Moncton

We Need To Ask Tough Questions About Moncton

Mark Taliano | Posted 06.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Mark Taliano

Fear of a re-occurrence of a similar incident could make a population more amenable to police state security, including the loss of freedoms, in exchange for perceived protections. Police state measures would likely include increased surveillance, normalization of lock-downs, plus more and better police armaments: a ramping up of the police-industrial complex.

Thousands Run For Fallen Mounties

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2014 | Canada

MONCTON, N.B. - Thousands of people running for three fallen Mounties put their race on hold to shake the hands of officers as a makeshift memorial in...

This Father's Day I'll Think of the Families of the Fallen RCMP Officers

Kathy Kaufield | Posted 06.11.2014 | Canada Living
Kathy Kaufield

The families left behind -- that's what is hitting me the hardest in the wake of last week's tragedy in Moncton that saw three RCMP officers -- three fathers -- gunned down. This weekend is Father's Day -- the first in a series of terrible 'firsts' that these will families have to face without husbands and fathers.

Funeral For The Fallen

CP | Michael MacDonald and Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2014 | Canada

MONCTON, N.B. - The city of Moncton came to another standstill Tuesday, this time to bid a sorrowful farewell at a regimental funeral for three Mounti...

Pastor: 'Our Hearts Are Broken'

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2014 | Canada

MONCTON, N.B. - Four days after the fatal shootings of three RCMP officers in Moncton, the pastor of the church Const. Dave Ross attended told its con...

'It Was Scary As Hell'

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada

MONCTON, N.B. - Clutching his loaded hunting rifle, Justin Savoie huddled with his wife and two small children in their basement, unsure of what to ex...

CHARGED

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada

MONCTON, N.B. -- A man suspected of fatally shooting three New Brunswick Mounties and wounding two others in Moncton appeared Friday in provincial cou...

Nobody Puts Moncton In A Corner

Heather Boucher Robinson | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Heather Boucher Robinson

We give people the shirt off our back. We listen when the RCMP say to stay indoors. We check on our neighbours and friends. And we all feel that creepy chills on the spine feeling knowing that he was in OUR neighbourhoods, by OUR Costco (it's the city's shopping mecca, after all!) and hurting OUR police. Because in Moncton, we have at most three degrees of separation. We all know a cop, a reporter, the mayor, the lady who runs the local gluten-free shop, the pizza guy.

RCMP Officers Killed In The Line Of Duty

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Three RCMP officers were fatally gunned down in Moncton, N.B. on Wednesday while responding to a report of an armed man. Two other Mounties were shot ...

'He Was All Camouflaged And I Never Even Noticed He Had Guns'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada

MONCTON, N.B. - In the long hours after police locked down a big chunk of Moncton's north end, Tim Holt's world shrank as fast as his trepidation grew...

Officer With 3 Kids Among Victims

CBC | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada

UPDATE: Justin Bourque was arrested early Friday by Moncton police. Read updates here. As tributes pour in for the three officers killed in the Mon...

List Of Moncton Closures, Cancellations

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada

Wednesday's horrific shooting in Moncton, N.B. has put the city under a virtual lockdown, closing down schools and establishments and disrupting servi...

'I Walked Over And I Saw Feet, Facing The Street, Toes Up'

CP | Kevin Bissett and Keith Doucette, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada

UPDATE: Justin Bourque was arrested early Friday by Moncton police. Read updates here. MONCTON, N.B. - A nerve-racking search for a heavily armed g...

Shooting Suspect's Facebook Active During Manhunt

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada

UPDATE: Justin Bourque was arrested early Friday by Moncton police. Read updates here. As RCMP in Moncton search for the man accused of gunning...

Manhunt Triggered After 3 Mounties Shot Dead In N.B.

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada

UPDATE: Justin Bourque was arrested early Friday by Moncton police. Read updates here. A manhunt is continuing Thursday in Moncton after three Moun...

New Brunswick: Avoiding Defeatism in Economic Development

Hassan Arif | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada Business
Hassan Arif

There seems to be a prevalent trend in media and political commentary about New Brunswick; that our province is falling behind, in decline. There are no doubt serious challenges facing New Brunswick, including recent unemployment numbers that are the highest in the country, and a recent increase in outmigration rates.However, it is not all bad news.

Grey Cup To Tour Canada As Part Of 100th Anniversary Celebrations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada Travel

TORONTO - The Grey Cup is going on the road.The CFL has announced the historic trophy will tour Canada by train as part of the Grey Cup's 100th annive...

Kids' Cage Fight Draws Fire

CBC | Posted 08.23.2012 | Canada Living

A mixed martial arts competition in Moncton, N.B., is garnering controversy after it featured a cage fight between children last month. T...

Blogger Spends Thousands To ID Internet Troll

CBC | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada

A Moncton blogger won a legal victory to have the name of an anonymous online commenter revealed and now is after an apology. ...

Fire Rips Through Maritime Ice Company

CBC | Posted 04.22.2012 | Canada

Moncton area firefighters spent Sunday morning battling a fire that ripped through the Maritime Ice Company in Moncton. The emergency call came in ...

There's Growth in New Brunswick -- But is it Smart?

Hassan Arif | Posted 04.14.2012 | Canada
Hassan Arif

While the growth of New Brunswick's urban and suburban areas is not on the scale of larger cities in Canada, there are lessons to be learned from these larger centres where, after periods of rapid growth which led to vast landscapes of generic car-oriented sprawl, there has been a backlash and a desire to return to more walkable downtown-like neighbourhoods.

Snowstorm Slams The Maritimes, Grounds Flights

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2012 | Canada

HALIFAX - A late fall blast of wet, heavy snow appeared to catch drivers in the Maritimes off guard Wednesday with police reporting dozens of collisio...

New Brunswick Priest Removed Over Sermons

CBC | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada

Father Donat Gionet, a Catholic priest in Caraquet who was relieved of duties for anti-gay and anti-abortion comments in recent sermons, ...

Romeo Cormier Plotting To Kill Woman's Husband, Trial Hears

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONCTON, N.B. - A man accused of kidnapping a New Brunswick woman last year and keeping her captive in his basement apartment fo...