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Governing Progressive Conservatives add another member to P.E.I. Legislature

Governing Progressive Conservatives add another member to P.E.I. Legislature

CHARLOTTETOWN — Almost three months after the provincial election on Prince Edward Island, Progressive Conservative candidate Natalie Jameson has won in the riding of Charlottetown-Hillsborough Park.

Vet suspects blue-green algae in N.B. dog's death, urges caution around water

FREDERICTON — A Fredericton veterinarian is urging people to keep their pets out of shallow, warm waters containing blue-green algae after a dog became ill while swimming in the St. John River on Saturday. Dr.
Cannabis producer Organigram Holdings Inc. reports $10.2M third-quarter loss

Cannabis producer Organigram Holdings Inc. reports $10.2M third-quarter loss

MONCTON, N.B. — Organigram Holdings Inc. reported a loss of $10.2 million in its latest quarter compared with a profit of $2.8 million.

Rare slave-making ant found at Kennedy Lakes N.B.

RENOUS, N.B. — A rare variety of ant known for enslaving another species has made its Atlantic Canada debut after researchers spotted it in a New Brunswick conservation area.

Three teens dead, man injured in three separate crashes in New Brunswick

BOIESTOWN, N.B. — New Brunswick RCMP say three teenagers are dead and one man is injured in three separate collisions in the last 24 hours. Sgt. Pierre Chiasson says the latest crash occurred just before 6 a.m. on Sunday in Boiestown, N.B.
Armed Forces to sweep explosives from Nazi-sunk ships off Newfoundland

Armed Forces to sweep explosives from Nazi-sunk ships off Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The wrecks of four iron ore carriers felled by German U-boats in 1942 have rested off Newfoundland's Bell Island for decades.

P.E.I. government offers help to make homes more energy efficient

CHARLOTTETOWN — The Prince Edward Island government is offering low-to-middle-income Islanders help to improve the energy efficiency of their homes and apartments.

Watchdog for New Brunswick investors issues warning for two companies

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — New Brunswick's Financial and Consumer Services Commission is warning the public about two unregistered companies that are trying to get people to invest with them.

BDC offers another $300 million in commercial loans for Atlantic provinces

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) says it plans to provide an additional $300 million in commercial loans over the next two years to support business growth in the Atlantic provinces.
N.L. captivated with marine visitors - and scientists couldn't be happier

N.L. captivated with marine visitors - and scientists couldn't be happier

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundlanders are flocking to capture images of the annual, picturesque arrival of iconic marine species both tiny and massive -- and creating a valuable resource for scientific research.
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