October 2017

Champlain Mall Has Large Retail Space To Fill

Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 05:01 AM

When Sears Canada leaves Champlain Mall, the retail giant will leave more than 107,000 square feet of empty space.

Currently one of the mall's anchor tenants, Sears Canada is holding liquidation sales as it prepares to shut down nationwide.

CF Champlain marketing spokesperson Stephanie Hansen says Sears is expected to leave the mall by the end of January at the latest.

Hansen says the closure presents an opportunity to provide unique experiences.

She adds plans for the space will be announced when appropriate.

Riverview Woman Suffers Gunshot Wound

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 14:47 PM

A Riverview woman in her thirties has been hospitalized with a gunshot wound and Mounties are seeking more information about the incident.

Around 10 o'clock Monday night, Codiac RCMP were called to a home in West Riverview where a woman had been shot and suffered injuries.

Anyone who saw or heard something Monday night in the area of River Garden Estates mobile home park is urged to contact Codiac RCMP at 506-857-2400.

PC Opposition MLA Uses Halloween Theme To Attack Premier Gallant On Treatment Of Small Business Owners

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 14:06 PM

The Opposition Conservatives used a Halloween theme to attack Premier Brian Gallant on how he has treated small business owners.

Carleton MLA Stewart Fairgrieve said the Premier has been a monster to their bottom line, a vampire to their cash flow and when it comes to accountability, a ghost.

Fairgrieve says small business owners have not gotten any treats only job killing tricks and although the Premier may be saying boo tonight, small business owners will be saying boo hoo all year long.

Provincial Government Introducing New Exotic Animal Legislation

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:30 PM

Four years after the tragic deaths of two young brothers who were killed by a python, the provincial government has announced it is introducing new legislation to regulate possessing and owning exotic animals in New Brunswick.

Noah and Connor Barthe were killed in 2013 after an African rock python got out of its enclosure in Campbellton. Autopsies determined the boys died as the result of being asphyxiated by the python that was housed in the same apartment the boys were staying at for a sleepover.

Deaths Of Man, Woman In Northern NB Deemed Suspicious By RCMP

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 10:37 AM

The deaths of a man and woman in northern New Brunswick have been deemed suspicious by police.

On Monday at around 12:30pm, police were called to a home on rue Valcourt in Saint-Quentin and when they arrived found two bodies.

Anyone who has information that could help the investigation is asked to contact the RCMP's Major Crime Unit or you can stay anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers.

High Ranking And Decorated Military Officer Facing Sex Charges

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 06:55 AM

The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service has charged a high ranking officer with sexual assault and related offences under the Criminal Code and the National Defence Act.

The charges involve five members of the Canadian Armed Forces at 2nd Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier and 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown between January 2005 and December 2014.