Greater Moncton Weather: (Extended forecast HERE)
Today: Sunny. High -8.
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low -12 with temperature rising to -4 by morning.
Tomorrow: Cloudy in the morning. Sun & clouds in the afternoon. High +4.
— scottyandtony (@scottyandtony) February 13, 2018
Top Story: It’s Pancake Day. You should probably eat pancakes at some point today. Maybe eat pancakes for all of the meals? #Pancakes
— RCMP New Brunswick (@RCMPNB) February 12, 2018
Shediac RCMP are seeking the public’s help in identifying those responsible for a break, enter and theft where a man was injured.
approximately 3:45 a.m. on February 12, 2018, two men broke into a home in Grand-Barachois, injured the resident and then left with property belonging to the resident. A man in his early twenties was the only person home at the time and received minor injuries during an altercation with the men.
Police are looking for two men believed to be in their mid to late twenties and left the home on a sport style all-terrain vehicle. Police believe this to be an isolated incident.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Shediac RCMP at 506-533-5151. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by texting TIP212 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.
— Global New Brunswick (@Global_NB) February 12, 2018
At the Energy & Utility Board hearings NB Power’s efficiency programs are being called out by one of the intervenors…the group “New Clear Solutions” says that the new $122 million smart meter program and the 2% rate hike that NB Power is asking for will only benefit a very few of the province’s residents. Their spokesperson told the hearing: “Fundamentally, what’s going on is, we’re asking the poorest of the population to help insulate a rich guy’s basement so he can save 40 per cent on his bill.”
Investment of $3 million to increase surgical capacity, reduce wait timeshttps://t.co/WkZyfwgNaR
— Government of NB (@Gov_NB) February 12, 2018
The province plans to spend 3 million dollars to reduce the number of people waiting for orthopedic surgery in the Greater Moncton. Hip and knee joint replacements represent the majority of surgeries people are waiting for. Such surgeries have been increasing, largely due to an aging population. Funding will be used to increase surgical capacity at the Moncton and Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont Hospital and to develop a more coordinated approach.
— Times & Transcript (@TimesTranscript) February 12, 2018
The Times & Transcript is reporting that the City of Moncton investigated five cases of employees violating the city’s respectful workplace policy last year. Dieppe and Riverview had none. All 3 were asked if they had investigated any recent misconduct. Moncton’s director of corporate communications, indicated all five investigations determined the city’s policy had been violated. Each case involved “inter-personal conflict” and none included sexual behaviour.
— Olympic Channel (@olympicchannel) February 13, 2018
It’s Day 4 at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Canada now has 10 medals…
Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris win the first-ever mixed doubles #curling Olympic gold. They beat the Swiss team 10-3.
Kim Boutin races to 500m bronze in short track #speedskating. This is her first Olympics.
And Alex Gough of Calgary has won Canada’s first ever medal in women’s luge — taking the bronze.
Canada’s womens hockey team is 2-0 after beating Finland 4-1 early this morning…
More Olympics HERE.
And here’s our Olympics twitter feed: