Covid-19 Cancellations

To add a cancellation to the list, email maxfm@bellmedia.ca , text us at 10490 or call 548-8851

City of Bathurst

As part of the preventive measures to reduce risk of contamination, the City of Bathurst informs the public of the following actions impacting municipal facilities and/or events. These measures go into effect on Monday March 16th, 2020, at 1:00 p.m.

K.C. IRVING REGIONAL CENTRE

  • All recreational activities are CANCELLED, including Gentlemen’s Hockey, access to the Fitness Track and Senior activities in the Florence Roussy Room.
  • As it is an essential service, the Blood Donor Clinic hosted by Canadian Blood Services will be held as scheduled from Monday March 16th until Thursday March 19th.

BATHURST CITY HALL

  • City Hall will be closed until further notice.
  • The Pavillion Gymnasium at City Hall will be closed until further notice.
  • The Freemen of the City recognition event, scheduled for Thursday March 19th, has been POSTPONED.
  • For bill general inquiries and bill payments, citizens can call at 548-0400.
  • For the Bathurst Public Library, residents are asked to contact the Library directly at 548-0706 or consult their website at https://www1.gnb.ca/0003/Pages/en/Biblio-e.asp?CODE=CN
  • The Bathurst Aquatic Centre and Daycare service will be closed until Sunday March 28th
  • Daly Point Nature Reserve will be closed until further notice
  • All parks will be closed until further notice

 

Schools

  • All public schools in New Brunswick are closed for the remainder of the academic year
  • All in-person classes at UNB will be suspended for the remainder of the academic year
    • Classes will resume using alternate methods Monday, March 23. Campus and residences remain open.
    • UNB is restricting travel for UNB undergraduate and graduate students travelling under UNB supported programs to China, Europe, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, and the Middle East.
  • All in person classes at St. Thomas University are suspended for the rest of the teaching year.
    • Classes will resume remotely March 19. All campus events scheduled up to April 9 are cancelled
  • Mount Allison University has suspended all class 
    • All student services will continue to operate. Campus buildings will remain open to students, faculty, and staff only.
  • New Brunswick College of Craft and Design has suspended all in person classes - March 16-20
    • Details on program continuation to come
    • College is OPEN Monday March 16 to allow students to retrieve books and materials

TOWN OF BERESFORD

Notice to Beresford citizens regarding COVID-19.

This post combines all directives and announcements from the Town of Beresford related to COVID-19.

The objectives of the Town of Beresford are to: 1) Slow the propagation of COVID-19 among the population and its employees and to maintain the essential services delivered to Beresford Citizens, and 2) Support the public health authorities of New-Brunswick and Canada during this event.

The following public venues are closed:

-Réal-Boudreau Center (Arena) – closed for the season

-Rodolphe Boudreau Center (Sportek – Curling) - closed for the season

-Rodolphe Boudreau Center (Other activities) - close until further notice.

-A new date and meeting precedures for the Annual General Meeting of the Regional Market will be announced soon

-The Raoul Charest Center is close until further notice.

All play structures in public parks are closed. Walking trails are still accessible and we ask that you maintain social distancing while using them.

-Mgr Robichaud Public Library is close until further notice.

-The regional, commercial and industrial expo, planned from May 1st to May 3rd is cancelled.

-Municipal offices - see below

Offices and administrative services

-The public offices of the Town of Beresford (town hall) are closed until further notice. The phone (542-2727) is still answered during regular business hours (8:30 am – noon and 1 PM until 4:30 PM), emails are monitored

(info@beresford.ca) and the Town’s emergency number (547-5783) is operational for municipal services related emergencies only.

-Invoicing for municipal services, including water and sewer, will continue, however interest will not be invoiced until further notice on amounts due. No enforcement will be done in case of no payment but amounts invoiced will have to be paid eventually. If you are experiencing a difficult situation in relation to COVID-19, please contact the Town directly and we will evaluate each case individually.

