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Dairy industry warns of price hike as a result of New Brunswick plant closure

Dairy industry warns of price hike as a result of New Brunswick plant closure

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Consumers in New Brunswick should expect to pay more for milk as a result of the closure of the Saputo plant in Saint John. The company announced the closure Thursday, to take effect a year from now, with the loss of about 70 jobs.
Tentative agreements end strike by faculty and librarians at Mount Allison

Tentative agreements end strike by faculty and librarians at Mount Allison

SACKVILLE, N.B. — A strike by unionized faculty and librarians at New Brunswick's Mount Allison University is over.
Staffer at centre of N.L. patronage controversy moves to new government job

Staffer at centre of N.L. patronage controversy moves to new government job

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A former Liberal staffer in Newfoundland and Labrador who was controversially hired to a high-paying public service job with no competition has left her position for a new government job.

Police investigating death of 22-year-old Labrador inmate, found in his cell Thursday

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Labrador police are investigating the sudden death of a 22-year-old inmate. Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP said today the man from Natuashish was found unresponsive in his cell on Thursday.

QMJHL Roundup: Tigres blank Titan 3-0 to extend win streak to six games

BATHURST, N.B. — Mikhail Abramov scored his 33rd goal of the season and added an assist as the Victoriaville Tigres blanked the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 3-0 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action on Thursday.

Nova Scotia man charged after girl wounded by gunfire at party in Yarmouth

The RCMP in Nova Scotia have charged a 22-year-old man after a shooting in Yarmouth that left a 17-year-old girl badly wounded. Police say the girl, who is known to the accused, is expected to recover.
N.L. mayor warns of 'extreme danger' at highly photogenic ice wall

N.L. mayor warns of 'extreme danger' at highly photogenic ice wall

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland mayor is warning people to keep their distance from a stunning but potentially deadly cliffside ice formation that's become an Instagram sensation.
Tim Baker, Wintersleep lead East Coast Music Awards nominations list

Tim Baker, Wintersleep lead East Coast Music Awards nominations list

St. John's, N.L., songwriter Tim Baker and Nova Scotia indie group Wintersleep led the East Coast Music Award nominations when the list was announced Thursday morning in St. John's, N.L.

Body of Mount Pearl, N.L., man found after days-long search: police

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Police say a search for a Newfoundland man last seen over the weekend ended tragically Thursday morning when his body was found in a nearby town.
Newfoundland house fires renew discussion of services in rural areas

Newfoundland house fires renew discussion of services in rural areas

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Recent devastating fires in rural Newfoundland have revived discussions of gaps in municipal services after homes in towns not covered by fire services were left to burn to the ground.
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