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Use of EMO resources for Gallant's news conferences questioned in ice storm report

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:01:28 EDT


A report on the devastating ice storm on the Acadian Peninsula criticizes the resources EMO dedicated to preparing for Premier Brian Gallant's news conferences, which had a ripple effect on valuable services.

Thousands of Atlantic salmon escape fish farm near Victoria after nets rip

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:25:19 EDT


Thousands of Atlantic salmon have escaped into Pacific waters east of Victoria after the nets ripped at a U.S. fish farm in the San Juan Islands.

Cloverdale farmer turns to long haul after hand-dug well runs dry

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:37:37 EDT


While vacationers relax on the beach, John Best spends hours gathering water from a nearby stream in Carleton County because his 100-year-old hand-dug well ran dry during the hot weather.

Fredericton police seek missing teen

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:10:33 EDT


A Fredericton teenager has been missing since July 31, and his family and friends are worried about his welfare, police say.

Heat alerts in effect as temperatures soar across the province

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:31:15 EDT


With temperatures expected to reach above 30 C on Tuesday, the Department of Health issued a level one heat alert for the St. Stephen, Fredericton and Oromocto areas.

Stinky bug that turns apples into smoothies makes growers nervous

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:17:41 EDT


An invasive insect is feeding its way across Canada and could soon be making an appearance in New Brunswick, which has apple growers fearing for their crops.

Wildcats given OK to make improvements to Moncton's downtown centre

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:56:18 EDT


At Monday night's city council meeting, the Wildcats were given approval to make changes to the city's downtown centre, even if the hockey team is not yet signed on as a tenant.

Woodlot board's move to fast-track Irving dispute fails

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT


A judge in Saint John has dismissed an application by the Southern New Brunswick Forest Products Marking Board and its sister group the SNB Wood Co-operative that could have derailed a legal action by J.D. Irving Ltd.

Former pig barn is 'a total loss' after Woodstock-area fire

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:24:44 EDT


A former pig barn was destroyed by a fire just north of Woodstock in western New Brunswick, early on Tuesday morning.

Brazilians attracted to Atlantic region by low cost of living

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:00:00 EDT


Relatively cheap college tuition and a reasonable cost of living are attracting Brazilians north of the border, a spokesperson for the community on the East Coast says.

Saying thanks: Syrian newcomers plan dinner for homeless in Saint John

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:30:00 EDT


When Syrian Reham Abazid and her young family arrived in Canada as refugees in January 2016, Saint Johners reached out to help. Now she and friends in the Syrian community want to return the favour.

Fredericton residents rally to protest 'hateful views against humanity'

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:59:18 EDT


More than 80 people danced, sang, and painted the front steps of Fredericton's city hall with colourful images of peace and love at rally Monday evening.

Raccoons to be counted: Province kicks off first-ever population study

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:46:41 EDT


New Brunswick researchers are launching a first-ever campaign to try to determine just how many raccoons are in the province.

Federal study on PTSD service dogs not sitting well with some advocates

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT


First phase of study found nine positive effects of service dogs on symptoms of PTSD and two 'major undesirable effects.'

Cross-border booze case would 'redesign' federalism, N.B. prosecutors argue

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:27:30 EDT


Upholding the acquittal of a Tracadie, N.B., man who exceeded cross-border alcohol limits would "redesign Canadian federalism," provincial prosecutors say.

Hundreds gather to watch sun darken during partial eclipse

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:04:17 EDT


New Brunswickers got a rare view of a partial eclipse of the sun on Monday, and many gathered in public squares and parks to watch the event.

Protesters want to stop demolition of Hammond River covered bridge

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:53:55 EDT


About 30 Kings County residents protest against the demolition of a covered bridge over the Hammond River near French Village, calling it an attack on the area's cultural identity.

Stop the presses: Globe and Mail ends print edition in Maritimes

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:27:10 EDT


The Globe and Mail will stop delivering its print edition to the Maritimes, the newspaper said Monday.

Ottawa spends $1.8M to renovate Moncton's Fisheries building

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:23:23 EDT


Close to $2 million will be spent to renovate the Moncton building of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.

Arrests made after robberies at 2 Needs stores in Moncton

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:38:37 EDT


Two Needs convenience stores were robbed on the weekend in Moncton, one with a gun, and Codiac RCMP have made arrests in both cases.