Sewer and water can be paid online at Service New-Brunswick : https://www.pxw1.snb.ca/snb9000/product.aspx…

-Dog tags distribution is stopped until further notice, no measures will be taken for those who were not able to obtain the dog tags before the March 31st deadline.

-Non-essential in-person meetings between the public and employees are cancelled until further notice or must occur over the phone or by video conferencing.

Municipal services

Public works: Our public work teams are working to maintain essential services and are ready to intervene for urgent matters while protecting themselves and the public.

Garbage and recyclable collection: Recyclable collections has stopped for the moment and garbage is collected every week on Wednesdays. If you can’t stockpile your recyclable material to be collected when the service resume you can dispose of it with your regular garbage.

Drinking water: Water samplings to ensure the quality of the water is proceeding as planned and there is no particular worry to have related to drinking water within the Town of Beresford.

Sanitary sewer services: We ask all users to not flush anything other than toilet paper in the system. Disinfecting and baby wipes, tampons and applicators, condoms, cotton swabs and all other products can block our pumps. This directive is applicable at all times but even more so during the spring melt and during this pandemic. We do not want our employees to have to manage emergencies related to broken pumps.

Firefighting service: Firefighters remain ready to intervene in case of emergencies but have stopped regular training.

Public meetings

-Ordinary meetings of council will be organized with electronic means. The next meeting will be held on April 13th. The recordings from the meetings will then be posted on the website at www.beresford.ca The general public will not be admitted in the council chamber.

- Committee meetings and citizens involvement committees are cancelled until further notice.

Municipal elections

The municipal elections, originally scheduled for May 11th, 2020, has been postponed to a future date to be determined by the Province of New-Brunswick.

Essential goods delivery service

-A regional service dedicated to the delivery of essential goods for at risk persons started operating in the Chaleur region. This service is free for Beresford residents. Thanks to RIC Chaleur CIN for their involvement.

-You can reach them at 547-2975 or 759-8448 from Monday to Friday, 9AM to 3 PM.

-Thank you for using this service if you need it to help us stop the propagation of COVID-19.

Communication of important information to the citizens

The Town of Beresford will publish its notices in relation to COVID-19 on : The Town’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BeresfordNB, on its website at www.beresford.ca

  •  Essential supplies delivery service for vulnerable persons.

    You are a resident of Beresford?

    One of those three situations apply to you?

    1) Are you arriving from outside the country? You must isolate for 14 days.

    2) Are you at risk? There is an increased risk of more severe outcomes for Canadians:

    -Aged 65 and over
    -With compromised immune systems
    -With underlying medical conditions

    Please note that we can’t evaluate your health condition and tell you if you must use this service or not, we invite you to talk with your healthcare provider.

    3) If you are self-monitoring, self-isolating or in isolation because you have :

    -a history of possible exposure to COVID-19, in the last 14 days
    -a history of possible exposure to COVID-19 due to travel outside of Canada or close contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19
    -been diagnosed with COVID-19 or are waiting for the results of a lab test for COVID-19

    If one of those factors (1, 2, and 3) applies to you, contact one of your relative or friend to pick up essential supplies for you. Stay home!

    If nobody can help you, The Town of Beresford, offers essential goods delivery service for vulnerable persons. This is a free service.

    If point 1, 2 or 3 above do not apply to you, you do not qualify for this service, do not use it.

    Resources and capacities are limited, do not abuse of this service, we ask that you order quantities that will last you several days to limit the risk and the number of deliveries. The service is available once per week per address for groceries.

    Deliveries will be made outside the house and left close to your door, no physical contact will occur between the driver and the client. A sanitary safety protocol is in place to mitigate risks. However, we cannot guarantee that no contamination will occur and that the risks are totally eliminated and you use this service in knowledge of that fact.

    The procedure to use the service is as follow:

    1) Call the 430-0084 between 9 AM and 1:30 PM on weekdays to set delivery schedules and obtain the detailed procedures.
    2) Order and pay your essential supplies online or by phone from merchants, note the date, time and location where your order will be. The Town of Beresford doesn’t involve itself in the financial arrangements between the client and the supplier.
    3) Call the 430-0084 again to confirm the pickup date, hour and location.
    4) During delivery, answer the phone call from the driver and establish a visual contact with the driver through the window.

