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QMJHL Roundup: Burt, Prikryl help Sea Dogs top Cataractes 5-4 in shootout

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Robbie Burt and Filip Prikryl scored in the shootout to lead the Saint John Sea Dogs past the Shawinigan Cataractes 5-4 on Wednesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

P.E.I. calls on Ottawa to ensure Island has a share of redfish quota in the Gulf

CHARLOTTETOWN — The P.E.I. government is telling Ottawa that if a long-standing moratorium is lifted on redfish harvesting in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Island fishermen want a piece of the action.
Newfoundland town asks for help as stranded seals block roads, cry out

Newfoundland town asks for help as stranded seals block roads, cry out

RODDICKTON, N.L. — A Newfoundland mayor said dozens of stranded seals are causing havoc in her town, and she's calling on federal Fisheries officials to remove them.

Police conduct seizures in biker-linked drug network in Quebec, New Brunswick

MONTREAL — Police conducted raids linked to the Hells Angels and drug trafficking in several regions of Quebec and New Brunswick Wednesday. Quebec provincial police said 150 police officers took part in 35 seizures in homes, vehicles, and businesses.

N.B. man faces possible jail term in cruelty death of dog left to starve

WOODSTOCK, N.B. — There are calls for a tough jail sentence for a New Brunswick man who allegedly left his dog to die without food for more than two months.

QMJHL Roundup: Barron scores winner as Mooseheads edge Titan 5-4

BATHURST, N.B. — Justin Barron scored the go-ahead goal 17:11 into the third period and the Halifax Mooseheads edged the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 5-4 on Tuesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.
Wandering seal visits southern Newfoundland town, seems keen to stay

Wandering seal visits southern Newfoundland town, seems keen to stay

BURIN, N.L. — A wandering seal that parked itself in front of a southern Newfoundland hospital entrance over the weekend has been returned to the water — twice.
Trio of frozen kittens healing after rescue from Newfoundland snowbank

Trio of frozen kittens healing after rescue from Newfoundland snowbank

DEER LAKE, N.L. — Three abandoned kittens are recovering after being rescued from a snowbank in western Newfoundland.
Production remains suspended at site of N.L.'s November offshore oil spill

Production remains suspended at site of N.L.'s November offshore oil spill

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Production work at Husky's SeaRose platform off Newfoundland remains suspended as inspections continue into a spill that released an estimated 250,000 litres of oil into the ocean.

'Bruises all over that child's body:" judge in sentencing man for abuse

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — A troubled New Brunswick man who smothered and stuffed his girlfriend's young child in a duffel bag, breaking her femur, has been sentenced to three years in prison.
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