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Man accused of killing 4 people in Fredericton shooting spree returns to court

Man accused of killing 4 people in Fredericton shooting spree returns to court

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick man accused of murdering four people, including two police officers, in a shooting spree last August was back in a Fredericton courtroom Friday.
N.L. Tory Leader boots candidate opposed to abortion and gay marriage

N.L. Tory Leader boots candidate opposed to abortion and gay marriage

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Ches Crosbie, the leader of Newfoundland and Labrador's Progressive Conservative party, says a candidate opposed to legal abortion and same-sex marriage will not be in the Tory caucus if elected on May 16.
Ottawa announces $4.5-million in funding for three palliative care projects

Ottawa announces $4.5-million in funding for three palliative care projects

MONCTON, N.B. — Three organizations that focus on palliative care will receive $4.5 million in funding from Ottawa.

More than 21,000 cast votes in Newfoundland and Labrador advance poll

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Elections Newfoundland and Labrador says more than 21,000 people have cast ballots in the advance poll for next week's provincial election.
Judge reserves decision until mid-July in Dennis Oland murder trial

Judge reserves decision until mid-July in Dennis Oland murder trial

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — The Crown and defence in a high-profile New Brunswick murder trial agree there was a lack of direct evidence, but they differ on how that should be viewed by the judge.
Ottawa, New Brunswick First Nation look to talks on major title claim

Ottawa, New Brunswick First Nation look to talks on major title claim

ELSIPOGTOG FIRST NATION, N.B. — New Brunswick's Elsipogtog First Nation has signed a memorandum of understanding with Ottawa that could lead to negotiations on a Mi'kmaq claim of Aboriginal title to a third of the province.

Police say 78-year-old New Brunswick man dies following head-on crash last month

RICHIBUCTO, N.B. — New Brunswick RCMP say a 78-year-old man has died of injuries sustained in a head-on collision last month that killed a 51-year-old woman. Police say the man, from Smith's Corner, N.B., died Tuesday.
Tory Leader Dennis King sworn in as 33rd premier of Prince Edward Island

Tory Leader Dennis King sworn in as 33rd premier of Prince Edward Island

GEORGETOWN, P.E.I. — Dennis King appealed for co-operation from his political opponents as he took office Thursday as Prince Edward Island's 33rd premier. The Tory leader and his eight-member cabinet were sworn in by Lt.-Gov.

New Brunswick RCMP say 94-year-old man dead after single vehicle highway crash

TRACADIE, N.B. — RCMP in northeastern New Brunswick say a 94-year-old man is dead after a single vehicle crash. The accident occurred on Highway 11 near Tracadie early Thursday.
Polls suggest tight race and frustrated voters with one week to N.L. election

Polls suggest tight race and frustrated voters with one week to N.L. election

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — With Newfoundland and Labrador a week away from a general election, three recent polls with conflicting results suggest a tight race between the Liberals and Tories.
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