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Salmon farmers defend transparency after Canada fish escape

ST. ANDREWS, N.B. — A salmon farming group is defending its effort to be transparent with the public about the problem of escaped fish in the wake of an incident in which hundreds of fish got loose near the border of Maine and Canada.
Hockey fans in Paradise, N.L., buzzing with excitement over Leafs training camp

Hockey fans in Paradise, N.L., buzzing with excitement over Leafs training camp

PARADISE, N.L. — It's a hockey fan's paradise this weekend as the Toronto Maple Leafs hold their annual training camp in Paradise, N.L.
Forward Mitch Marner joins Toronto Maple Leafs in Newfoundland for training camp

Forward Mitch Marner joins Toronto Maple Leafs in Newfoundland for training camp

PARADISE, N.L. — Mitch Marner and Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas put up a united front when speaking to media about the forward's new contract.
Parks Canada crews complete assessment of damage caused by Dorian

Parks Canada crews complete assessment of damage caused by Dorian

CHARLOTTETOWN — Much of Prince Edward Island National Park has reopened to the public after it was hit by post-tropical storm Dorian last weekend, but Parks Canada's incident commander said Friday some parts won't open again until next year.
Provincial cabinet minister resigns over 'race card' comment about Innu Nation

Provincial cabinet minister resigns over 'race card' comment about Innu Nation

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A provincial cabinet minister in Newfoundland and Labrador has resigned for making comments in a voicemail message deemed racist by one of the province's largest Indigenous groups.

Commission presents New Brunswick Human Rights Award and new youth award

FREDERICTON — Paul McDonnell of Fredericton has been given the 2019 New Brunswick Human Rights Award for his decades of work with children living in the autism spectrum.
Turquoise phytoplankton blooms dazzle in waters along Newfoundland's east coast

Turquoise phytoplankton blooms dazzle in waters along Newfoundland's east coast

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Phytoplankton blooms are putting on a unique and colourful show in the waters along Newfoundland's eastern coast.
Atlantic Salmon Federation raises concerns after escape of farmed salmon

Atlantic Salmon Federation raises concerns after escape of farmed salmon

ST. ANDREWS, N.B. — The Atlantic Salmon Federation is raising concerns about the escape of farmed salmon off the New Brunswick coast in the Bay of Fundy.
Former Veterans Affairs minister Greg Thompson dies at 72 after life of service

Former Veterans Affairs minister Greg Thompson dies at 72 after life of service

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick politician Greg Thompson, who served in both the provincial and federal cabinets — including time as minister of Veterans Affairs — has died at the age of 72.
Defence lawyer named first director of N.L.'s independent police watchdog agency

Defence lawyer named first director of N.L.'s independent police watchdog agency

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A criminal defence lawyer has been named the first director of Newfoundland and Labrador's independent police watchdog agency.
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