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N.L. reports case of South African virus variant, one new COVID-19 infection

N.L. reports case of South African virus variant, one new COVID-19 infection

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting its first case of COVID-19 involving the variant first identified in South Africa. Chief medical officer Dr.
N.L. Tory leader Ches Crosbie delivers parting shot as he steps down after loss

N.L. Tory leader Ches Crosbie delivers parting shot as he steps down after loss

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The leader of Newfoundland and Labrador's Progressive Conservative party is stepping down after losing his seat in the provincial election, but he's not fading gently away.
New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs gets his first shot of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs gets his first shot of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs said he didn't even feel the needle enter his arm as he got his first shot of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday. "You mean it's all over?" he asked licensed practical nurse Brenda Tree.

QMJHL Roundup: Brady Burns scores twice, Sea Dogs down Wildcats 6-2

MONCTON, N.B. — Brady Burns had two goals and an assist, William Villeneuve and Jeremie Poirier each added a goal and a helper, and the Saint John Sea Dogs downed the Moncton Wildcats 6-2 on Tuesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play.
Government's half-price meal promotion a big success for restaurants in P.E.I.

Government's half-price meal promotion a big success for restaurants in P.E.I.

CHARLOTTETOWN — A promotion launched by the P.E.I. government to get people back into Island restaurants proved such a success the government increased its funding by $375,000.
Health officials in New Brunswick report 14 new cases of COVID-19

Health officials in New Brunswick report 14 new cases of COVID-19

FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting 14 new cases of COVID-19 today. Eight of the new cases are in the Edmundston region and involve contacts of previous cases.
Head of nursing in Prince Edward Island offers reassurances that vaccines are safe

Head of nursing in Prince Edward Island offers reassurances that vaccines are safe

CHARLOTTETOWN — The head of nursing in Prince Edward Island says some residents cancelled their vaccination appointments today after the province suspended use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine because of safety concerns.
Officials in New Brunswick monitoring three ice jams on St. John River

Officials in New Brunswick monitoring three ice jams on St. John River

FREDERICTON — Officials in New Brunswick are monitoring three ice jams clogging the St. John River, including one at Perth-Andover, N.B., that's more than four kilometres in length.
New Brunswick extends restrictions and limits use of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

New Brunswick extends restrictions and limits use of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

FREDERICTON — Health officials reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 in the Edmundston region of northwestern New Brunswick Monday and expanded the area under the red level of their pandemic response plan.
N.L. NDP leader who lost seat by 53 votes considering asking for recount

N.L. NDP leader who lost seat by 53 votes considering asking for recount

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador’s NDP leader says her 53-vote loss in the provincial election on Saturday stings, but that it’s symbolic of a vote plagued with problems.
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