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Nova Scotia's top doctor sparks meme with caution on non-essential shopping

Nova Scotia's top doctor sparks meme with caution on non-essential shopping

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Nova Scotia's top doctor has launched a social media meme with his comments imploring residents to cease shopping for non-essential items, including Birkenstock sandals offered at sale prices.
Mount Allison professor suspended following 'discriminatory conduct' allegations

Mount Allison professor suspended following 'discriminatory conduct' allegations

SACKVILLE, N.B. — A professor at New Brunswick's Mount Allison University has been suspended following an investigation into alleged "discriminatory conduct," according to school officials.
N.L. in financial crisis of its own making, time to rein in public spending: report

N.L. in financial crisis of its own making, time to rein in public spending: report

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Poor management and a culture of indifference toward debt have brought Newfoundland and Labrador to a financial breaking point, according to a long-awaited economic report released Thursday.
New Brunswick health officials report 40th COVID-19 death in the province

New Brunswick health officials report 40th COVID-19 death in the province

FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick have confirmed that a person in their 80s has died from COVID-19, the 40th novel coronavirus death in the province. The person was a resident of Pavillon Beau-Lieu, a special care home in Grand Falls.
Make plainclothes officers and unmarked police cars easier to identify: N.B. coroner

Make plainclothes officers and unmarked police cars easier to identify: N.B. coroner

BATHURST, N.B. — A coroner's inquest in northern New Brunswick is recommending that plainclothes police officers and their unmarked vehicles be easier to identify during interventions.
More endangered right whales spotted in Canadian waters, some fishing areas closed

More endangered right whales spotted in Canadian waters, some fishing areas closed

FREDERICTON — Two more North Atlantic right whales have been spotted in Canadian waters, prompting the first season-long closure of a specific fishing area.
Third sexual assault trial underway for police officer in Newfoundland and Labrador

Third sexual assault trial underway for police officer in Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Const. Kelsey Muise told a St. John's, N.L., courtroom Wednesday that in January 2015, a woman in the back of her patrol car said she had been assaulted by a police officer.
New Brunswick reports blood clot death in connection with Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

New Brunswick reports blood clot death in connection with Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick health officials on Wednesday reported the province's first death of someone who developed a blood clot after receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
Report finds climate change rarely part of Atlantic Canada's fisheries management

Report finds climate change rarely part of Atlantic Canada's fisheries management

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Climate change is rarely factored into management decisions for fisheries in Atlantic Canada and the eastern Arctic, according to a report released Wednesday from a national marine conservation group.
N.B. minister says 'ignore' federal vaccine panel and accept first vaccine offered

N.B. minister says 'ignore' federal vaccine panel and accept first vaccine offered

FREDERICTON — New Brunswickers should ignore new advice from a national panel on vaccines and instead get the first COVID-19 shot they're offered, Education Minister Dominic Cardy said Tuesday.
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