September 2017

Popular Caribbean Vacation Spots Hit By Hurricanes

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2017 18:23 PM

Maritimers love to vacation in Cuba but recent hurricane damage to the Caribbean island may prompt changes to some of those holiday plans.

Francine Patterson with Maritime Travel says the resorts of Cayo Coco and Cayo Santa Maria were badly affected by the powerful storm.

Patterson says Holguin area appears to be fine but damage in Varadero may be more extensive than first thought.

She believes a lot of clients are taking a wait-and-see approach when heading south this year.

UPDATE- Missing Maces Bay Woman Found Safe and Sound

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2017 14:35 PM

A relief for emergency personelle after a 69-year-old Maces Bay woman who was reported missing last night from the St. George area, has been found safe and sound.

The search was called off around 2:30pm this afternoon.

Crews from the St. George RCMP detachment, RCMP police service dogs, Town Fire Department, as well as Ground Search & Rescue teams from York Sunbury, Greater Fundy, and Charlotte County, all took part in the search.

Moncton MLA Says More Needs To be Done To Prevent Cancer In Children

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2017 13:23 PM

The entrance to the New Brunswick legislature has been lit up in gold this week, in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness month.

This is something that is very close to the Speaker's heart.

Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season Fuelled By Warm Water

Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 19:00 PM

We can thank Tropical Storm Jose for the warm and humid weather we've been getting this week in New Brunswick.

Forecasters say the former hurricane will bring gusty winds, heavy showers and rough surf to southwestern Nova Scotia over the next few days but will have little impact on the rest of the Maritimes.

Weather Network meteorologist Michael Carter says storms are stronger this season due to one major factor.