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Chief justice's defiance could prompt legal showdown, experts say

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:48:06 EST

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A senior judge's open defiance of a provincial law should provoke a legal showdown on whether that law threatens the independence of the courts, according to two veteran lawyers.




Young Fredericton students take their Christmas concert to seniors

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:46:45 EST

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A Fredericton elementary school turned its school bus into a tour bus to bring the students' annual Christmas concert to nursing home residents they've been getting to know.




'It doesn't get any rarer than this': Mistle thrush could be continent's first

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:33:33 EST

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A "mega-rarity" bird blew into Miramichi over the weekend, and it's attracting bird lovers from Eastern Canada and the U.S. who've never seen one in North America before.




Controversial cut-out removed from Grand Falls tourism centre

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:25:26 EST

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A photo-op cut-out depicting an Indigenous woman has been removed from the Malabeam Tourist Information Centre in Grand Falls after complaints that it was inappropriate.




Former deputy attorney general officially disbarred

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:50:26 EST

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Yassin Choukri, who stole more than $740,000 from clients, has been officially disbarred by the Law Society of New Brunswick.




Atlantic premiers ponder common pot price, reach new tax deal with feds

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:48:07 EST

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The Atlantic premiers are looking to set a common price for pot when it becomes legal next July in an effort to thwart the black market and discourage cross-border shopping.




Private direction of New Brunswick health care brings out protesters

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:28:58 EST

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About 175 people upset about the direction the Liberal government is taking health care in New Brunswick gathered with placards at Premier Brian Gallant's constituency office in Dieppe on Monday.




Your neighbourhood weed retailer will be called CannabisNB

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:13:38 EST

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New Brunswick's recreational marijuana retail stores will be called CannabisNB, the provincial government announced on Monday.




'Heavenly' Edmundston organ to take centre stage at Christmas concert

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:12:00 EST

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Just before Christmas in 1967, an Edmundston church became home to a brand new organ built by the world-famous company Casavant Frères of Quebec. If you ask organist Michael Malloy, it's one of the finest musical treasures in Canada.




Covered-bridge case against Transportation Department adjourned

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:40:36 EST

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A WorkSafeNB case launched against the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure after the decking of a covered bridge collapsed under the weight of an excavator was adjourned Monday until February, when pleas are expected.




Gallant's chief of staff, a key player in the assessment scandal, appealed his own tax hike

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 05:00:00 EST

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Premier Brian Gallant's chief of staff may have been in on the origin of New Brunswick's "fast track" assessment debacle, but property records show he avoided being burned by it himself after successfully fighting a $14.42 tax increase on his own house.




Miramichi's Laura Dickinson joins Team Canada for Pan American cross country event

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:59:22 EST

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In February, Laura Dickinson of Miramichi will be with Team Canada as it competes for cross-country cup in El Salvador.




Attic find offers glimpse into life — and size — of opera-singing ancestor

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 06:30:00 EST

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An old trunk found in a Bouctouche house shocked members of the Leroux family when they discovered clothing from the 1800s inside its dusty walls.




'You don't gain, you just exist': Low wages keeping New Brunswickers from getting ahead

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 06:00:00 EST

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John Graves, who travels to Alberta every two weeks for work, says he thinks part of the reason net worths aren’t growing is the low wages New Brunswickers are paid compared to workers in other parts of the province.




First winter storm of the season brings snow and power outages to N.B.

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 10:24:30 EST

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New Brunswick's first winter storm blanketed much of the province with a thick layer of snow and caused a number of power outages Sunday.




Fire chief says arsonist was behind Moncton gym fire

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 14:26:44 EST

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A fire at a gym in Moncton on Friday night is being investigated as arson, according to the Moncton Fire Department.




Too early to celebrate success of free tuition program, critics say

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:32:03 EST

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An opposition critic and student representative say it’s a little early for the Liberal government to be celebrating the success of its free tuition program, given that there are still some issues with the initiative.




Winning ticket for Atlantic 49's $1M prize sold in Richibucto

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 09:25:02 EST

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The $1 million winning ticket for the Dec. 9 draw of Atlantic 49 was sold in Richibucto, N.B.




Employee training that sticks

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 07:00:00 EST

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It's happened to most of us. We attend a great presentation or training seminar, and return to our workplace with the best of intentions to put our new-found skill set, tools or knowledge to immediate use.




Vandalized St. George church remains closed

Sat, 9 Dec 2017 17:27:45 EST

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For a third Sunday in a row, the Church of Christ in St. George will remain closed following a vicious attack by vandals.