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Renewed fears of megaproject's potential health impact on Indigenous communities

Renewed fears of megaproject's potential health impact on Indigenous communities

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's premier will take the stand at the Muskrat Falls inquiry this week, amid renewed fears about the potential health impacts of methylmercury contamination downstream from the hydro megaproject.

Canada Day fireworks in Victoria park, PEI, postponed due to weather

CHARLOTTETOWN — Canada Day fireworks have been postponed in Victoria Park, Prince Edward Island, because of bad weather. City officials say the fireworks will be held Tuesday at 10 p.m.

Apartment fire displaces 20 people in Bathurst, N.B.

BATHURST, N.B. — The Canadian Red Cross says about 13 people are displaced after a fire in a Bathurst, New Brunswick, apartment building. A news release says two people have been taken to hospital. The fire was reported around 9:30 a.m.
Entangled North Atlantic right whale spotted in Gulf of St. Lawrence

Entangled North Atlantic right whale spotted in Gulf of St. Lawrence

GRAND MANAN, N.B. — Fisheries and Oceans says it will try to find and tag a North Atlantic right whale that is entangled in the Gulf of St. Lawrence when the weather clears up.

Police in Saint John, N.B., looking for two federal offenders

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Police in Saint John, N.B., are asking for the public's help to find two federal offenders on Canada-wide arrest warrants.
17-year-old girl dead after falling from a vehicle in western P.E.I., police say

17-year-old girl dead after falling from a vehicle in western P.E.I., police say

PALMER ROAD, P.E.I. — RCMP say a 17-year-old girl has died after an accident in western Prince Edward Island. Police say they responded to a report of an unresponsive young woman on the side of the road in Palmer Road early Sunday.

Early necropsy results suggest right whale died after colliding with boat

MONCTON, N.B. — Officials say a necropsy on the third of six North Atlantic right whales found dead this year suggests the 34-year-old mammal died after colliding with a boat. The whale, known as Comet, was found drifting in the Gulf of St.
New Brunswick town cancels Canada Day parade due to a lack of interest

New Brunswick town cancels Canada Day parade due to a lack of interest

SUSSEX, N.B. — A small-town Canada Day parade in New Brunswick has been cancelled due to lack of interest. The Town of Sussex says it received only five entries.
Expert says feds should have acted more quickly on right whale migration

Expert says feds should have acted more quickly on right whale migration

FREDERICTON — Fisheries and Oceans Canada says it has sighted another dead endangered right whale drifting off the Gaspé Peninsula, bringing the total number of deaths in Canadian waters this year to six.
Potato farmer's case against federal government to go to trial in late 2020

Potato farmer's case against federal government to go to trial in late 2020

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick potato farmer who claims the federal government didn't do enough to secure his freedom during more than a year in a Lebanese jail will have to wait until the end of next year for his lawsuit to go to trial.
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