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Opposition skeptical as N.B. reveals unexpected pre-election surplus

Opposition skeptical as N.B. reveals unexpected pre-election surplus

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Liberal government got some good pre-election news Tuesday: The auditor general said the province actually had a surplus last year after a decade of deficits.
Irving Oil signs deal to acquire Irish-based group of energy companies

Irving Oil signs deal to acquire Irish-based group of energy companies

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Irving Oil is expanding its reach with agreements to acquire an Irish-based energy marketing and distribution group of companies.

Injured bald eagle grounded in N.L. cove reportedly taken to nature park

FOGO ISLAND, N.L. — An injured American bald eagle that had been grounded in a Newfoundland cove for weeks has been captured and sent to a local nature park.

New Brunswick Liberals promise measures, cabinet seat to help small businesses

ST. LEONARD, N.B. — New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant held a second day of unofficial election campaigning Monday with a promise to create a new cabinet seat to deal with small business and red tape reduction.
Ottawa announces $189M to extend employment insurance for seasonal workers

Ottawa announces $189M to extend employment insurance for seasonal workers

ESCUMINAC, N.B. — Seasonal workers in certain areas of the country will get up to five more weeks of employment insurance benefits under a $189 million pilot project announced Monday by Ottawa.

Quebec man, 43, drowns off popular beach in Prince Edward Island

CAVENDISH, P.E.I. — Police say a Quebec man has drowned while swimming off one of Atlantic Canada's most popular beaches. They say the 43-year-old man was swimming alone off Cavendish Beach in Prince Edward Island.

Two people dead after single-vehicle crash on New Brunswick road

NASHWAAK VILLAGE, N.B. — A man and woman have died after a single-vehicle crash on a road outside Fredericton. The RCMP say the crash happened Saturday evening on Route 148 in Nashwaak Village, N.B.
N.B. Liberals unveil new theme, start campaigning days before writ drop

N.B. Liberals unveil new theme, start campaigning days before writ drop

FREDERICTON — Political parties in New Brunswick are leaping into campaign mode days before the official start of the provincial election period.
'It's time for us to heal:' Fredericton begins to move forward after shooting

'It's time for us to heal:' Fredericton begins to move forward after shooting

FREDERICTON — The start of a new week marks a time for Fredericton to begin healing as a community, the city's police chief said Sunday, as officers cleaned up a makeshift memorial dedicated to two constables gunned down earlier this month.
'We will not forget:' Thousands attend funeral fallen Fredericton officers

'We will not forget:' Thousands attend funeral fallen Fredericton officers

FREDERICTON — An emotional afternoon in Fredericton has drawn to a close, although last Friday's tragedy still hangs over the New Brunswick capital after a regimental funeral was held for two constables killed in the line of duty.
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