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Saturday, May 24, 2014

NB Recall for Brownie Squares

They sound like a sweet treat but they could make you sick if you have certain allergies.

Goody Shop brownie squares have been recalled due to undeclared wheat and milk.

This recall is only in place in New Brunswick.

For more info, click here

Walking To Support Research and Those Living With Dementia

Lots of people will be walking on Sunday to raise money and awareness about the 13,000 New Brunswickers who are living with Alzheimer's and Dementia in the province.

Melanie MacGillivray tells CHSJ News proceeds from the Walk for Memories supports their programs and research and the need is growing.

They expect another 2500 new cases will be diagnosed every year so they do get a lot of people calling in asking questions and looking for support.

The Saint John Walk for Memories is at Woolastook park on the West side.
You are welcome to show and take part with r
egistration starting at 12pm and the walk gets underway at 1pm.

For more info, click here.

Canadians Somewhat Optimistic About Starting New Businesses

The job outlook might not be the greatest--but 60% of Canadians still see opportunities for starting a business in the next 6 months. That's the highest rating in the G7, according to a new study.

Optimism is up compared to the last Global Entrepreneurship report in 2003, and the rate of female entrepreneurship in Canada is the highest in the G7 countries.

The same study found that first-generation immigrants in Canada are more likely to start their own business compared to the general population.

Four Crashes In Greater SJ Send Six To Hospital

A busy night for emergency crews in the greater Saint John area with several car crashes leaving half a dozen people hurt.

In the city, a two-vehicle crash happening at the intersection of Coburg and Paddock where one man was taken to hospital and a motorcycle driver also brought to hospital after hitting a deer on Riverhill Drive. The Saint John Fire Department says the men's injuries aren't considered serious. A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Lancaster Avenue and Charlotte Street sending one woman to hospital.

Meantime K-V Fire telling CHSJ News three people were brought to hospital after a two-vehicle crash on the highway near the Dolan Road Irving.

Sample Local Delicacies In St. Andrews

Wild blueberries, Atlantic salmon, chocolate, oysters....some pretty delicious delicacies are produced right in our own backyard.

Today in Saint Andrews the 2014 Buy Local Summer Tour is kicking off at the NBCC campus. Chefs, producers, and students will be gathering to showcase specially-created dishes using local food.

Participants will be able to sample the creations, and local fishers will be selling freshly-caught lobster.