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2 companies step in to fill gap left by Real Food Connections closure

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 19:52:42 EST


Two separate enterprises have stepped in to fill the gaps in the local food industry left by the abrupt closure of Real Food Connections.

'The laws ain't strict enough,' drunk-driving victim complains

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 13:31:12 EST


A Fredericton man who erupted in court against the drunk driver who cost him his left leg is calling for tougher laws against drunken driving.

Syrian newcomers agree language training is key to finding work

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 18:06:14 EST


Only 20 per cent of working-age Syrians have found jobs since they arrived in province a year ago, and the New Brunswick government hopes more funding for language training will improve their prospects.

CBC New Brunswick News December 08, 2016

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 17:00:00 EST


News that focuses on telling the stories that happen throughout New Brunswick

Campaign urges call centre employees to 'Hang up on abuse'

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:53:38 EST


Call centre employees routinely face racist, sexual and threatening comments from customers, but their national union has launched a campaign urging their employers to adopt a "Hang up on abuse" policy.

Judge reserves decision on reinstatement of fired Fredericton officer Jeff Smiley

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 07:30:00 EST


Former Fredericton Police Force officer Jeff Smiley will have to wait until next week to learn whether a judge will order he be reinstated and paid his retroactive wages now that his firing a year ago for alleged misconduct has been quashed.

Political Panel Dec. 8

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 18:10:00 EST


The panel takes on the recent Parlee Beach controversy and when to close public beaches due to high counts of fecal bacteria in the water.

New turkey leads annual Bessborough School turkey march

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 15:13:05 EST


The principal at Bessborough School uses the the-less-is-more approach as he debuts a new turkey suit for the annual student march to the Sue Stultz Christmas Turkey Drive headquarters.

Environment minister sidesteps questions on costs of climate plan

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 10:19:39 EST


Environment Minister Serge Rousselle is offering few details about the potential cost to pivot the province to a low-carbon economy, or about how large a carbon-pricing scheme the province could tolerate, a day after the Gallant government rolled out its new climate action plan.

Moncton to lift overnight parking ban downtown — sometimes

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 11:52:16 EST


The overnight parking ban in Moncton runs from Dec. 1 until April 15, but there will be a weather-dependent exception beginning Jan. 1.

N.B. government adopts gender-neutral names for 2 offices

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 12:02:32 EST


The New Brunswick government is following the lead of other provinces and giving two of its offices new gender-neutral names.

Waiting for help: Navigating addiction treatment in New Brunswick

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST


A CBC News investigation into addiction treatment in the Maritimes has found a New Brunswick system filled with gaps, as the region prepares for the arrival of illicit fentanyl

Black rights activist Viola Desmond to be 1st Canadian woman on $10 bill

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST


Civil rights activist Viola Desmond will be the first Canadian woman to appear on the country's $10 bill.

Solar-powered, bus-stop ads arriving in Moncton

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 09:14:21 EST


Four new solar-powered advertising bus shelters are expected to save Codiac Transpo money on energy costs says Marie-Claire Pierce, the transit organization's senior transit planner.

Hate cooking? N.B. entrepreneurs create futuristic food replacement

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 05:30:00 EST


A New Brunswick startup called Tudo is embracing a future without food — or at least less of the hassle associated with cooking, grocery shopping and eating.