    Please note that this is a new service established because of the extraordinary situation we are currently experiencing, please be patient and kind. We may change the parameters of this service according to operational realities or according to new directives from the federal or provincial public health authorities.

    Your community is there to help you! We count on you to do your part to protect this community.

 

Provincial Court

New Brunswick's Provincial Court is issuing further restrictive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Those not in custody with a criminal trial scheduled between March 23rd and May 31st will have their matter adjourned, unless otherwise ordered.  You're asked to contact the Provincial Court before your scheduled trial date for further directives.

Witnesses in criminal trials scheduled March 23rd to May 31st must contact Public Prosecution Services before the scheduled trial date for further directives.

Those slated to appear in Provincial Court for any other matter between March 23rd and May 31st are asked to contact the applicable Provincial Court office before your scheduled date to arrange a tele-conference with the Judge.  You must not appear in person.

If such means are available and deemed appropriate by a judge, urgent matter will proceed via videoconferencing unless adjourned by the court on application by a party.

  • All proceedings for Accused persons in custody, including bail hearings, trials, sentencing hearings, preliminary inquiries, and youth criminal sentence reviews;
  • Trials (including trial continuation, sentencing hearings and decisions) and preliminary inquiries for persons not in custody will proceed only if a judge determines in advance that the matter is urgent; 
  • All court filings and applications for judicial authorizations will proceed by telecommunication.  Section 490 Criminal Code applications will be heard by telecommunication; if contested, the Judge will decide if the matter is urgent and give further instructions as to how to proceed.
  •  Malobiannah Skating Club's Ice Show scheduled for March 21st at the E&P Senechal Center in Grand Falls has been cancelled. New Date: March 13, 2021.

Campbellton  506-789-2337  pc-campbellton@gnb.ca
Bathurst  506-5472155  pc-bathurst@gnb.ca
Caraquet  506-726-2502  pc-caraquet@gnb.ca
Tracadie  506-394-3700  pc-tracadie@gnb.ca
Miramichi  506-627-4018  pc-miramichi@gnb.ca
Elispogtog  506-523-4600  pc-elsipogtog@gnb.ca
Moncton  506-856-2307  mctnpcrequest@gnb.ca
Saint John 506-658-2568  pc-saintjohn@gnb.ca
Burton  506-357-4020  pc-burton@gnb.ca
Fredericton  506-453-2120  pc-fredericton@gnb.ca
Woodstock  506-325-4415  pc-woodstock@gnb.ca
Edmundston  506-735-2026  pc-edmundston@gnb.ca

