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Page 28 THE QUODDY TIDES 26 January, 2018 RCMP conduct Blacks Harbour checkstops West District RCMP checked more than tickets for driving while suspended. If 300 vehicles during a traffic operation in convicted, these drivers could face up to the village of Blacks Harbour recently, six months in jail and/or a $2,000 fine. On January 11 the St. George RCMP, with "We do traffic operations regularly in the assistance of the New Brunswick various locations with a focus on improv- Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit of ins road safety," says Corporal Dan Smith the Inspection and Enforcement Branch, of the St. George RCMP. "Police check- conducted two checkstops on Main Street stops are one way to help keep our roads in Blacks Harbour. safe, but weneed the public's help, too. During the two and a half-hour period, Practice safe driving and report dangerous police issued 10 tickets to drivers for not driving when you see it." having their vehicle inspected and not If people are witnessing what they be- having their vehicle registered. They also lieve to be dangerous or impaired driving, issued 20 warnings, made one arrest for they are encouraged to call 911. Any oth- an outstanding warrant and made two drug er call regarding road safety can be made seizures. Police also issued three people to local police. ADORNED IN FRESH SNOW is the ( Chessie Crowe photo) AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS Pastor Jonathan Hati and wife Kerri are excited to be starting up their after-school children's ministry programs at the Deer Island Church of Christ. There will be games, music, crafts, food and fun at the Lord's Cove Sunday school building. The schedule is as follows: Kids Station for CICS seniors to be honoured, at game by Amy Case Basketball season is coming to an end at Campobello Island Consolidated School with the last senior home game against McAdam. The junior varsity girls will be. holding a tournament. The seniors play- ing this year are Krysten Wilcox, Daniel Preston and Justin Legacy. The final home game will be to honor them. Exam week has been in full swing for high school students. The middle school students are continuing to fundraise for the students of Sierra Leone. THE ALGONQUIN RESORT AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION~" HOTELS Valentine's Dance Come show offyour dance moves with Radio Factory high-energy sound. Saturday, February 17, 8 p.m. Tickets are S20 (tax included) For reservations call 1-855-529-8693 184 Adolphus St St. Andrews by-the-Sea, NB, Canada Trade mission to China promotes province 853-95o4 ] KITCHENS I BATHS I RESTORATION I PAINTING RENOVATION I FINE CARPENTRY I FURNITURE more than 600,000 Chinese tourists visit- ed Canada, an increase of 10 per cent over the previous year. That rate of increase is expected to double in 2018. Representatives of the University of New Brunswick also participated in the mission to highlight advantages the insti- tution offers students from China. 935 Route 774, Welshpool Campobello Island New Brunswick, Canada 506-752-2008 888-752-2008 emaih $325,000.00 /" CQII 207-733-114 Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong 681 North I llll c IkL, I ll c -- Kong. This mission allowed the company We leli r to ,aealNa tlo & to strengthen those relationships and ex- plore new opportunities. "China has be- come our main market thanks to missions Mulholland Point Light on Campobello Island. On January 19 a delegation from New like this one," says the company's owner, Brunswick concluded a week-long lrade Nathan Song. "We had productive meet- by Joyce Stuartmission to China, where the group pro- ings this week with and Hema, Tel. 747-2053 moted companies and products and high- which aresome of the biggest points of lighted the province as a tourism sale in China. These trade missions pro- grades K-2, Tuesdays off the bus to 3:30 destination and educational hub. Lieuten- vide benefits in New Brunswick, allowing p.m.; CIA for grades 3-5, Thursdays off ant Governor Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau and us to continue to grow our business." the bus to 3:30 p.m.; 180 Junior Youth for Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Roy-Vieimeau and Doucet also partici- grades 6-8, Thursdays off the bus to 3:30 Doucet led the delegation, which included pated in the signing of a twinning agree- p.m. manufacturers and seafood and agri-food ment with the governor of Hebei. The AROUND AND ABOUT producers, province, which has a population of 73 The mission is part of an effort to build million people, is poised for growth, hay- Fishermen were able to gear up and stronger trade relationships in China, ins been designated as a special economic drbp their scallop drags on January 15 which is New Brunswick's third-largest zone to promote development in the re- without any more delays, export market, gion. Sincere sympathy is extended to the "The quality of products from New Lulujo is the first New Brunswick corn- family of Dr. Norman Taylor, who passed Brunswick is opening doors for our com- pany to establish a Tmall Global flagship away on January 5. Dr. Taylor was a parties," says Doucet. ' Fhe commitment store in China on the world's largest e- former summer resident of Deer Island. these businesses are showing is earning commerce platform, Alibaba. This mis- On Monday, January, 29, Vera Pine of them new and repeat business in China. sion allowed the company to explOre Rockland will be turning 102 years old. The relationship between New Brunswick potential relationships with other major On January 13 Kayla McKay and Kali and China is a positive one for our econo- online retailers. "We are anticipating more McKay held a baby shower for their step- my and our people." growth, .and we will need additional staff sister Hannah Lord at the Leonardville Events in Beijing and Shanghai spot- at home in New Brunswick to maintain Sunday school. Over 30 people .were lighted New Brunswick businesses, con- and grow in the market," said Lulujo CEO present, and lots of food was donated and a beautiful cake was made by Anita Caw- necting them with partners and buyers in Dawn Pottier. "Support from Opportuni- China. The provincial government also or- ties NB and trade missions like this one ley. ganized group events and prearranged are important in forming relationships Billy Joe and Owen Duran were able to business meetings for mission partici- with international partners." spend some time over the holidays in pants. The Department of Tourism, Heritage Nova Scotia with her parents Janet and While i.n China, Roy-Vienneau and and Culture focused on building New Russell Ross, who are former Deer Island Doucet visited the JD 7Fresh retail store Brunswick travel itineraries specific to the residents, operated by Chinese online retailer interests of Chinese visitors during meet- Doucet helped demonstrate how lags with 12 travel corporations in China. Canadians break open their lobster and The delegation also met with several Don't fonjct yow sw tl Qrt helped a chef use wild blueberries to pre- members of the travel media to help gen- oa Valentla 's Day. pare a jam that can be packed as a home- crate interest in New Brunswick/Es attrac- Plns pIQc yew erder eerly el made gift as part of Lunar New Year tions. Ulillom Wind celebrations on February 16. China is now the second-largest over- Bay Shore Lobster Ltd. of Back Bayseas market for travellers coming to Cana- Flomer & GIR already ships products to clients in da. Between January and October 2017,