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Foreign vessel that arrived in Labrador had trouble at sea: mayor

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The mayor of an Inuit village in Labrador says a boat flying a Norwegian flag that arrived unannounced in the community this week is still there.
New COVID-19 deal with federal government provides $200 million for New Brunswick

New COVID-19 deal with federal government provides $200 million for New Brunswick

FREDERICTON — Premier Blaine Higgs says the new COVID-19 funding agreement between Ottawa and the provinces will help New Brunswick better prepare for ongoing challenges created by the pandemic. The $18.
Legault optimistic Quebecers living near N.B. border will be allowed to cross

Legault optimistic Quebecers living near N.B. border will be allowed to cross

CARLETON, Que. — Quebec Premier Francois Legault says he is optimistic an agreement can be reached to allow Quebecers living near the border with New Brunswick to cross into the Maritime province.

Province to review plan to eradicate smallmouth bass from New Brunswick lake

FREDERICTON — A plan to wipe out a population of smallmouth bass from a New Brunswick lake in order to protect salmon in the Miramichi River has taken another step forward.
Atlantic premiers not ready to lift travel restrictions on rest of Canada

Atlantic premiers not ready to lift travel restrictions on rest of Canada

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Nearly two weeks after a loosened travel agreement between their provinces came into effect, Atlantic Canadian premiers are not rushing to set a date to welcome visitors from the rest of the country.

Two arrested after boat that sailed from Norway docks in Labrador community

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The RCMP say two men were arrested Tuesday after a sailboat originating in Norway docked in a Labrador community.
New Brunswick to offer rebates for travel within the province this summer

New Brunswick to offer rebates for travel within the province this summer

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick government will be offering rebates to encourage residents to vacation close to home this summer.
No new cases of COVID-19 on Prince Edward Island Wednesday after recent clusters

No new cases of COVID-19 on Prince Edward Island Wednesday after recent clusters

CHARLOTTETOWN — The chief medical health officer on Prince Edward Island says hundreds of COVID-19 tests have come back negative since two positive cases were discovered this week at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown. Dr.
Officials report one new case of COVID-19 Wednesday in New Brunswick

Officials report one new case of COVID-19 Wednesday in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON — Public Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting one new case of COVID-19 today. The new case involves a temporary foreign worker in their 20s in the Moncton region who has been self-isolating. Chief medical health officer Dr.
Pandemic complicates Liberal leadership contest that will elect 14th N.L. premier

Pandemic complicates Liberal leadership contest that will elect 14th N.L. premier

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador will have a new premier in August as a Liberal leadership race disrupted by COVID-19 barrels ahead amid heightened scrutiny.
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