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New Brunswick reports 13 new cases of COVID-19 in locked-down Edmundston area

New Brunswick reports 13 new cases of COVID-19 in locked-down Edmundston area

FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 in the Edmundston area Friday, which is under a four-day lockdown following a sudden, sharp rise in cases.
Researcher says brain disorder in N.B. may be linked to environmental exposure

Researcher says brain disorder in N.B. may be linked to environmental exposure

FREDERICTON — A Public Health Agency of Canada researcher investigating a mysterious neurological syndrome in New Brunswick says a potential cause may be some kind of environmental exposure.
NDP says 'unprecedented' number of spoiled votes in N.L. election, voters speak out

NDP says 'unprecedented' number of spoiled votes in N.L. election, voters speak out

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's NDP says the party's election scrutineer is concerned about an "unprecedented" number of spoiled ballots.
New Brunswick authorities warn of potential ice jams and flooding this weekend

New Brunswick authorities warn of potential ice jams and flooding this weekend

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Emergency Measures Organization is warning of the potential for ice jams and flooding over the weekend. The agency said today recent warm temperatures and rain in the forecast risk causing ice jams.
Deadline for voting in disrupted N.L. election passes but some never received ballots

Deadline for voting in disrupted N.L. election passes but some never received ballots

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Thursday was a voting day unlike any other in Canada’s easternmost province, but a Labrador man says he and many others in his community have been unable to cast a ballot.

New Brunswick orders 'circuit breaker' restrictions in northwest after COVID outbreak

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is imposing "circuit-breaker" restrictions in the northwest of the province for at least four days to contain a COVID-19 outbreak.
New Brunswick to appoint a commissioner to address systemic racism

New Brunswick to appoint a commissioner to address systemic racism

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick government said Wednesday it will appoint a commissioner mandated to address systemic racism in the province, but First Nations groups said the move is misguided.
N.B. health officials worried about variant-fuelled COVID-19 outbreak in Edmundston

N.B. health officials worried about variant-fuelled COVID-19 outbreak in Edmundston

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick reported a dozen new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday as the chief medical officer of health raised concerns about an outbreak in the Edmundston region involving a more contagious variant.
Games postponed after member of P.E.I. junior hockey team tests positive for COVID-19

Games postponed after member of P.E.I. junior hockey team tests positive for COVID-19

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. — The Maritime Junior Hockey League has announced a confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a member of the Summerside Western Capitals and postponed six of their games.
N.L. elections authority allowed four people to vote by phone, despite no legislation

N.L. elections authority allowed four people to vote by phone, despite no legislation

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's elections authority allowed people to vote by phone in the delayed provincial election, despite the chief electoral officer's previous comments that doing so could land him in court.
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