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Family of Labrador crash victim sues Quebec airline over alleged negligence

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The family of a fishing guide who died in a Labrador floatplane crash this summer is suing the Quebec airline for damages, alleging negligence and breach of contractual duties.

Woman charged with arson after Mount Pearl, N.L., residential fire on Saturday

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Police say a fire that damaged a suburban home near St. John's, N.L., was deliberately set. The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary say officers responded to the structure fire at a Mount Pearl residence early this morning.
Abortions rights advocates urge Liberals to turn politics into policy

Abortions rights advocates urge Liberals to turn politics into policy

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigned for re-election on a promise to support abortion rights, a stance that put his Conservative rival on the defensive, and now advocates are anxious to see the Liberals turn those words into action.

N.B. doctor guilty of misconduct in U.K. after online chat with cop posing as teen

FREDERICTON — A family doctor who now practises in New Brunswick has been found guilty of misconduct by a professional tribunal in the United Kingdom after making "sexually motivated" remarks to someone who identified herself a 13-year-old girl.
Second quarter results indicate New Brunswick on track for budget surplus

Second quarter results indicate New Brunswick on track for budget surplus

FREDERICTON — Second quarter fiscal results released by the New Brunswick government indicate it is on track for a projected surplus of $88.1 million compared to the $23.1 million surplus forecast in the 2019-20 provincial budget tabled in March.
Driver sought after truck plows through flock of seagulls in parking lot

Driver sought after truck plows through flock of seagulls in parking lot

MONCTON, N.B. — Police in New Brunswick hope to lay charges after a truck plowed through a flock of seagulls in the Moncton Coliseum parking lot, killing or injuring about 30 birds. RCMP Sgt.

Health unions in P.E.I. grieve mandatory masks for staff declining flu shot

CHARLOTTETOWN — A grievance by unions representing health workers in Prince Edward Island over the requirement they wear masks to prevent the spread of flu will go to arbitration.
N.B. moves toward privatization of cannabis sales following losses in first year

N.B. moves toward privatization of cannabis sales following losses in first year

FREDERICTON — Citing significant financial losses and overly restrictive federal regulations, the New Brunswick government is looking for a private operator take over its distribution and sales of recreational cannabis.

New Brunswick premier says impact from loss of 420 jobs at lead smelter is huge

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs says the closure of the Brunswick Lead Smelter in Belledune and the loss of 420 jobs will have a huge impact on the community. Higgs, who met with officials of Glencore Canada Corp.
New Brunswick Liberal leader says Higgs government broke first year promises

New Brunswick Liberal leader says Higgs government broke first year promises

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Liberal leader says next week's throne speech opening the fall session of the legislature should acknowledge the Progressive Conservative government's broken promises.
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