January 2018

Farmers Dairy Products Recalled Again

Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 04:41 AM

You might want to check and see if you have any Farmer's dairy products in your fridge, there is another recall.

This is for the Farmers, Northumberland and Natrel brands.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the products have sanitizer in them creating a chemical taste. A number of  Milk, Chocolate Milk, Coffee Cream and Whipping Cream products are being recalled.

Moncton Man Charged In Richibucto Bank Robbery

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 18:07 PM

Suspects who allegedly robbed a bank in Kent County should have thought twice about stopping for a coffee afterwards.

According to Southeast RCMP, a man entered the Royal Bank in Richibucto late Monday afternoon and demanded money from an employee.

He got away with some cash in a fleeing car.

But a short time later, a car matching the same description was spotted at a coffee shop in Bouctouche where officers arrested a Moncton man and woman.

The 26-year-old woman has been released pending a court date in May.

Driving Up the Deficit Is Irresponsible

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 17:54 PM

The Gallant government is pushing back balancing the books by one year breaking a campaign promise.

The Green party leader find it's surprising.

David Coon tells us New Brunswickers want us to live within our means.

"The government had been driving the deficit down for the last three years," Coon says "and now to drive it back up is irresponsible".

The Budget Is Full of Promises From the Past

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 17:24 PM

PC Opposition leader Blaine Higgs says to take any of this and give it any credibility of any kind is folly.

"The same rhetoric, the same promises, the same we're gonna do this," Higgs says "but, but nothing that clearly indicates or identifies where they actually made an improvement".

Higgs says the only revenue source they have has all been in taxes to individual citizens so he would ask them "what is better for them over these last four years?"

NDP Says Budget Does Nothing To Keep Youth In New Brunswick

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 16:19 PM

There aren't many surprises in today's provincial budget.

That from NDP leader Jennifer McKenzie who tells us they continue to have many concerns.

McKenzie says Premier Brian Gallant is not making youth a priority like he says he wants to.

"One of his first acts as premier was to cut the tuition rebate and he saddled students with debt," says McKenzie. "Youth want to stay in this province but they want to have strong social programs and they want to have good wages."

Fatal Crash Near Salisbury

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 16:13 PM

Southeast RCMP are investigating a fatal crash on the Trans Canada Highway near the Salisbury exit early Tuesday afternoon.

Police say a vehicle was heading eastbound when it left the road and went down an embankment about 2 km from the weigh scales.

The man and only occupant of the vehicle died.

The highway had a light snow cover at the time of the crash.

RCMP had reduced the highway to one lane in that area.

More details to come.

(PHOTO CREDIT: Wade Perry)

Members Invited To Join 100 Women Who Care Of Greater Moncton

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 14:23 PM

A local organization who supports non profit groups is looking for new members, but they have to be women.

100 Women Who Care of Greater Moncton will hold its quarterly meeting tonight.

Co-Organizer Tammy Rampersaud says, "Each woman donates $100 per meeting.  We have at each meeting, three registered charities that come and present for five minutes.  A vote is held and the charity that receives the most votes is the recipient of those funds."

The one commitment each women must make is to make is an annual $400 dollar tax deductible donation.

RCMP Seize 11,000 Methamphetamine Pills From Vehicle In NB

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 14:04 PM

Three men will face drug related charges after a large seizure of meth from a vehicle near Edmundston.

RCMP say over 11, 000 pills and a small amount of cocaine were seized after a vehicle was stopped on the highway last Wednesday.  RCMP officers from the Federal Investigation Unit, based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, along with officers from the Edmundston Police Department conducted the search.

It is believed that the pills were packaged for widespread distribution, and were to be sold in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.