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Lawyer says RCMP have ruled out charges against doctor in N.B. COVID-19 case

Lawyer says RCMP have ruled out charges against doctor in N.B. COVID-19 case

FREDERICTON — A lawyer for the doctor who was blamed for triggering a COVID-19 outbreak in northern New Brunswick in May says his client has been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing and wants an apology from Premier Blaine Higgs.

Newfoundland teen killed in dirt bike crash with pickup truck: RCMP

CLARENVILLE, N.L. — A Newfoundland teen was killed in a head-on collision with a pickup truck on Tuesday. Clarenville RCMP say the teen was riding a dirt bike on a road in Burgoynes Cove when the collision happened at approximately 4:40 p.m.
Police say N.L. man found dead on street in St. John's was killed by gunfire

Police say N.L. man found dead on street in St. John's was killed by gunfire

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland police say they are investigating suspects in the killing of a 47-year-old man found dead on a residential street in St. John's last weekend. Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officers found the body of Paradise, N.L.
N.B. COVID rules require venues collect patrons' contact info in case of outbreak

N.B. COVID rules require venues collect patrons' contact info in case of outbreak

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's public safety minister is reminding owners of restaurants, bars and other venues that welcome large gatherings, that they are required to collect the personal information of patrons in case of an outbreak of COVID-19.
N.L. judge says extension of offshore drilling licence unreasonable

N.L. judge says extension of offshore drilling licence unreasonable

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Environmental groups are celebrating after the Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court ruled the province's oil and gas board acted unreasonably by extending an exploration drilling licence beyond the defined term limit.
RCMP say no charges will be laid after probe into Moncton induced-labour case

RCMP say no charges will be laid after probe into Moncton induced-labour case

MONCTON, N.B. — New Brunswick RCMP say no criminal charges will be laid after women at The Moncton Hospital were allegedly given a labour-inducing drug without their consent last year.
P.E.I. health officials strongly recommend voluntary use of face masks indoors

P.E.I. health officials strongly recommend voluntary use of face masks indoors

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island's chief medical officer of health is strongly urging people to wear non-medical face masks indoors but so far isn't recommending they be mandatory. Dr.
New COVID-19 cases in P.E.I. reveal pandemic not over on island: public health

New COVID-19 cases in P.E.I. reveal pandemic not over on island: public health

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island's chief medical officer of health is warning that the five new cases of COVID-19 discovered over the weekend indicate the province is still susceptible to the novel coronavirus.
N.L. officials warn of potential fines in response to crowded bar photos

N.L. officials warn of potential fines in response to crowded bar photos

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Public health officials are warning of potential fines for skirting public health orders as images from a St. John's bar overflowing with patrons on the weekend draw criticism on social media.

Head of New Brunswick public libraries resigns amid patronage accusations

FREDERICTON — The executive director of the New Brunswick Public Library Service is resigning after just five months on the job following accusations he got the position through political patronage.
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