October 2018

Gallant & Higgs Tangle Over Amendments

Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 19:23 PM

A lively back and forth in the Legislature during Question Period on Wednesday during a discussion surrounding the amendments put forward by the Liberal government to the throne speech.

Opposition Leader Blaine Higgs says without any warning or notice to other parties, the Premier's office produced a 15-paragraph amendment to their own throne speech.

"My question to the Premier is simple. Why doesn't he understand that collaboration sometimes means having people other than the Liberals in the room when the final plan is made?" Higgs asked.

NEW: Oland Jury Complete

Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 14:50 PM

Nine women and seven men have been chosen as the jury for the Dennis Oland murder retrial.

It concludes a three-day process that originally started on October 15th at Harbour Station with hundreds of potential jurors.

UPDATED: 15 Jurors Chosen For the Oland Retrial

Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 10:53 AM

The Dennis Oland retrial on second-degree murder charges now has 15 people selected for the jury.

Jury selection continues at the Saint John Law Courts.

Southbound Viaduct Reopens To Traffic

Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 09:48 AM

After nearly six months of work, the southbound lanes of the viaduct are back open to traffic.

The work began on May 1st resulting in a tricky detour involving pylons redirecting traffic to the northbound side of the overpass.

Gateway operations tells us work on the other side will take place next year.

Halloween Safety Tips

Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 03:59 AM

The RCMP are offering some safety tips for the ghosts and goblins who will be out trick-or-treating.

Sgt. Nick Arbour said it is a good idea to head out early so you can get home before it is too dark.

"Don't go trick-or-treating alone, it's best to go with an adult or an older brother or sister," Arbour told our newsroom. "Let your parents know where you're trick-or-treating and for how long. Don't go to houses that have their lights out."

Rapid Response Units Roll Out Next Month

Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 19:47 PM

Late next month, Ambulance New Brunswick will start sending out rapid response units in five different areas.

They will be in  Minto/Chipman, Blackville, the Acadian Peninsula, Grand Bay-Westfield and Saint-Quentin/Kedgwick.

It's part of a two-year pilot project first announced in June.