includes personalizing content and advertising. By continuing to use our site, you accept our use of
Good Samaritan ferrying New Brunswick residents stranded by flood
CAPTION: A New Brunswick man dubbed “Uber Rob” is transporting Darlings Island residents across floodwaters in his boat free of charge. Rob Dekany says avoiding debris in the water is like playing a game of “Pac-Man.” (May 4, 2018) 1. SOUNDBITE: Chris Calder, Darlings Island resident 2. SOUNDBITE: Rob Dekany, New Brunswick resident PLACELINE: Darlings Island, New Brunswick CREDIT: The Canadian Press STORYLINE: Record floods have brought chaos to a large swath of southern New Brunswick — with key highways shut and many residents forced from their homes — but they have also produced local heroes like "Uber Rob."