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New Brunswick government tables $10.7-billion budget shaped by COVID-19 pandemic

New Brunswick government tables $10.7-billion budget shaped by COVID-19 pandemic

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Progressive Conservative government tabled a $10.7-billion budget Tuesday that is heavily influenced by the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
'Does this go on until the fall?' Delayed N.L. election holding up projects, services

'Does this go on until the fall?' Delayed N.L. election holding up projects, services

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's delayed election is causing headaches for towns hoping to get infrastructure work done, according to the head of an organization representing the province's municipalities.
P.E.I. says grocery, gas station workers aged 18 to 29 eligible for AstraZeneca shot

P.E.I. says grocery, gas station workers aged 18 to 29 eligible for AstraZeneca shot

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island is offering the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to young people aged 18 to 29 who work in gas stations and convenience or grocery stores.
Highlights of New Brunswick's 2021-22 provincial budget

Highlights of New Brunswick's 2021-22 provincial budget

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick Finance Minister Ernie Steeves tabled a $10.7-billion budget for 2021-2022 on Tuesday. Here are some highlights: - Projected deficit of $244.8 million for 2021-22 and an increase in net debt of $241 million to reach $14.
New Brunswick reports five new COVID-19 cases, has 41 active reported infections

New Brunswick reports five new COVID-19 cases, has 41 active reported infections

FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting five new cases of COVID-19 today. They say the Fredericton and Edmundston health zones each have two new cases and the Moncton region has one new infection.
Health officials in New Brunswick report one new case of COVID-19

Health officials in New Brunswick report one new case of COVID-19

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reporting one new case of COVID-19 today. Health officials say the travel-related case involves a person in their 50s in the Edmundston region, in the northwest of the province.
Canada's Ben Proudfoot up for Oscar for short doc 'A Concerto is a Conversation'

Canada's Ben Proudfoot up for Oscar for short doc 'A Concerto is a Conversation'

TORONTO — It's been an emotional start to the week for Halifax-raised filmmaker Ben Proudfoot.
Couple hopes for open borders to make transatlantic balloon flight from New Brunswick

Couple hopes for open borders to make transatlantic balloon flight from New Brunswick

FREDERICTON — A British couple is hoping 2021 is their year for a record-setting transatlantic balloon flight after the COVID-19 pandemic deflated their plans last year. Deborah Day and Mike Scholes of Sussex, U.K.

QMJHL Roundup: Wildcats try to mount comeback, lose in overtime to Sea Dogs

MONCTON, N.B. — Jeremie Poirier scored the game-winning goal in overtime to give the Saint John Sea Dogs a 5-4 win over the Moncton Wildcats Saturday.

New Brunswick man charged with second-degree murder following homicide in Moncton

MONCTON, N.B. — A 21-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder following a fatal hit-and-run Friday morning in Moncton, N.B. Shortly before 4 a.m.
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