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Monday, May 21, 2012

Sea Dogs Win

The Sea Dogs beat the Edmonton Oil Kings 5-2 in their second game in the 2012 Memorial Cup.

The Dogs face tourney host Shawinigan on Wednesday night.

Royal Visit Thrills Saint Johners

In less than three hours in the Port City, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall making at least 6 stops in a frenzied tour of Saint John.
Premier David Alward offering greeting to the Royal Couple as they joined the Victoria Day celebrations at the Marco Polo Cruise Terminal.
He also announces the new cruise ship terminal being built on Water street will be called the Diamond Jubilee Cruise Ship Terminal.

The City's cultural affairs officer Bernard Cormier tells CHSJ News he was surprised at the thousands of spectators that came out on the Holiday Monday to see the Royals.
He tells us he was more than surprised at the turnout adding everyone was well-behaved and having a great time.

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall also spent time at Hazen-White St. Francis School before leaving from the Saint John Airport for Toronto.

Sea Dogs Take The Lead

The Saint John Sea Dogs scored in the second to take a 3-2 lead over the Edmonton Oil Kings with less than 2 minutes left in the second period.
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Sea Dogs Score In The Second

The Sea Dogs lead the Oil Kings in the second period of their second game at the Memorial Cup in Shawinigan.
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Saint John & Edmonton Tied at 1 in the First

The Saint John Sea Dogs and the Edmonton Oil Kings are tied 1-all in the first period at the Memorial Cup.

The Dogs lost to the London Knights on Saturday night.
Host team Shawinigan beat London 6-2 last night.

Charles and Camilla Thrill In the Port City

Thousands of Saint Johners are spending Victoria day uptown trying to get a glimpse of the Royal Couple.
The Prince of Whales and the Duchess of Cornwall arriving earlier this afternoon to a large crowd at the bottom of King Street at Prince William.

With St. Mary's Band playing in the background, the crowd let out a scream as the motorcade arrived and the Prince and Duchess stepped out of the vehicle.

The Royal Couple then made their way up Prince William Street admiring the heritage architecture and chatting with the thousands of folks lining the streets.
Some of the spectators getting into the spirit of the visit donning facsinators and other hats.  
The Royal Couple attending a citizen ship ceremony for 13 new Canadians and then making their way to Victoria Day celebrations inside and out of the Marco Polo Cruise Terminal.

Premier David Alward welcoming Charles and Camilla with a few remarks and announcing that the new cruise ship terminal being built off Water Street will be named the Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal.

The Royal Couple will be touring Hazen White-St. Francis School in the North end before departing from the Saint John Airport later this afternoon.

Crowds Gather for Charles and Camilla

Quispamsis Man Accused of Sex Crimes

A Quispamsis man is in custody after being charged with sexual assault, uttering threats, and aggravated assault. 

The 37 year old's name is being withheld in order to keep the victim anonymous.

Rothesay Regional Police tell us he will appear in remand court later today.

Enjoy Nature With the NCC

Green-minded people, listen up: the Nature Conservancy of Canada promoting some upcoming events in honour of the organization's 50th Anniversary. The NCC is organizing a number of clean-ups at protected areas throughout the province. Anyone can take part in the educational, volunteer-led events.

Later this month and in June the group is organizing trip to Baie Verte and Shamper's Bluff to restore the forest and weed invasive plants.

The details are as follows:

Baie Verte Forest Restoration
Saturday, May 26
Closest town: Baie Verte and Port Elgin

Shamper's Bluff Weed Pull
Saturday, June 16
Closest town: Kingston and Saint John

There are more events on Pendleton Island and in Tabusintac in the late summer and early fall. For more details contact Laurel Bernard at (506) 450-6010