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Parent frustration mounting over snow days: 'A nightmare this winter'

Parent frustration mounting over snow days: 'A nightmare this winter'

It's a decision that sparks joy for some, and chaos for others: The snow day.
Survey offers glimpse into changing ecosystem of southern Gulf of St. Lawrence

Survey offers glimpse into changing ecosystem of southern Gulf of St. Lawrence

MONCTON, N.B. — A survey of sea life in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence has found corals, sharks, sharp-toothed wolffish and even an unexpected invertebrate along with the crustaceans and groundfish that make the region a fishing mecca.

New Brunswick snowmobiler dies three days after collision with car

FREDERICTON — A 58-year-old New Brunswick snowmobiler has died three days after colliding with a car. RCMP say the man from Rothesay was crossing the Rusagonis Road, near Fredericton, when he was struck by the car last Saturday.
Atlantic provinces to enjoy rising growth, think tank predicts in rosy outlook

Atlantic provinces to enjoy rising growth, think tank predicts in rosy outlook

An Ottawa-based think tank is predicting rising growth for all four Atlantic provinces — especially tiny P.E.I., which is expected to lead the country with 3.2 per cent growth this year.
Serious concerns about French immersion: N.B. education minister

Serious concerns about French immersion: N.B. education minister

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's education minister says there are serious concerns with the province's French immersion program, and he's asking for public input on how to fix it.
New Brunswick seafood giant announces product line with Martha Stewart

New Brunswick seafood giant announces product line with Martha Stewart

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — A fast-growing New Brunswick seafood giant is partnering with lifestyle guru Martha Stewart for a new product line. Cooke Aquaculture Inc.
New Brunswick looks to hydrogen from seawater as fuel for future power

New Brunswick looks to hydrogen from seawater as fuel for future power

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Crown-owned power utility is partnering with a Florida-based company to develop power plants that would use hydrogen extracted from seawater as their fuel.

Soldier found dead on New Brunswick base was veteran of Afghanistan, Bosnia

OROMOCTO, N.B. — The Canadian Armed Forces has released the name of a soldier and Afghanistan veteran found dead at New Brunswick's Gagetown base on Monday. He has been identified as 41 year-old Warrant Officer Mark Boychuck.

Old Harry case has 'far-reaching implications for Canadian oceans': activist

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Environmentalists fearing the consequences of an oil spill in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, home to thousands of marine species, went to court Monday to fight an offshore exploration licence.

Questions raised after fire destroys firm's second fish plant this month

CAP-PELE, N.B. — For the second time in just 17 days, a New Brunswick fish processor has lost a major plant to fire, but the company is downplaying speculation of foul play.
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