Events

  • NB Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation Super Tax Clinics
    • Bathurst - March 21
      Edmundston - March 27
  • The Greater Moncton Home Show - March 20-22
  • First Comes Love wedding and lifestyle show - March 21
  • The Living Beyond Cancer Support Group Meeting - March 25
  • The Chalmers Hospital Foundation “Antarctic Trek Celebration Dinner” - March 26 (Postponed)
  • Saint John Wine Fair - March 28
  • Fredericton Tattoo Expo - March 27-29 (Postponed)
  • Fredericton Playhouse has cancelled all public events - up to and including April 3
  • Fredericton Wine and Cider Fest – April 4 (Postponed)
  • Girl Guides Canada has cancelled all in-person activities - until April 14
  • New Brunswick Adoption Foundation Everyone's Child Luncheon (Postponed)
  • Scouts Canada has cancelled all activities
  • The regular Wednesday night supper this Wednesday at Nepisiguit Sports Lodge has been cancelled due to concerns of the Corona Virus Pandemic
  • Autism Intervention services will be close for 2 weeks as of March 16th regarding COVID-19
  • Lee's Line Dancing at the KC Irving Centre, Bathurst, is cancelled until further notice
  • The Acadie Bathurst Ophthalmology centre (Dr Javidi, Dr Strauch and Dr Mutsinzi) will be closed from March 16th to March 20th. For any emergencies, visit the emergency department at your local hospital.
  • Dusty Sneakers in the Bathurst Gymnasium that is being held every Tuesday and Thursday will be cancelled until April 7th, due to Coronavirus precautions.
  • Bathurst Bowlarama closed until further notice
  • Kinsmen club of Bathurst Saturday and Sunday bingos are cancelled march 21 to 28 and will be reevaluated after that time.
  • The Spaghetti Fundraiser  for( 4 Directions Youth Outdoor Survival) being held at Joey’s Pub on March 29th. Has been moved to May 17th.
  • Service NB at 161 Main Street Bathurst will be close for remainder of the week due to the Covid-19 virus and a decision will be made at the end of the week if the center will remain close or open next week
  • Club Soda Bar and Straight Flush Bar are closed until further notice
  • The Wilderness Camping Inc’s Annual Meeting, which was to be held March 22, 2020 in Bathurst will be held at a later date
  • L’association Sportive de Beresford has all Bingo’s at the hall (Sundays & Wednesdays) until further notice.
  • The CTC free Shuttle service has been suspended until further notice due to concerns of the Corona Virus Pandemic
  • CUPE is halting bargaining for all CUPE Locals, including collective agreement bargaining meetings, membership meeting, ratifications and strike votes are all postponed until April 3
  • Horizon Health Network has cancelled Prenatal and Breastfeeding classes until further notice.

Sports

  • ITF Women's Tennis Tournament - March 16-22
  • New Brunswick Interscholastic Athletic Association (NBIAA) events are cancelled or postponed until further notice. Spring sport practices may continue as scheduled.
  • Hockey New Brunswick has cancelled all Hockey-Canada-sanctioned events for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season.
  • The QMJHL has cancelled the remainder of the regular season and the Draft Lottery scheduled on March 25 has been postponed.
  • The 2019-20 Canadian Tire Cup Playoffs have been cancelled.
  • Ringette New Brunswick has suspended all programming until further notice.
  • All Capital Region Special Olympics weekly sport programs are canceled until further notice
  • USPORTS Hockay and Volleyball Championships
  • All Parasport NB Programming Suspended until further notice
  • The National Basketball League of Canada is suspending basketball operations until further notice as a result of concerns regarding COVID-19 which includes the Moncton Magic
  • All Basketball NB events and programs are suspended indefinitely
  • The 2020 Canadian Masters Curling Championship in Rothesay has been cancelled.
  • Cheer New Brunswick 2020 provincials, scheduled for March 21 and 22 in St. Stephen, have been postponed.
  • Football NB has suspended all activities until further notice.
  • Soccer NB has suspended all activities until further notice

LOCAL BUSINESSES

Due to the covid-19 pandemic and out of an abundance of caution, Apollo Cinemas will be closed as of Tuesday March 17 until further notice.

Dr. Sanjay Anand (Orthodontist) office will be closed this week, possibly next week as well.

SNB Bathurst office on Main Street is closed now until (at least) Friday March 20 due to COVID-19.  

The CTC free Shuttle service has been suspended until further notice due to concerns of the Corona Virus Pandemic

For the safety of our customers as well as our employees we decided to close Papa Joe & Evy’s Restaurant because of the COVID-19

Knights of Columbus Council 1935 weekly bingo held at the Bathurst Kinsman Hall Thursday March 19th and Thursday March 26th have been cancelled. We will advise of our status in early April.

Isa'Bella's Boutique will remain closed due to pandemic until further notice. 

Please note Effective March 18th, 2020, GoToInsure.ca/Henry White Insurance will be closed and limiting Walk-In access.They are asking all clients/partners to communicate via email or phone.  Please call 506-548-9913 or email:  info.bathurst@gotoinsure.ca.  website  www.gotoinsure.ca

Effective Immediately, Mcgraw Shoes & Orthotics, all  stores and clinics will be closed for a minimum of two weeks 

Harvey's Travel closed to the to the public , they are still available to assist you via Email or phone please call 506-546-9841

Sobeys Pharmacy will have modified operating hours effective immediately. Monday to Friday 10am to 7pm, Saturday 12-5pm, Sunday 12-5pm

BENTLEY in Place Bathurst mall will be closed until further notice.

