Friday, August 6, 2010

Fishermen's Memorial ER Closure

A staff shortage forcing a temporary closure of the Emergency Department at Fishermen's Memorial Hospital. The Lunenburg E.R. will be closed tonight (Aug.6th) from 6:30 pm until 7:30 Saturday morning (Aug.7th) due to the unavailability of staff to cover the shift. Area residents requiring emergency services are advised to call 9-1-1 or visit South Shore Regional in Bridgewater. Patients with non-emergencies should contact their family physician or Health Link 8-1-1 for medical advice.

Stockwell Day Addresses Chamber of Commerce

The president of the Treasury Board says our nation's economy is in better condition than those of other countries emerging from the global downturn.

Stockwell Day said during a luncheon address to the Bridgewater and Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday that they should not to take his word for it.

He says that the International Monetary Fund, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development -- as well as the World Economic Forum -- have praised Canada's economic performance.

Day also noted that the magazine, "The Economist", calls Canada an "economic miracle."


A young man facing a charge of second-degree murder has been arrested in Lunenburg. R-C-M-P found 20-year-old Robert Harris Lamb at an apartment in the town on Wednesday evening.
Lamb was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant in connection with a fatal New Year's Eve brawl at a house party in Antigonish.
25 year-old Jonathan Beaton died in hospital New Years Day, four hours after police were called to a brawl that broke out at a house party in Antigonish.