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Plastic bags weaved into sleeping mats for Fredericton's homeless

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST


A Fredericton environmental group is making sleeping mats out of old plastic bags for the city's homeless population.

Equipment failure leaves thousands in Moncton area without power

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 08:43:13 EST


Approximately 12,700 people were without power in Moncton and surrounding areas Saturday morning.

No byelection for Donald Arseneault's old riding, premier says

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:12:27 EST


There will be no byelection to replace former Liberal cabinet minister Donald Arseneault in the Campbellton-Dalhousie riding, Premier Brian Gallant said Friday.

What's on tap? Craft beer book authors share top N.B. picks

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 09:00:00 EST


The newly released book East Coast Crafted: The Essential Guide to the Beers Breweries, and Brewpubs of Atlantic Canada is nearly 400 pages of stories, beer reviews and colour photos.

A tale of a shed, a spat and a social media snafu

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:00:00 EST


When a historic Maine shed floated away and beached itself in New Brunswick, reporters were calling from around the world. But the locals say no one's telling the real story.

Ambush or self-defence? Polchies murder trial hears closing arguments

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:18:42 EST


The Crown and defence presented their closing arguments Friday morning after nine days of testimony in Polchies’ second degree murder trial for the shooting death of Bobby Martin Jr.

Man with motel rampage in his past sent to revived mental health court

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:00:46 EST


David Andrew Breau, 30, was due to be sentenced Friday on multiple charges, including theft and breaching an undertaking, but provincial court Judge Henrik Tonning said Breau will get the chance instead to receive a structured treatment plan.

Beer... in this place: new road signs point to nearest brews

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:45:16 EST


Big beers ahead. The latest New Brunswick tourism signs are of roadside brews built to entice travellers to taverns.

Grade 6 students miss targets in science, math and reading

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:16:03 EST


New Brunswick Grade 6 students continued to struggle on standardized math, science and reading tests in 2017, according to results released Friday.

Milk prices to increase in February

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:04:53 EST


The minimum price consumers pay for milk has risen by almost a dime since 2014.

Irving Oil butane line cleared to resume operations after leak forced evacuation

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:48:08 EST


An Irving Oil butane line that ruptured earlier this month, forcing the evacuation of part of the city's east side, has been approved to resume operations, the New Brunswick Energy and Utilities Board announced Friday.

White nationalist group says more racist posters coming to UNB

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:53:36 EST


A white nationalist group says it's responsible for putting up more than 24 racist posters at University of New Brunswick in Fredericton this week.

After $660,000 refit, Gondola Point ferry breakdowns make commuter fume

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:48:20 EST


After a key ferry in the Kennebecasis Valley got a lengthy and expensive upgrade, a Kingston Peninsula woman is wondering why it was out of service so soon after returning to action.

All 3 MMA rail workers acquitted in Lac-Mégantic disaster trial

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:12:28 EST


After nine days of deliberations, jurors have acquitted the three former Montreal, Maine and Atlantic (MMA) railway employees charged with criminal negligence causing death in the 2013 Lac-Mégantic, Que., rail disaster.

Plea postponed for man who allegedly threatened drunk driver who cost him leg

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:41:21 EST


A Fredericton-area man who lost his leg after being hit by a drunk driver and allegedly threatened to harm him had his plea postponed on Friday.

Let it snow, ski hills ask, as erratic weather takes toll

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:16:21 EST


Snow, rain, cold temperatures, warm temperatures — New Brunswick ski hills have seen it all this winter.

Gallant v. Higgs: Political Panel discusses leaders' records in election issue debate

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:00:00 EST


The Liberals and PCs centered early election talk on comparing the track records of their respective leaders as the CBC New Brunswick Political Panel debated likely election issues.

A familiar face on Moncton's downtown streets remembered for helping others

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:45:17 EST


He was a familiar face on Main Street in downtown Moncton. Frenchie, born Ronald Joseph Albenie LeBlanc, has lost his battle with cancer. Frenchie was often seen panhandling for change, and is being remembered for helping others.

Plan to overhaul N.B.'s daycare system hinges on operators buying in

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:00:00 EST


The Brian Gallant government has announced an overhaul of early childhood education, but it depends on hundreds of private daycare operators signing on to the plan.

After tax haven controversies, province weighs corporate registry law

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:00:00 EST


The New Brunswick government is looking at a proposal to require corporations in the province to reveal who their owners are, as part of an initiative pushed by the federal government in the wake of recent controversies about offshore tax havens.