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Heavy snow, wind and rain warnings in forecast for N.L. and eastern N.S.

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Hazardous and snowy conditions are expected in eastern Nova Scotia late Saturday evening and Sunday.

New Brunswick premier says pandemic has wiped out projected budget surplus

FREDERICTON — The premier of New Brunswick says the response to the COVID-19 pandemic has wiped out a projected $92.4 million surplus for the coming year. Blaine Higgs made the comment Friday following a brief sitting of the provincial legislature.
Calgary woman gets permission to search for father missing for weeks in N.B.

Calgary woman gets permission to search for father missing for weeks in N.B.

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — A Calgary woman is posting pictures, asking questions, and searching the streets of Saint John, N.B., in an effort to find her father, who has been missing since April 1.
Prince Edward Island successful in slowing growth of COVID-19 cases

Prince Edward Island successful in slowing growth of COVID-19 cases

CHARLOTTETOWN — Canada's smallest province finds itself in an enviable position during the COVID-19 pandemic, with just 26 people who have tested positive since the outbreak began, and 23 of them have recovered. Dr.

Canadian snowbird living in car after being turned away at bridge to P.E.I.

FREDERICTON — A Canadian snowbird who drove from Florida to Prince Edward Island says he now finds himself living in his car after being turned away by officials at the Confederation Bridge because of COVID-19 restrictions.

Minor flooding reported in New Brunswick communities along St. John River

FREDERICTON — Emergency measures officials in New Brunswick say water levels in the St. John River have exceeded the flood stage in the village of Gagetown and are forecast to remain high until Sunday.
N.L. doctors to be compensated for income loss during pandemic response

N.L. doctors to be compensated for income loss during pandemic response

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador will compensate physicians who bill per service and have lost income as their practice changes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Brunswick legislature to sit Friday to discuss pandemic-related legislation

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick legislature is scheduled to sit later this week, although business has been on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaker Daniel Guitard has issued a notice to say the house will sit at 11 a.m. Friday.
N.L. premier says food supply safe after shipping company raises concerns

N.L. premier says food supply safe after shipping company raises concerns

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's premier says the province's food supply is not at risk after a major shipping company suggested shipments to the island could be reduced due to the pandemic.
Some homes in a New Brunswick community experience spring flooding

Some homes in a New Brunswick community experience spring flooding

FREDERICTON — About eight homes in Sussex Corner, N.B., have suffered minor flooding after Trout Creek unexpectedly spilled its banks.
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