‘I shouldn’t be afraid to send my child to school’: N.B. mother speaks out about seclusion rooms

A New Brunswick woman is raising concerns over the use of seclusion rooms in the province. Chantelle Hyde’s daughter Lily is 11-years-old. She has non-verbal autism and developmentally is the age of a toddler. Although she has never consented to…

Obstetrical services at Campbellton Regional Hospital temporarily interrupted: health network

Vitalité Health Network in New Brunswick has announced that the temporary interruption of obstetrical services (delivery) at Campbellton Regional Hospital will continue until Monday, Dec. 23 at 8 a.m. The network said that the interruption has been ongoing since Nov.…

Prized Saint John real estate site, Fundy Quay, gets development nod from council

A local developer has been given an option on the Fundy Quay site on the Saint John waterfront. Now used for parking and special events, the space is considered by many to be the city’s most valuable real estate asset.…

N.B. man pledges to shave beard if over $3,000 raised for Fredericton Community Kitchens

A New Brunswick man who’s been growing his beard for five years says he’s willing to shave it all off if it will help others this holiday season. John Moir says he’ll shave his face clean if New Brunswickers are…

New Brunswick Greens skeptical of small modular reactor memorandum of understanding

New Brunswick’s Green Party leader is questioning the province’s decision to join forces with Ontario and Saskatchewan to develop nuclear technology intended to curb emissions. Premiers Blaine Higgs, Doug Ford and Scott Moe signed a memorandum of understanding on Sunday…

N.B. education minister open to removing notwithstanding clause from mandatory vaccination bill

If it means the legislation gets cross-party support, New Brunswick’s education minister said he’s open to removing a controversial clause from the province’s mandatory vaccination bill. Dominic Cardy told Global News on Monday that he was happy with Bill 11…

N.B. to install temporary bridge in Cap-Pelé after original damaged by Dorian

A temporary modular bridge will soon be installed to replace the Kouchibouguac River Bridge No. 1 in Cap-Pelé, N.B., which was shut down after the arrival of post-tropical storm Dorian in September. The province’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure announced…

Messy, three-day mix of snow, ice and rain in the forecast for Atlantic Canada

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 2, 2019 8:25 am Updated December 2, 2019 8:27 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Environment Canada has issued warnings and special weather statements…