The Brick have decided to minimize their hours until further notice Monday- Saturday: 9am-5pm Closed on Sunday until further notice.

The province of New Brunswick has closed all provincial parks until further notice, including Mount Carleton, Mactaquac and Sugarloaf.

Sally Beauty has temporarily closed until further notice

Nepisiguit Family Services has decided to close its doors until Friday April 3 in view of the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. We will re-evaluate afterwards.  

Fleuriste L’Oasis Florist door close to public . accept order only by phone 548-3221 commander par téléphone. 

Aube & Degrace office will only be open for walk-ins from 10am to 2pm each day until March 30th 

Effective Friday, March 20, 2020, these seven UNI business locations will close temporarily until further notice: 1. Bas-Caraquet 2. Grande-Anse 3. Beresford 4. Kedgwick 5. Saint-Jacques 6. Saint-Basile 7. Moncton, Université de Moncton 

The office of DR JASON LAROCQUE/DR ISABELLE SAVARIA closed until further notice.

All functions at First United Church have been cancelled.  Services will be posted on their website   www.firstunited-bathust.ca

The office of Dr. Anand, Orthodontist, will be closed until further notice.

Pure Balance Yoga is closed.

The Acadie Bathurst Ophthalmology centre (Dr Javidi, Dr Strauch and Dr Mutsinzi) will be closed for an undetermined period. We will continue to see emergencies only. For any emergencies, visit the emergency department at your local hospital.

Sally Beauty Supply is closed until further notice.

Effective immediately Sobeys Pharmacy will be open; Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 12-5, Sun 12-5

The Bathurst Music Festival which was scheduled to start March 29th has been cancelled.

North Shore Laundrys new hours are mon-sat (9am-5pm) closed on Sundays.

 Office of Cardiologist Dr Sylvain R. Matteau will be closed until further notice. Patients with appointments during this time will be contacted upon their return.

 Discount car and truck rental is closed untill further notice.

The Brick will be closed until further notice.

The 50 / 50 lottery with the Knights of Columbus Council 8704, Petit Rocher, will be suspended until further notice due to COVID-19.

The NBFSC has closed all snowmobile trails and services until further notice.

TNS Custom Blinds is closed until further notice.

Easyhome showroom will be closed until further notice. Payments and shopping can be done by phone or online. 

PATTERSON SALES & SERVICE, 752 rue Principale, Beresford – SHOWROOM CLOSED, SALES OPEN - Due to the state of the province and with compliance with our Premier, we are closing the doors on our showroom. This DOES NOT mean we are not here to help you. We are STILL OPEN. Contact us via the following phone numbers or by the cells of our great sales team. They will be doing all they can to help you during these times. Helping you with payments online, new purchases, as well as on-going and upcoming service. Call us and we will help. Click www.ljpattersonsales.com PARTS & SERVICE  506-544-1576. SALES; ANDREW CARROLL 506-226-0986. CHRIS YOUNG 506-625-5812

Knights of Columbus Council 1935 has cancelled monthly meetings, group activities and  Thursday night bingo until further notice.

The Chaleur Veterinary Hospital will be close on Saturdays starting April 3rd because of the COVID-19. The phone lines are open Monday to Friday on regular hours. Thanks for your understanding.

In an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to protect our employees and members, UNI is temporarily closing 10 more business locations as of Thursday, April 2, 2020. The following business locations will be closed until further notice: 1. Edmundston, Canada Road 2. Eel River Crossing 3. Grand-Barachois 4. Memramcook 5. Moncton, Morton Avenue 6. Paquetville 7. Saint-Antoine 8. Saint-Léonard 9. Saint-Louis-de-Kent 10. Sheila