Ruth Jackson

Ruth

It is with great sadness that the Municipal Council and employees of the Village of Salisbury learned of the passing of our former mayor, Ruth Jackson on May 26, 2020.

Ruth was mayor of the village for many years, from 1992 to 2004, after having served as municipal councillor from 1983-1989. An avid volunteer in the community, it is obvious that she devoted her life to the development of her municipality and the well-being of its citizens.

"Her commitment to the citizens of this community will never be forgotten. We send our deepest condolences and prayers to her family and loved ones during this difficult time,” said Mayor Terry Keating. "I encourage people to share Ruth’s best moments and accomplishments on social media to celebrate her life and achievements.“

Mayor, Council, and Staff of the Village of Salisbury would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family of our former Mayor, Councillor, and friend. Ruth was an incredible person and leader who cared deeply about her community and devoted much of her life to public service. Salisbury is a better place because of her love for this community. She will be missed.

Ruth's Obituary

 

COVID-19: Most of NB onto Next Stage of Phase 3

UPDATED 4pm, June 8, 2020 > With 24 active cases of the Coronavirus, including nine announced on the afternoon of June 8th, New Brunswick’s Campbellton region (Zone 5) remains at Phase 2 (Orange) of the Province’s Recovery Plan. However, for the rest of the province, June 5th marked another key step in Phase 3 (Yellow).

A further reduction in restrictions includes allowing indoor gatherings in private homes of 10 people or fewer, and outdoor public gatherings of 50 people or fewer with physical distancing. As well, religious services with 50 people or fewer, including weddings and funerals, can take place with physical distancing. Elective surgeries will increase. Outdoor visitation will be permitted, limited to two visitors, at long-term care facilities. Low-contact team sports (for example, baseball) are now permitted with conditions. Playgrounds are open (more). Also allowed to open now, with physical distancing and capacity limits, are public swimming pools, waterparks, gyms, and dance studios. All of the specifics can be found in the NB Recovery Plan.

Meantime, the Province is serious about people wearing face-coverings. The latest directives from NB Public Health under the COVID-19 State of Emergency state that p
eople are strongly encouraged to have a mask with them at all times when in a public area so they can put it on if physical distancing of 2m cannot be maintained (June_6_clarification).

Nine new cases of COVID-19 were announced in the June 8th update by NB Public Health. Of the 146 confirmed cases in the province to date, there has been one death and 121 recoveries. Of the 24 active cases, all in Zone 5 (Campbellton region), five are in hospital with none in ICU. There have been 34,400 tests conducted so far.


June 5th "Yellow" Update

COVID-19: Impact on Yard Sales

The onset of warm weather brings with it the weekend tradition of yard sales. Top of mind for many of us right now is whether or not yard sales are permitted to take place during this unprecedented Coronavirus global pandemic. The short answer to this question is, yes, but with conditions set down by the New Brunswick Government. Here’s what the Emergency Measures Organization has told the Village of Salisbury:
- Yard sales can occur during the current phase of the NB Recovery Plan, but everyone still must follow the Order (ie. State of Emergency directives):
- Landowner must prevent gatherings of more than 10 people, including themselves.
- Yard sale can be outside only.
- Homeowners cannot allow buyers into their homes.
- Buyers and sellers must wear masks if they cannot maintain a 2 metre distance from one another.
- Buyers and sellers are advised to follow disinfection practices and guidelines of the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

COVID-19: NB Reporting No Cases

The May 19th report from the province indicated that there were no new cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick -- in fact, there are no active cases at all. Of the confirmed 120 cases of the Coronavirus in the province, all 120 have recovered. To date, there have been 20,791 tests conducted in New Brunswick.

Meantime,
the province is in Phase 2 (Orange) of the COVID-19 recovery, which is aimed at the reopening of businesses and activities while working to prevent a resurgence of the spread of the virus. More information on Phase 2 is available online ( here ).

COVID-19 State of Emergency Extended by NB (May 14, 2020)

The New Brunswick Government has announced another 14-day extension of the State of Emergency, approved by Cabinet and the All-Party Cabinet Committee. This comes amid news of no new cases of COVID-19, leaving the number of confirmed cases in the province at 120, with 118 recoveries, since the onset of the global pandemic. Neither of the two remaining cases in New Brunswick have required hospitalization.

New Brunswickers are urged to remain vigilant in the common fight against the spread of the Coronavirus, including by staying within a two-household bubble; by maintaining 2m of physical distance from others when out, or wearing a face-covering when this is not possible; and by frequent hand-washing.
( NB_press_release )

Salisbury Celebrates Canada Day 2020 - Virtually

   2020 Foxys on the loose

 2020 Craft Challenge

 

2020 Colour Contest FlyerPrintable CopyCanada Day 2020

 

 

Canada Day Pic

Unfortunately, in light of the current and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our Salisbury Celebrates Canada Day event in Highland Park is CANCELLED.

Instead, planning is underway to help celebrate together differently this year, in a way that will allow us to come together virtually to share our pride in being Canadian. We will still celebrate our country’s birthday with “Virtual Canada Day Celebrations.”

More details to come!

NB Enters Next Phase of Coronavirus Recovery

Announced by Premier Blaine Higgs on May 8th, New Brunswick's COVID-19 recovery plan has transitioned to Phase 2. This means businesses and activities can carefully reopen, ie. with conditions (physical distancing, etc.). This includes, but is not limited to, retail stores and restaurants; as well as daycares, offices, libraries, museums, zoos, campgrounds, and ATV trails. As well, elective surgeries can start taking place again and non-emergency health services, including dentists and physiotherapists, can reopen. Outdoor public gatherings, with physical distancing, of 10 or fewer people are now permitted. Also permitted are indoor public gatherings, again, with physical distancing, of 10 or fewer people for in-person religious services, weddings and funerals. Face masks will be required to be worn in public if physical distancing cannot be maintained. Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Jennifer Russell, says it is expected that New Brunswickers will continue to limit close contact to those only within their two-household bubble. ( Full_NB_press_release )

Meantime, no new cases of COVID-19 were reported in New Brunswick on May 8th, putting the total number of confirmed cases in the province at 120 since the outbreak began, only two of which remain active cases. The province has conducted 17,029 tests to date.

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