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"That's how things change," she told New Brunswick Today after the news of the name changes last year. "You can look at it as reactionary because it always comes after students or faculty ask for it and after something big happens in the news," Missouri said. "But it can also be revolutionary... Just because ...
Anthony Jones, an officer for the New Brunswick police Department, has been suspended without pay following a four-man brawl that reportedly occurred inside Golden Rail -- a popular New Brunswick bar -- despite owners denying that the fight occurred.

Codiac RCMP are investigating a home invasion in Moncton, N.B., that left two people injured Sunday morning. Four people entered a West Lane home with a weapon and attacked a 31-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman around 1 a.m., said RCMP Sgt. Andre Pepin. Pepin did not specify what type of ...
Monday is Family Day, New Brunswick's newest holiday -- in fact, it's the first February holiday for the province. Many stores and services are closed across the province on Monday, so if there's shopping to be done it'll be best to do it on Sunday. Here's a list of what's closed across the province: ...
RIVERVIEW, N.B.--A New Brunswick teenager who turned a terminal prognosis into a online movement that has inspired acts of kindness across the globe has died of brain cancer. Rebecca Schofield of Riverview, N.B., died in Moncton on Saturday evening at the age of 18, her family said in a statement ...
New Brunswick - A city man faces up to 10 years in prison after being convicted on robbery charges Friday, authorities announced. Middlesex County prosecutor Andrew Carey said that Benjamin Collins, 39, was found guilty of third-degree burglary, third-degree theft by unlawful taking and ...
The taps continue to flow at craft breweries across New Brunswick and now more than 20 brewers have come together to create a collaborative brew. The new beer, known as "Collaboration Pale Ale" is for the Fredericton Craft Beer Festival in March. "It's an American pale ale," said Andrew "Estey" ...
The provincial government has outlined disaster relief for those whose property was damaged as a result of the rain and floods that hit New Brunswick in January. The relief program covers "eligible damage and losses that threaten the health and safety of individuals, Municipalities and small businesses," ...
A 22-year-old man was taken to hospital in Fredericton with serious upper body injuries after he was stabbed Sunday night. The man underwent emergency surgery at Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital and is believed to be in stable condition and recovering. Fredericton police believe the stabbing ...
A second weather system later today will bring another round of snow and freezing rain to New Brunswick. Environment Canada has issued freezing rain warnings and special weather statements for the entire province. Snow and ice pellets will fall later today and then change to a period of extended ...
In recent years, there's been a growing interest in craft beer and cider in Canada. Now, spirits seem to be hitting their stride, too. The inaugural Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition was just held and competition judge Craig Pinhey told CBC's Shift New Brunswick that a few Atlantic Canadian distilleries were ...
The Seton Hall women's tennis team lost on the road in New Brunswick, N.J. over the weekend, falling to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights by a score of 6-1. The loss is the pirates most lopsided defeat of the spring, as the Pirates drop to 1-3 on the season. The Scarlet Knights had the game under the control from ...
An average of private sector economic forecasts for 2018 places New Brunswick in last place, among provinces in expected growth -- not tied for ninth with Newfoundland And Labrador as a Department of finance chart released with the provincial budget suggests. New Brunswick's last place ranking has ...
Slippery road conditions have forced some schools across the province to close on Monday. CBC New Brunswick's Storm Centre. In the Anglophone West School District schools in zones four to nine are closed: Canterbury, Nackawic, Burtts Corner, Millville, McAdam, Harvey; Stanley, Boiestown, Doaktown ...
Two rugby teams made up of players from Indigenous communities across New Brunswick will take on the best young rugby players from across the country next month. After including the sport in the 2017 New Brunswick Indian Summer Games, there was a push on to grow the sport. In less than a year, ...

A group in Rothesay, New Brunswick, is using the province's first Family Day holiday to help bring a young Syrian refugee and her family to the province. Noor Ogli was a law student when her school was bombed and she was forced to flee Syria. She is now wheelchair-bound in Turkey, waiting to come to ...
