What's Trending Tues Aug 18: Amber Alert results from Joke, Election is Sept 14, Covid19 Update, Main Street going back to normal,
- Today's Weather: more clouds. 30 percent chance of PM showers. Humidex 28.
A witness contacted the authorities in Summerside yesterday because they saw a girl in a car yelling that she was being kidnapped. An Amber Alert went out with a description and other details.
Later on yesterday, the girl contacted police to let them know that she had been yelling to a friend in another vehicle... it was a joke between friends. Police confirmed the details and issued a statement saying thank you to everyone who helped resolve the case.
UPDATED: Summerside police say suspected abduction was a 'misunderstanding' https://t.co/hoVjnluVIN— CTV Atlantic (@CTVAtlantic) August 18, 2020
(Editorial: That roller coaster ride all happened without the added bonus of a pandemic.)
The premier said the Green Party and the People's Alliance of New Brunswick (PANB) were willing, but the opposition party was not willing to agree to prop up the Higgs minority government until September 2022, or until the pandemic had been declared over.UPDATED: New Brunswick premier calls early election during pandemic. Includes VIDEO report by @LauraBrownCTV and @CTVAnchor's interview with Blaine Higgs. https://t.co/VCw3vNPUqG— CTV Atlantic (@CTVAtlantic) August 17, 2020
According to the Times and Transcript story, Council voted to switch things back the way they were after a bunch of downtown businesses signed a petition to get rid of the one-way situation that's there now. (Council says they'll end the experiment by the end of the week.)
~ lane reductions on Champlain Street - between Marché and Collège - on Mon Aug 17 and Tues Aug 18 because of sewer work.
Harvard Global Health Institute guidelines say schools are safe to re-open if there are fewer than 25 cases of #Covid19 per 100,000 pop'n in the community.— André Picard (@picardonhealth) August 15, 2020
Current Canadian data:
AB 17 per 100K
NL, PEI, YK, NU, NWT 0 https://t.co/oRNVuXsKo6
📢 Have your say! 📢— City of Moncton (@CityofMoncton) August 14, 2020
The City has received a Rezoning and Municipal Plan Amendment application to change the zoning and land use designation of 211 Mapleton Rd. This request would accommodate an expansion of the existing parking lot over Rabbit Brook (as shown in this image). /1 pic.twitter.com/iVLUEjIDGb
Right now, there's not too much info about the rescheduled Rotary Ribfest other than that it will now happen over the Labor Day long weekend (Sept 4-7).