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Pressure mounts on New Brunswick to get Indigenous people involved in inquiries

Pressure mounts on New Brunswick to get Indigenous people involved in inquiries

FREDERICTON — There will be some tough questions for New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs when he meets with First Nations leaders on Wednesday after two Indigenous people were fatally shot by police in separate incidents that have prompted calls for a

New Brunswick reports three new cases of COVID-19, brings confirmed total to 163

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reporting three new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the province to 163.
Prince Edward Island to allow outside visits for family support reasons

Prince Edward Island to allow outside visits for family support reasons

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island has announced an exemption that will allow Canadians with family in need of support to travel to the Island on compassionate grounds. Dr.
Review of monuments sparks discussion of colonial narratives in N.L. history

Review of monuments sparks discussion of colonial narratives in N.L. history

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A review of statues that commemorate colonizing figures in Newfoundland and Labrador's history has reignited criticism of "discovery" narratives glorified in the province's culture.
Zero-tolerance: Top Indigenous leader calls for systemic change for policing

Zero-tolerance: Top Indigenous leader calls for systemic change for policing

OTTAWA — The only way to overcome racism in Canada's policing agencies is to impose systemic change and a zero-tolerance policy aimed at eliminating the excessive use of force, the head of the country's largest Indigenous organization said Monday.

New Brunswick reports three new cases of COVID-19, brings confirmed total to 160

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reporting three new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the province to 160.
J.D. Irving to begin work in July on $35M sawmill expansion in Doaktown, N.B.

J.D. Irving to begin work in July on $35M sawmill expansion in Doaktown, N.B.

DOAKTOWN, N.B. — J.D. Irving Ltd. says work will get underway next month on the $35-million modernization and expansion at its sawmill in Doaktown, N.B.
Police lack mental health training: former New Brunswick ombudsman

Police lack mental health training: former New Brunswick ombudsman

MIRAMICHI, N.B.
Indigenous man fatally shot by RCMP was troubled but not violent, says chief

Indigenous man fatally shot by RCMP was troubled but not violent, says chief

MIRAMICHI, N.B. — The chief of a New Brunswick First Nation says an Indigenous man shot and killed by the RCMP was troubled, but not a violent person.

N.L. reports no new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, one person hospitalized

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 today. One person is in hospital due to the virus while 256 people have recovered.
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