November 2016

Project Red Ribbon Launches In Saint John With A Heart-Wrenching Story of Loss

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 14:05 PM

The risk of impaired driving is very high over the holidays which brings about the need for Project Red Ribbon.

MADD Canada and Irving Oil teaming up to make sure everyone puts safe and sober driving at the top of their list this year.
 

Federal Conservatives Call On Prime Minister To Approve Pipelines

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 14:01 PM

The federal Conservatives are trying to put pressure on the Trudeau Government to approve what they're calling job creating pipeline projects. The party's natural resources critic, M-P Mark Strahl says the Prime Minister has a clear choice to demonstrate or not whether he supports out of work energy workers.

Federal Auditor-General Calls For Better Management Of Government Departments

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 13:55 PM

Federal government departments have to be managed better. That message coming in a report from Federal Auditor-General Micheal Ferguson. As an example, he pinpoints someone who has a tax issue with Revenue Canada, saying it can take a year to have the file assigned to an appeals officer which is unacceptably long.

Warning About New Brunswick's Long Term Financial Health

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 13:49 PM

The long term financial sustainability of the province is not sustainable. That message delivered by provincial Auditor-General Kim MacPherson who claims significant changes are required to improve the financial health of New Brunswick.

She's worried about the increasing net debt which will be rising over the next few years by almost a billion dollars.

She also told M-L-A's food inspections and enforcement of the existing regulations have to be beefed up. MacPherson is concerned about the risks posed by community suppers which are not licenced given that someone has died.

Post On PEI Police Force Facebook Page Pokes Fun At Nickelback

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 12:57 PM

The Kensington Police Force in PEI is threatening to use Nickelback as punishment for drinking and driving, in a bit of a comical post on Facebook.

The Police Force has taken to Facebook to let anyone celebrating the festive season know, the importance of finding a designated driver, calling a cab or staying the night.

For those who don't like the band Nickelback, the punishment could be much worse than a hefty fine, a criminal charge and a years driving suspension.

Citizens Group Still Trying To Find Details On New Clinic Opening At Charlotte County Hospital

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 11:07 AM

The Concerned Citizens of Charlotte County are still trying to figure out what the new clinic for the Charlotte County Hospital is all about.

Co-chair John Gardner points to the Choices Document and Engage New Brunswick Tour from January 2015, and says even if New brunswickers didn't choose certain points in the document, the government is still applying them.

First Snowfall Of The SeasonTo Hit Charlotte County Tonight

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 09:40 AM

Bordertown will get it's first big snowfall of the season tonight.

Environment Canada issuing a snowfall warning for St. Stephen and northern Charlotte County, as a low pressure system moves across the region from the west, across southern New England tonight, and over southwestern Nova Scotia on Wednesday.

Starting tonight and tapering off tomorrow morning, most of the southern half of New Brunswick can expect up to 20 cms of snow.