Friday August 31st 2018
Mainly sunny & 23
Premier Stephen McNeil is questioning the justification of Veterans Affairs’ decision to pay for the PTSD treatment of a man who killed an off-duty police officer. McNeil says initially he was “stunned and shocked” by the department’s help for Christopher Garnier. Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O’Regan is currently looking into how and why this decision was made.
The fate of some very expensive valuables that were on board Swissair Flight one-eleven when it went down 20 years ago this Sunday remains unknown. When the plane hit the water off Peggys Cove on September 2nd 1998, all 229 passengers & crew on board died. Whoever owned the 5 kilograms of diamonds & jewels, a Picasso worth millions and nearly 50 kilograms in cash still remains a mystery.
The main campground at Kejimkujik National Park & National Historic Site will be closed for renovations in 2020. Parks Canada says the current washroom & shower facilities in Keji’s Jeremy’s Bay Campground haven’t been upgraded since the ’60s. New ones will be built so campers won’t notice any changes to the size of Jeremy’s Bay when they return in 2021.
DET 8 – NYY 7
BOS 9 – CWS 4