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The price of gas dropped 6 tenths of a cent last night. The new maximum for regular self serve is $1.15.3. Furnace oil & diesel prices are up 4 tenths of a cent. Diesel is now selling for a maximum of $1.29.2 a litre in New Brunswick. (Check gas prices any time HERE)
— CBC New Brunswick (@CBCNB) December 13, 2017
No question that one of the top trending topics around the country in 2017 has been legalizing marijuana. Now a new poll suggests that the legal dope market might not be as big as the predictions thought…only about 20 percent of New Brunswick residents who responded to the survey done by Corporate Research Associates say they plan to buy any legal marijuana. Among 18-34 year olds that number is more than double what it is for older people in the province. Overall…nearly 80 per cent of New Brunswickers who were polled said they don’t plan on purchasing any pot.
Meanwhile…The province unveiled the design concept for it’s new weed stores yesterday…
— CTV Atlantic (@CTVAtlantic) December 13, 2017
— SSteeves – Global (@SSteevesG) December 13, 2017
The City of Moncton is having to pay more to get road salt to Moncton…so they’re going to try and use less of it…especially on side streets. Director of Public Works Don Morehouse tells Global News that while the cost of salt is actually down…they now have to bring it in from Saint John instead of Sussex…and that costs the City an extra $40,000. Morehouse says that salting main routes will be a priority and that crews also now spray a salt brine on the streets before a storm which is effective at reducing snow and ice buildup on the roads.
Food Depot Alimentaire needs your help with it’s Christmas Food Box program…So far they only have donations to fill 605 boxes and they need 1800. Boxes are packed and delivered next Tuesday and Wednesday. (There’s a link to donate online at NewCountry969.ca/ScottyAndTony)
“Why is everything so heavy?” https://t.co/O4HkUnXR73
— Global New Brunswick (@Global_NB) December 13, 2017
— 🎙Scott (@JohSco) December 10, 2017
The Moncton Magic play at the Halifax Hurricanes tonight at 7.
Anderson, Senators stop skids with 3-2 win over Rangers – Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators are happy to be home. Anderson made 27 saves to stop his seven-game losing streak and Ottawa snapped its five-game skid Wednesday night with a 3-2 win ove… https://t.co/LiQKFPMjbB
— XTN Hockey News (@xthockey) December 14, 2017
NHL last night: Ottawa snapped a five game losing skid with a 3-2 win over the Rangers…Boston beat Detroit 3-2 in overtime. Vancouver got smoked by Nashville 7-1.
Get all of last night’s scores HERE.