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N.L. leaders square off in first TV debate of provincial election

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Leaders of Newfoundland and Labrador's three elected political parties squared off Wednesday in the first televised debate of the province's election campaign.
New Brunswick premier says privatization an option after Cannabis NB loss

New Brunswick premier says privatization an option after Cannabis NB loss

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs says he'll look at all options, including privatization, after the province's Crown-owned cannabis retailer recorded a big financial loss in its first year of operation.
New Brunswick begins talks with Ottawa on funds for flood relief and mitigation

New Brunswick begins talks with Ottawa on funds for flood relief and mitigation

FREDERICTON — The premier of New Brunswick says discussions are underway with the federal government to provide financial relief to homeowners affected by this year's spring flood.

N.L. woman ordered to pay town $200 after alleging employee stole her booze

NORRIS POINT, N.L. — A woman who took her Newfoundland town to court after alleging an employee stole her alcohol was recently ordered to pay $200 over what a provincial court judge called a frivolous claim.

P.E.I. Progressive Conservatives receive confidence to form minority government

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island's Premier designate Dennis King has received the confidence of the province's lieutenant-governor to form the next government. The Progressive Conservative leader met with Lt.-Gov.

Trans-Canada Highway reopens across New Brunswick after week-long flood closure

FREDERICTON — The Trans-Canada Highway has reopened across New Brunswick. The provincial government announced Wednesday that the highway now runs one lane in each direction for a section where flooding had occurred.

Spring lobster season in areas of the Maritimes to open Friday: DFO

CHARLOTTETOWN — The spring lobster fishery in parts of the Maritimes is now scheduled to open Friday.
New Brunswick spring flood efforts beginning to move from response to recovery

New Brunswick spring flood efforts beginning to move from response to recovery

FREDERICTON — The director of New Brunswick's Emergency Measures Organization says the response to this year's spring flooding is slowly transforming from a response to a recovery operation.

High winds and ice conditions delay opening of spring lobster season

CHARLOTTETOWN — Strong winds and ice conditions are delaying the start of the spring lobster season in parts of the Maritimes.
New Brunswick's cannabis retailer reports $11.7 million loss in first year

New Brunswick's cannabis retailer reports $11.7 million loss in first year

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Crown-owned cannabis retailer is recording a big financial loss in its first year in operation. Unaudited year-end results released Tuesday show Cannabis NB lost $11.7 million.
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