Rogers outlined the review during the latest episode of the CBC New Brunswick Political Panel, during which members from the five main provincial parties debated whether taxes are too high in the province. The five panellists agreed most New Brunswickers are fine with paying taxes for quality services, ...
The Jan. 31 recall of the Sawler brand turnip sticks indicated the product had been sold in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories. Thursday's recall lists the distribution area as New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and ...
The Anglophone East school District in New Brunswick is confronting a big problem. It's scrambling to find early grade French immersion teachers for the start of the next school year. "Handling the average year replacement is pretty good, but when you have a year like the last couple, when you need more ...
The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear the appeal of a New Brunswick man and his son, convicted of illegally harvesting clams in Kouchibouguac National Park nearly 20 years ago -- but Jackie Vautour's legal fight for Indigenous rights is far from over, says his lawyer. "It's unfortunate. However ...
The New Brunswick breakdown. In the Saint John and St. Stephen area, the unemployment rate is around 6.1 per cent, down from 6.8 per cent last January 2017. In the Campbellton and Miramichi area, the unemployment rate was 8.8 per cent, dropping from 10.5 per cent. In the Moncton and Richibucto ...
As a black man in New Brunswick, Husoni Raymond says he's so conscious of racial stereotypes that he takes precautionary measures in everyday activities like shopping so that no one can accuse him of trying to steal. "You constantly feel anxious," he said in an interview with Information Morning ...
New Brunswick - A city police officer and four other men are facing charges of assault stemming from an alleged fight that occurred at a bar. The Middlesex County prosecutor's Office on Thursday announced that Anthony Jones Jr., a 23-year-old New Brunswick police officer, was off-duty when he ...
Anglophone East is desperately looking to hire 40 full-time French immersion teachers for the next school year because so many students have enrolled in the early-entry program. More than half the Grade 1 students in the district enrolled in the new program, Greg Ingersoll, superintendent of Anglophone ...
'It's unacceptable that the minister is not taking responsibility for this failure of his department in this case, when we have this history in New Brunswick of chronic neglect of children.' - David Coon. Horsman didn't say during question period whether the review would be made public. Instead he suggested ...
FREDERICTON, N.B. - The minimum wage in New Brunswick will increase to $11.25 per hour on April 1. "The goals behind New Brunswick's multi-year economic growth plan are to grow the economy, create jobs and put more money in the pockets of New Brunswickers," said Premier Brian Gallant.
Great Value popping corn, sold at Walmart stores across Canada, has been recalled because of the presence of insects, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced. The "extraneous material" advisory took effect on Feb. 6. This is the second national recall of a popcorn product because of ...
New Brunswick - Administrators and security personnel handled a minor altercation between a few students Wednesday morning at New Brunswick high school, according to a statement from New Brunswick Superintendent of schools Aubrey Johnson. The incident was caught on an 11-second video ...
Steven Bugden, who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in 1997, escaped from the minimum security unit of Dorchester Penitentiary in New Brunswick Wednesday evening, according to the Correctional Service of Canada. During an inmate count around 10 p.m. AT, staff members at the multi-level ...
The Office of the Fire Marshal has determined that an explosion at a Lake George house on Sunday night was caused by a propane leak. The explosion happened shortly before 9 p.m. at 19 Sunset Cove Lane in Lake George, about 50 kilometres southwest of Fredericton. Explosion at Lake George home ...
New Brunswick, NJ - A fight between several New Brunswick high school students was captured on camera by a local student and posted to social media. The 11 second video depicts a group of students engaged in a brawl. One student can be seen pummeling another student in the head, while that ...
New Brunswick RCMP are warning merchants in Moncton to keep their eyes peeled for counterfeit $100 bills that have been circulating in the area. RCMP say they have already arrested three men connected to the counterfeit bills. READ MORE: police seek London man, 33, after counterfeit money-making ...
