Monday, December 6, 2021

Children in Elsipogtog Sponsored to Play Hockey in Honor of Late Fisherman, ‘Our Jumbo’

Captain Craig (Jumbo) Sock was a hockey defenceman and lifelong hockey fanatic, his favorite team being the Chicago Blackhawks. So when fellow fisherman Joshua Noel Millea chose to do something...

N.B COVID-19 Roundup: Mask Use Urged Indoors as 14 Cases of Community Spread Reported

New Brunswick’s deputy chief medical officer of health recommends people wear masks in indoor public spaces, given the “surge” in COVID-19 cases since the region moved to the green...

Lawyers to Ask for Separate Trials in Saint John Manslaughter Case

Two men charged for the death of a Saint John man aged 59 in 2019 will likely be tried separately. On Tuesday, lawyers for Garrett Edward Johnston (24) and Gordon...

RCMP Investigate Man’s Death Near Edmundston as a Homicide

The death of a 60-year-old Rivière-Verte man over the weekend was a homicide, RCMP said on Monday. The victim has been identified as Rino St-Plerre. St-Pierre was found dead Sunday morning by...

Celebrations Held Across New Brunswick to Mark National Acadian Day

The sounds of crowds singing Ave Maris Stella could be heard in Bouctouche on Sunday afternoon as N.B residents gathered to raise their flags for National Acadian Day. Beauséjour MP Dominic LeBlanc...

6,000 Nurses, Health-care Workers Reject Tentative Contracts with New Brunswick Government

Around 6,000 health-care workers, including nurses, have rejected tentative contract agreements reached last month. The New Brunswick Nurses Union said workers in two bargaining units “overwhelmingly” rejected the tentative agreements...

Neqoktuk Art Studio is the first Tobique First Nation’s studio for local artwork

The site consists of a gallery and gift shop with the work of local artists available to buy. Spearheaded by Shane Perley-Dutcher, the yurt is built with red cedar...

Saint John resettlement agency is preparing to welcome new refugees

The Newcomer and Community Connections with the YMCA of Greater Saint John is the designated government-assisted resettlement agency. As all of Canada is preparing for the processing of new...

St. Stephen, N.B. Welcomes American Visitors

As of Monday, fully vaccinated U.S. citizens were allowed to travel into Canada. St. Stephen, a town near the American border, has forgotten how it looks like to have...

As Mystery Disease Kills Birds in the U.S., Researchers Want Maritimers to be Cautious

A mysterious disease is sickening and killing birds all through the eastern United States, and researchers are watching out for similar cases in the Maritimes. "We haven't seen it in...