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New Brunswick forecasts nearly $300 million deficit as result of COVID-19

New Brunswick forecasts nearly $300 million deficit as result of COVID-19

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick government is now forecasting a deficit of $299 million dollars for 2020-21, instead of the $92 million surplus it projected when it released its budget this spring.

New Brunswick reports first new case of COVID-19 in more than two weeks

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reporting one new case of COVID-19 — the province's first new case in more than two weeks. Officials say the person is under the age of 19 and lives in the Campbellton region in the north of the province.

N.L. reports no new COVID-19 cases as province hits 2 weeks without an increase

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting no new positive cases of COVID-19, marking exactly two weeks since the province last reported a new case. Dr.
New Brunswick farmers warn of consequences of ban on foreign workers

New Brunswick farmers warn of consequences of ban on foreign workers

FREDERICTON — A coalition of agriculture groups say New Brunswick's ban on temporary foreign workers is putting an already strained food system on the verge of collapse.

Woman denied right to attend mother's funeral challenges N.L. travel ban

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A woman who says she was denied the right to travel to Newfoundland and Labrador for her mother's funeral is challenging the province's COVID-19 travel ban.

New Brunswick marks two weeks with no new cases of COVID-19 in the province

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick has now gone two weeks without any new cases of COVID-19. The province's chief medical officer of health, Dr. Jennifer Russell, says all 120 cases in the province have recovered, and there have been no deaths.

Prince Edward Island to open borders to seasonal residents June 1

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island's premier says the province will soon begin the process of allowing seasonal residents to head to the Island. Dennis King says starting June 1, seasonal visitors can apply to go to P.E.I.

Assault cases show why pandemic should no longer delay court matters: N.L. judge

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland judge says the resolution of two court cases involving a man charged with assaulting his partner demonstrates why cases must continue to be heard during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Parole board denies killer biker's request for move from correctional centre

FREDERICTON — The Parole Board of Canada has denied a request from the former president of the Saint John chapter of the Bacchus Motorcycle Club to move out of a community correctional centre, despite his concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.

N.L. top doctor says 253 of 260 people have recovered from COVID-19

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting no new positive cases of COVID-19, marking nearly two weeks without a new case. Dr.
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