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Newfoundland town fined for elevated chlorine levels discharged in river

BAIE VERTE, N.L. — The town of Baie Verte, N.L., has been ordered to pay a $50,000 fine for discharging elevated levels of chlorine from its drinking-water system into a river.
Prince Edward Island reports one new travel-related case of COVID-19

Prince Edward Island reports one new travel-related case of COVID-19

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island is reporting one new case of COVID-19. Health officials said today the new case involves a woman in her 20s who arrived to the Island on Sept. 20 from outside the country. The province says the woman came to P.E.

New Brunswick reports one new case of COVID-19, has four active cases

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reporting one new case of COVID-19 today. Health officials say the new case involves an individual between 60 and 69 years old in the Miramichi region.
Church seeks to take Mount Cashel abuse ruling to Supreme Court of Canada

Church seeks to take Mount Cashel abuse ruling to Supreme Court of Canada

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The archdiocese of St. John's will ask the Supreme Court of Canada to overturn a decision that declared the city's Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation liable for sexual abuse at the Mount Cashel orphanage in the 1950s.
Muskrat Falls hydroelectric projects links first power unit to Labrador grid

Muskrat Falls hydroelectric projects links first power unit to Labrador grid

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Crown-owned utility Nalcor Energy says a milestone has been reached after electricity began flowing for the first time from the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project in Labrador.
Fortis announces retirement of CEO, names successor, outlines 5-year spending plan

Fortis announces retirement of CEO, names successor, outlines 5-year spending plan

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Fortis Inc. has announced the coming retirement of CEO Barry Perry, who will be succeeded by David Hutchens effective Jan. 1.

N.L. man faces charges after alleged sexual assault of young girl

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A 29-year-old man in St. John's, N.L., has been charged after he allegedly broke into a home and sexually assaulted a young girl. Police wouldn't disclose the victim's age but confirmed that she is a youth.
N.L. police officer charged with sexual assault says sex was consensual

N.L. police officer charged with sexual assault says sex was consensual

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland police officer told a courtroom Tuesday he has no idea why he went into the home of a young woman in the early morning hours of Dec. 21, 2014, after giving her a ride home in his police cruiser. Const.

Mask-wearing mandatory by Oct. 1 at Service New Brunswick centres

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is making mask-wearing mandatory in government service centres starting Oct. 1. in order to avoid long lineups outside in the cold.

Search continues for teen missing off P.E.I., while one body recovered

ALBERTON, P.E.I. — Police say the search continues for a teenager who went missing last week after his boat capsized off Prince Edward Island.
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