Another messy storm has been in full force in New Brunswick, with parts of the province seeing snow, others freezing rain and some an unlucky mixture of the two. Almost all of the province fell under an Environment Canada weather warning starting Wednesday evening. Motorists are being cautioned ...
New Brunswick forecast. Northern New Brunswick. Today: Early morning flurries in the northeast, clearing to become mainly sunny in the afternoon. Northwesterly winds will be travelling from 10 km/h to 20 km/h. Temperatures will be at a high of -8 C. Tonight: Mainly clear with westerly winds travelling at ...
The controversy over judicial independence and the transfer of judges has reached New Brunswick's highest court. Lawyers representing two men convicted in high-profile drug trials are asking the New Brunswick Court of Appeal to overturn the convictions, arguing two Court of Queen's Bench judges were ...
New federal laws to shield more fish habitats manage to walk the line between spurring economic growth and protecting the environment, according to the head of the conservation Council of New Brunswick. Ottawa announced amendments to the fisheries Act on Tuesday in a move that reverses ...
St. Thomas University is alleging unequal treatment from the Liberal government -- especially compared with a New Brunswick university that gets a majority of its students from outside the province. STU president Dawn Russell says the government essentially gives more support -- $2,125 per head more ...
A 52-year-old Miramichi-area man died after a two-vehicle collision on Highway 8 in New Brunswick on Saturday afternoon. The collision occurred in the Renous area between Miramichi and Blackville at around 2:20 p.m., according to Cpl. Pierre Chiasson of the Northeast District RCMP. RCMP say a car ...
What has become an expensive winter heating season in New Brunswick will be even pricier in February with natural gas customers the latest to be hit in the pocket book. Last Thursday, Enbridge Gas New Brunswick raised its price for natural gas $2.35 per gig joule to $11.20, an increase consumers are ...
A mix of rain and snow should make for a messy couple of days across New Brunswick. Environment Canada has issued weather warnings for the south, central and northwest regions of the province, while special weather statements are in effect for the northeast.
They cite a Fraser Institute report indicating New Brunswick has the longest wait times in Canada to see a specialist -- a measure that got worse from 2016 to 2017. The Opposition also pointed out recent test scores showing Grade 6 students falling far short of provincial targets in math and science. "People ...
UPDATED: New Brunswick - police are thanking the public for calls and tips that led to the arrest of man who allegedly burglarized homes in different neighborhoods throughout the city and then fled in the homeowners' vehicles. At 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Kenneth McNeil, a 49-year-old, homeless man, ...
In the Moncton and southeastern part of the province, a special weather statement has been issued, warning that rain could change to flurries or showers and lead to localized flooding. "A low pressure system near Cape Cod will track across New Brunswick this morning to lie over Labrador by this evening.
There aren't as many New Brunswick covered bridges as there used to be with many of them demolished due to damage, but one woman is trying to keep the memory alive in miniature. Tamara Langstroth, who owns Covered Bridge Crafters, said there are lots of images, postcards, maps and stories of ...
Environment Canada has also updated its flash freeze warning. The warning is in effect for Moncton, Queens County, Kennebecasis Valley, Kings County, Charlotte County, Saint John and St. Stephen areas. A trough of low pressure will continue to sweep across New Brunswick to lie east of the province ...
The chief justice of New Brunswick has announced his retirement. J. Ernest Drapeau is stepping down in April from the role he was appointed to in March 2003. Drapeau said in a statement he advised the federal minister of justice and New Brunswick attorney general on Jan. 8 he will cease to hold office ...
Sheriff's officers at New Brunswick courthouses began carrying firearms on Thursday. The controversial move, which comes on the heels of an incident in a Maniwaki, Que., courthouse that saw a teenager shot in the head after an altercation, is part of the province's three-year plan to arm its sheriffs and ...
Standardized academic test results for New Brunswick schoolchildren, which have been under wraps since the fall with no explanation, could finally be released this week. "Details are being finalized and the results should be posted later (in the) week," Kelly Cormier, a spokesperson with the Department of ...


 

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