April 2017

RCMP Searching For Missing St. Stephen Man

Posted on Sunday, April 23, 2017 09:17 AM

RCMP in St. Stephen need the public's help in finding 30-year-old Christopher London who was reported missing yesterday.

London was last seen on King Street in St. Stephen last Wednesday morning.

He was wearing blue jeans, brown work boots and a black hoodie.

London is described as 5'10, roughly 185 pounds, brown eyes, short brown hair and he also has a beard.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. Stephen RCMP.

Three Winning Lotto Tickets Worth $1,000 Each Sold In New Brunswick

Posted on Sunday, April 23, 2017 09:14 AM

Three winning tickets were sold in New Brunswick for last night's lottery draw.

A ticket matching the last five numbers (78532) of TAG was sold in Moncton.

Meanwhile, two tickets with 8 or more matches on Bucko were sold, one in Quispamsis, the other online.

All three tickets are worth $1,000.

Details of the winning tickets can be found HERE

Sunday Morning Sports - April 23, 2017

Posted on Sunday, April 23, 2017 09:06 AM

In the Q

The Saint John Sea Dogs fell to the Chicoutimi Sagueneens in double overtime 3-2. The best-of-seven series is now tied 1-1. Julien Gauthier and Matthew Highmore scored for Saint John and goaltender Callum Booth made 51 saves.

In the NHL

The Canadiens have been eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs after losing 3-1 to the Rangers. The Oilers have advanced to the second round after beating the Sharks 3-1 and the Blues have also advanced to the second round after beating the Wild 4-3 in overtime.

In the NBA

56-Year Old Happy Days Actress Erin Moran Dies

Posted on Sunday, April 23, 2017 08:21 AM

Tributes are pouring in across social media in the wake of the death of Happy Days star Erin Moran.

Authorities in Indiana were called about an unresponsive female shortly after 4 Saturday afternoon.

The 56-year old woman was declared dead at the scene, and an autopsy is pending.

Moran's best known role was as Joanie Cunningham in both Happy Days, and the spin off Joanie Loves Chachi.

Former Happy Days co-stars Ron Howard, and Henry Winkler are several celebrities turning to Twitter to remember Moran.

Macleans Magazine Asks Students If Their Alma Mater Prepares Them Properly For The Workforce

Posted on Saturday, April 22, 2017 12:11 PM

Macleans magazine surveyed more than 17,000 students at almost every university campus across the country.

They were asked whether or not they feel their school has prepared them for the workplace.

Two New Brunswick universities made the list: Mount Allison landed in 14th spot on the list with 32% who strongly agreed and 45% who somehwat agreed.

The University of New Brunswick came in 20th, with 31% strongly agreeing and 41% who somewhat agreed.

St FX in Antigonish came in first 53% of students agreed they had the skills and knowledge needed for employment.

Kids 14-Years Old And Under Can Name 1 Of 14 RCMP Foals This Year

Posted on Sunday, April 23, 2017 06:01 AM

Parents and children, you have a week left to submit names for RCMP foals this year.

In honour of Canada's 150th anniversary, 14 foals are going to be named, instead of the usual six.

A winning name will be chosen from an individual from each of the 13 provinces and territories, as well as one entry from a school class.

There are a few restrictions, name suggestions must begin with the letter "O" and participants cannot be over the age of 14.

Online entries must be received no later than April 30th.

Provincial Green Party President Says Membership Numbers On The Rise

Posted on Saturday, April 22, 2017 11:50 AM

The membership for New Brunswick's Green Party has been growing in the province at a steady pace according to the party president and the number currently stands at around 800.

The party is holding its annual general meeting this weekend and Wayne Dryer says while he believes their policies are the best of any party, they lack the strong infrastructure and organization to be able to put into place the mechanisms to get elected and start implementing policies.

Dryer believes they're partway there in terms of what they need to do to make some positive change.

Check Your Lotto Tickets!

Posted on Saturday, April 22, 2017 07:52 AM

A lucky New Brunswicker won a six figure total in Friday night's lottery draw.

A ticket sold in Shediac matched all six TAG numbers, for a prize worth $100,000.

As well, a TAG ticket with the last five numbers worth $1,000 was sold in Northumberland County.

There were two TWIST tickets sold in Campbellton and online that matched six of seven numbers - those are worth $1,070 each.

Finally, a winning ticket for the $55-million Lotto Max jackpot was sold in Quebec.

Details can be found HERE

National Recall Issued For Miss Vickie's Jalapeño Kettle Cooked Potato Chips

Posted on Saturday, April 22, 2017 06:57 AM

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a national recall for Miss Vickie's brand Jalapeño Kettle Cooked Potato Chips because of possible Salmonella contamination.

The recalled products should be thrown away or returned to the store where they were purchased.

There have been no reported illnesses related to the recall.

For more information: bit.ly/2pncCqc