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Soldiers deploying to flood-prone areas as water levels rise in New Brunswick

Soldiers deploying to flood-prone areas as water levels rise in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON — More than 100 Canadian soldiers are being deployed across western New Brunswick to help residents threatened by rising floodwaters, which have shown no signs of letting up.
PEI Green party candidate Josh Underhay and son killed in canoeing accident

PEI Green party candidate Josh Underhay and son killed in canoeing accident

CHARLOTTETOWN — With only a few days before voters were to go to the polls in Prince Edward Island, the Green party suspended all campaigning Saturday after the sudden death of one of its candidates and his young son.

PEI Green party candidate John Underhay and son killed in canoeing accident

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island's Green party has suspended campaigning for Tuesday's provincial election, citing the sudden death of one of its candidates.

Heavy rain and rapid snow melt could cause significant flooding in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON — People living along the Saint John River in western New Brunswick are bracing for flooding this weekend as provincial emergency officials are predicting road closures and potential property damage.

New Brunswick man sentenced to a year in jail for letting dog starve to death

WOODSTOCK, N.B. — A New Brunswick man who let his dog starve to death has been sentenced to one year in jail. Court heard Kyle Springer abandoned the dog, a shepherd-mix named Diesel, when he left his rented home to work in Western Canada.

Eel Ground woman killed in head-on crash in eastern New Brunswick

RICHIBUCTO, N.B. — A head-on collision in eastern New Brunswick has claimed the life of a 51-year-old woman from Eel Ground First Nation. RCMP in Richibucto say the crash happened Thursday shortly before 5 p.m. on Route 126 in Hebert.

Dead whale found in ice off western Newfoundland identified as blue whale

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Federal officials have confirmed that the huge carcass found floating in pack ice off western Newfoundland is that of a blue whale. The federal Fisheries Department says the female whale was first spotted near Fischells, N.L.

CEO of Elections P.E.I. reports good turnout at three advance polls

CHARLOTTETOWN — With the provincial election in P.E.I. only days away, election officials are reporting a good turnout at advance polls. Elections P.E.I. says 37,865 voters cast ballots over three days this past week. That's 36.
All eyes on the surging Greens as Prince Edward Island goes to the polls

All eyes on the surging Greens as Prince Edward Island goes to the polls

After a brief provincial election campaign devoid of drama, voters on Prince Edward Island appear poised to stir things up and make some history when they cast their ballots Tuesday.

New Brunswick-based railway ordered to pay $50,000 for safety violations

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — The New Brunswick Southern Railway Co.
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