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N.L. Liberal party will elect new leader, premier amid COVID-19 pandemic

N.L. Liberal party will elect new leader, premier amid COVID-19 pandemic

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The race to replace Newfoundland and Labrador's Liberal premier will continue despite the global COVID-19 pandemic and disagreement between the candidates over whether to suspend it.

St. Patrick's Day events called off in Atlantic region because of COVID-19

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Usually crowded St. Patrick's Day celebrations are being cancelled in Atlantic Canada, with some creative alternatives offered, as public health officials urge residents to avoid large crowds to slow the spread of COVID-19.
East Coast Music Awards cancelled over concerns of spreading novel coronavirus

East Coast Music Awards cancelled over concerns of spreading novel coronavirus

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The East Coast Music Awards have been cancelled this year amid concerns about COVID-19. The conference and festival was scheduled to run from April 29 to May 3 in St. John's, N.L.

Lawyers seek judge-alone hearings for accused in Fredericton shootings

FREDERICTON — Lawyers for a Fredericton man accused of four counts of first-degree murder are seeking constitutional relief so that a fitness hearing and subsequent trial could be heard by a judge alone.
Measures expanded as new COVID-19 cases surface in Atlantic Canada

Measures expanded as new COVID-19 cases surface in Atlantic Canada

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — New Brunswick announced another presumptive case of COVID-19 Monday, bringing the province's count of presumptive or confirmed cases to seven as its top doctor urged all residents to do their part to slow the spread of the illness.

New Brunswick man struck and killed while giving roadside assistance:RCMP

SAINT QUENTIN, N.B. — RCMP in northern New Brunswick say a 57-year-old man is dead after he was struck while giving roadside assistance to another motorist. Police say the man had stopped Saturday along route 260 near Saint-Quentin, N.B.

Newfoundland and Labrador reports first presumptive case of COVID-19

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A woman who was recently on a cruise ship has become Newfoundland and Labrador's first COVID-19 patient, the province's top public health doctor announced on Saturday. Dr.

Prince Edward Island reports first positive case of COVID-19, woman in her 50s

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island reported its first positive test for COVID-19 on Saturday. The patient is a woman in her 50s from the Queens County area who recently returned from travelling on a cruise ship, said Dr.
Charlottetown crow lovers show support after complaints, injured birds

Charlottetown crow lovers show support after complaints, injured birds

CHARLOTTETOWN — Tensions between Charlottetown's crow foes and lovers have bubbled over this winter, with a number of the birds — which roost in the thousands in the P.E.I. capital — shot with pellet guns.
New Brunswick now has one confirmed case of COVID-19 and one presumptive case

New Brunswick now has one confirmed case of COVID-19 and one presumptive case

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick has a second case of COVID-19 and health officials say it's connected to another case that was confirmed earlier this week. Dr.
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