Greater Moncton Weather: (Extended forecast HERE)
Today: Showers ending this afternoon then mainly cloudy. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Windy this morning. High 20.
Tonight: More rain tonight…another 5 to 10 mm…maybe thundershowers this evening. Low 12.
Saturday: Sun & clouds. High 15.
Sunday: Sun & clouds. High 15.
— fireman620 (@firemanhood) May 24, 2018
A motorcyclist has died from injuries he suffered when he was involved in an accident with an SUV last week in Irishtown. The 59 year old from Shediac Bay was traveling westbound when the eastbound SUV crossed his path turning into a driveway. The driver of the SUV was issued a ticket for failing to yield.
Meanwhile… Police are investigating after a motorcycle hit a school bus in Moncton yesterday morning. According to the story in the Times & Transcript, it happened shortly after 9am at the corner of Caledonia and Elmwood after the bus had dropped students off at Moncton High. Apparently the driver of the motorcycle was hospitalized but will be OK.
Moncton Fire investigating morning fire at residence on Killam Drive in Moncton. Three people sent to hospital with smoke inhalation. No word on cause of fire. pic.twitter.com/vSLQEddOty
— Wade Perry (@wadeperry1969) May 24, 2018
A rooming house fire on Killam Drive in Moncton yesterday has left nine tenants homeless. The Canadian Red Cross says 7 people, including three treated for minor smoke inhalation, have found places to stay on their own. The Red Cross is helping one man with emergency lodging and food while another man was given help with emergency purchases. You can donate to fire victims in Moncton HERE.
— scottyandtony (@scottyandtony) May 25, 2018
Keep an eye out for men walking in high heels in downtown Moncton today…i mean…that’s hard to miss…but they’re doing it for a great cause…it’s the annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes men’s march against gender violence, rape and sexual assault. This year funds raised go to the South East Sexual Assault Centre. Donate HERE.
— CBC New Brunswick (@CBCNB) May 24, 2018
— QMJHL (@QMJHL) May 24, 2018
The Acadie-Bathurst Titan will play in the championship finals at the Memorial Cup in Regina….they’ll find out who they’re playing tonight…Regina is playing Hamilton for the right to face Bathurst in the final. The Championship game goes Sunday night on Sportsnet.
The Q released it’s 2018 – 2019 season schedule yesterday and Moncton will open it up on the road at defending champ Bathurst on September 20th…and it looks like the Wildcats first home game of the new season will be against Saint John on September 28th at the new Moncton Events Centre! (Get the whole schedule HERE)
Get all the scores HERE.
— WSFA 12 News (@wsfa12news) May 21, 2018