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Newfoundland and Labrador community infections are 'sombre messages': premier

Newfoundland and Labrador community infections are 'sombre messages': premier

Newfoundland and Labrador's premier is calling the latest figures on COVID-19 in his province "sombre messages," as health officials say they weren't able to identify the source of transmission in several new cases.
Police in New Brunswick charge two men with assault for coughing on others

Police in New Brunswick charge two men with assault for coughing on others

KENNEBECASIS, N.B. — Two men in New Brunswick who recently travelled to the Dominican Republic are facing charges in a bizarre case involving allegations both suspects purposely coughed on neighbours in a rooming house.

Judge reserves decision on jurisdiction in Fredericton murder case

FREDERICTON — A Fredericton judge is expected to rule by April 3 on whether he has jurisdiction to hear a request for constitutional relief so that a fitness hearing for a man accused of four counts of first-degree murder can be heard by judge alone.
N.L. legislators set aside funds, raise borrowing capacity in pandemic response

N.L. legislators set aside funds, raise borrowing capacity in pandemic response

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador legislators authorized a borrowing capacity of $2 billion during an emergency session Thursday, among other legislative responses to social and economic upheaval from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Woman arrested again for allegedly not self-isolating after arriving in N.L.

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Police say a woman in Newfoundland has been arrested for a second time for allegedly refusing to stay inside after arriving from outside the province, contravening public health measures put in place to combat COVID-19.
Campobello Island residents say trek through Maine raises COVID-19 concerns

Campobello Island residents say trek through Maine raises COVID-19 concerns

FREDERICTON — Some residents of Campobello Island, N.B., who must drive into the United States to reach the Canadian mainland, are asking the province for another way to get supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Woman in Newfoundland arrested for refusing to self-isolate after talking to police

Woman in Newfoundland arrested for refusing to self-isolate after talking to police

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
New Brunswick premier says province can handle flooding during COVID-19 crisis

New Brunswick premier says province can handle flooding during COVID-19 crisis

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's premier says his government will do what's necessary to protect citizens if there is spring flooding while the COVID-19 crisis is still underway, and that could mean calling in the military.

Nova Scotia auditor general appointed to same post in British Columbia

VICTORIA — An all-party committee of the B.C. legislature is recommending that Nova Scotia's auditor general be appointed to the same position in the Western province. Michael Pickup has been the auditor general in Nova Scotia since 2014.
N.L. Liberal party suspends leadership election campaign during pandemic

N.L. Liberal party suspends leadership election campaign during pandemic

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The contest to replace Newfoundland and Labrador's Liberal premier is being suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, just days after the party declared it would continue online.
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