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Rescuers find injured hiker near Bay of Fundy National Park

ALMA, N.B. — A New Brunswick search and rescue team says an injured hiker was rescued and airlifted to a Moncton hospital early Saturday morning. Greater Fundy Ground Search and Rescue manager Phil Howe says the man was found around 3 a.m.

N.L. premier says Muskrat Falls costs are too great for optimism about benefits

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's premier says the Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject is currently too much of a massive financial burden for him to be optimistic about its long-term potential.
Organizers lower ticket prices for CFL game in Moncton, N.B.

Organizers lower ticket prices for CFL game in Moncton, N.B.

MONCTON, N.B. — The group trying to bring a CFL team to Halifax has lowered ticket prices for a regular-season game between the Montreal Alouettes and Toronto Argonauts next month in Moncton, N.B.
Ottawa and P.E.I. spending $14.5 million to build climate change research centre

Ottawa and P.E.I. spending $14.5 million to build climate change research centre

CHARLOTTETOWN — The federal government unveiled plans Friday to build a $14.5-million climate change research centre in a rural corner of Prince Edward Island.
N.L. premier defends decision to carry on with Muskrat Falls megaproject

N.L. premier defends decision to carry on with Muskrat Falls megaproject

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's premier says the joy of his 2015 election victory was short-lived as he began to realize the dire financial situation brought on by the Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject's runaway costs.
N.S. utility destroys nest of migratory bird while clearing trees

N.S. utility destroys nest of migratory bird while clearing trees

A Nova Scotia utility's destruction of a migratory bird nest while clearing trees is again raising questions about the precautions industry should take in the province's forests during nesting seasons. Landowners in Bear River, N.S.

N.B. pilot dies in single-engine aircraft crash on private landing strip

SUSSEX, N.B. — The Transportation Safety Board is investigating after a 67-year-old man died following a single-engine plane crash in rural New Brunswick. The RCMP say in a release the man from Kingston, N.B.
Newfoundland travellers contract mysterious disease traced to cave trip in Cuba

Newfoundland travellers contract mysterious disease traced to cave trip in Cuba

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A woman is warning travellers to thoroughly research any adventurous excursions abroad after she and several other Newfoundlanders became ill from a mysterious disease traced back to a Cuban cave. Terri Murphy of Paradise, N.L.
Firefighter rappels down P.E.I. embankment to rescue frightened dog from ledge

Firefighter rappels down P.E.I. embankment to rescue frightened dog from ledge

CORNWALL, P.E.I. — P.E.I. firefighters ably handled an unlikely rescue mission on Tuesday: A frightened dog that had fallen onto a rocky outcropping.
New Brunswick Crown drops prosecution of jail guards in death of inmate

New Brunswick Crown drops prosecution of jail guards in death of inmate

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick prosecutors have dropped their case against two correctional officers in the death of an inmate who was pepper-sprayed inside Dorchester Penitentiary.
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