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Government funding announced for harbourfront development in Saint John, N.B.

Government funding announced for harbourfront development in Saint John, N.B.

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — The federal, provincial and municipal governments announced $24 million Friday to prepare the former coast guard property on the waterfront in Saint John, N.B., for redevelopment.
The man at the centre of Newfoundland and Labrador's messy election is making history

The man at the centre of Newfoundland and Labrador's messy election is making history

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — This isn't the first time Newfoundland and Labrador's chief electoral officer has been at the centre of a political firestorm, but this one could make history.
Canadian government modifies North Atlantic right whale protection measures for 2021

Canadian government modifies North Atlantic right whale protection measures for 2021

FREDERICTON — The federal Fisheries Department will continue efforts this year to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales in Canadian waters, but it is making some changes to reduce the impact on the fishing industry.

Health officials report one new case of COVID-19 on Prince Edward Island

CHARLOTTETOWN — Health officials on Prince Edward Island have confirmed one new case of COVID-19 today. Chief public health officer Dr. Heather Morrison says the case involves a man in his 20s who recently travelled outside of Atlantic Canada.
New Brunswick to delay second dose of COVID-19 vaccine for lower-risk people

New Brunswick to delay second dose of COVID-19 vaccine for lower-risk people

FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick have decided that people who are less at risk for severe complications from COVID-19 can wait up to 90 days to get a second vaccine dose.
N.L. reports 48 new infections, 46 presumed cases as outbreak fears hit Labrador

N.L. reports 48 new infections, 46 presumed cases as outbreak fears hit Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador health authorities reported 48 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, while a Labrador mayor asked for calm and compassion after a presumed positive infection was identified in his town.

QMJHL Roundup: Desruisseaux, Casey lead Islanders over Mooseheads 7-0

CHARLOTTETOWN — Cedric Desruisseaux had three goals and an assist and linemate Thomas Casey added two goals and three helpers as the Charlottetown Islanders blanked the Halifax Mooseheads 7-0 on Wednesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.
N.L. reports 44 new COVID-19 cases as nurses brave brutal winter to test thousands

N.L. reports 44 new COVID-19 cases as nurses brave brutal winter to test thousands

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Hundreds of nurses and other health-care workers in Newfoundland and Labrador are braving the province's signature winter mix of wind, sleet and howling snowstorms to battle the spread of COVID-19.
Apology sought after woman kicked out of N.B. hospital for holding husband's hand

Apology sought after woman kicked out of N.B. hospital for holding husband's hand

FREDERICTON — A Riverview, N.B., woman wants an apology after her mother was kicked out of a hospital by security for holding her father's hand.

Judge denies bail for Newfoundland and Labrador man charged with threats

CORNER BROOK, N.L. — A Newfoundland and Labrador judge has denied bail to a man facing charges that include uttering threats to cause death.
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