be done in
The sustainability meeting will be on November 26th at St. Andrew’s United
Church Hall in Tide Head.
*NB NURSING CRISIS RF/CBC
According to the CBC, there are 376 nursing vacancies across New Brunswick.
The obstetrics unit at the Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst first closed
on October 22nd for a few days, then reopened briefly.
But it shut down again a few days later, saying that it would remain closed
“until further notice.”
The Vitalité Health Network blames a lack of nurses.
Beresford’s Cinthia-Line Boudreau was already nine hours into labour, and had
to be taken to Campbellton, where she gave birth after 28 hours of labour.
*NB POWER WOES RF/CBC
NB Power officials say that power lines running behind homes for aesthetic
purposes are the cause of delays in fixing outages in a timely manner.
“Back-lot construction” refers to areas where power lines were built to run
down narrow rights-of-way and cut through the backyards of subdivisions,
rather than traditional placement on the street where wires are more visible.
That means that many backyard lines are difficult to reach with equipment
when an outage occurs in a storm.
NB/SJ-Inquest called (T-J wed.am)
An inquest has been called into the death of an electrician working on the
new Irving Headquarters building in Saiunt John last February.
WorkSafeNB’s investigation concluded Christopher Adam Carleton fell off a
ladder while installing pipe insulation…but there was no determination why
The inquest will be held MNovember 26th to 28th in the Saint John Law Courts
to determine the facts surroding Carleton’s death. The coronoer’s jury will
then make recommendations aimed at preventing similiar deaths in the future.
NS/NB/PEI FISH STOCKS GG/WIRE (TUE 4PM)
A new audit says Canadian plans to rebuild depleted fish stocks are
The report by Oceana Canada says only 34 per cent of the country’s fish
stocks are considered healthy and 29 per cent are in a critical or cautious
Oceana’s science director Robert Rangeley says only three out of 26 critical
fish stocks have rebuilding plans in place, and some of those are based on
The report recommends investing in science and management capacity, assessing
stocks regularly and developing up-to-date rebuilding plans. THe audit
follows another report released on Friday, which pegged the number of Nort
Atlantic Right whales still alive at just 411.
ALL-Maritimes-Storm (wire et al wed.am)
The winds will continue to howl….and it’s going to get bitterly cold with
this latest storm system.
A number of schools in Northern and Western parts of the province closed
early yesterday before the snow moved in.
Many areas of northern New Brunswick are expected to get up to 20 centimetres
of snow as the low pressure system moves up from the eastern U-S. High Winds
are also forecasted to gust up to 100km in many areas.
Southern parts of the province will get some snow then rain. Then the winds
will shift to the west and it will chill down quickly with windchills close
to -20 which could cause a flash freeze.
NB Power crews are working on clusters of power outages on the Acadian
pensula, south of Moncton, the Fredericton and Woodstock areas.
The winds will be bouncing your car around a lot especially on the highways
and bridges, so slow down.