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Recovery of New Brunswick economy after COVID-19 becoming main election issue

Recovery of New Brunswick economy after COVID-19 becoming main election issue

FREDERICTON — One week into the first election campaign in Canada since the COVID-19 pandemic, the big issue is how the next New Brunswick government will manage the province's economy through the crisis and after it.

N.L. mandatory mask rule comes into effect despite no active cases of COVID-19

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — On Duckworth Street in St. John's, N.L., shoppers were compliant, if not outright enthusiastic, about the indoor mask-wearing order that entered into effect across the province Monday.

Police in Prince Edward Island investigate death of two-year-old boy

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. — Police in Prince Edward Island are investigating after a two-year-old boy died last week of serious injuries.

CPL Roundup: FC Edmonton, Atletico Ottawa play to 2-2 draw following late goal

CHARLOTTETOWN — Easton Ongaro capped a late surge of offence as FC Edmonton Salvaged a 2-2 draw against Atletico Ottawa on Sunday in Canadian Premiere League action.

21-year-old N.B. man dies after motorcycle, pickup truck collide in Musquash

MUSQUASH, N.B. — Police in New Brunswick say a 21-year-old man has died after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a pickup truck Saturday afternoon in Musquash. RCMP say the man from Dipper Harbour, N.B.
Grocery store workers in N.L. on strike over low wages, end of pandemic pay

Grocery store workers in N.L. on strike over low wages, end of pandemic pay

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Workers at 11 Dominion grocery stores across Newfoundland hit the picket lines Sunday to demand higher wages, full-time positions and access to benefits, a local union leader said.
N.B. reports one new case of COVID-19; province now has nine active cases

N.B. reports one new case of COVID-19; province now has nine active cases

FREDERICTON — Public health officials in New Brunswick are reporting one new case of COVID-19 today. The province now has nine active cases of the virus. Authorities say no one in New Brunswick is in hospital as a result of COVID-19.
Newfoundland and Labrador premier takes office, now has to win over the public

Newfoundland and Labrador premier takes office, now has to win over the public

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — As Newfoundland and Labrador's newly minted premier gets to work addressing the province's economic problems, he must turn his attention to another pressing political hurdle: winning a seat in the legislature.

Bekker scores late, Forge edge Pacific to move into top spot in CPL standings

CHARLOTTETOWN — Kyle Bekker scored in the seventh minute of added time as Forge FC moved to the top of the Canadian Premier League standings with a 2-1 win over Pacific FC on Saturday.
New Brunswick's provincial election campaign enters first weekend

New Brunswick's provincial election campaign enters first weekend

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick political party leaders fanned out across the province Saturday, as they made their pitches to voters during the first weekend of the provincial election campaign.
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