New Brunswick

N.B. Premier Announced His Engagement With Adorable Photo

CP | Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.14.2017 | Canada

The 34-year-old popped the question at an iconic Acadian landmark.

Dumping Massive Poop Pile Next To Neighbours Costs N.B. Couple $17K

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada

But that wasn't Lee and Shirley Murray's only act of aggression.

Troops Arrive To Help Those Hardest Hit By N.B. Ice Storm

The Huffington Post Canada | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 01.31.2017 | Canada

What a mess.

Military Deployed To Help With Severe N.B. Ice Storm: Premier

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.29.2017 | Canada

The army is sending between 100 and 150 soldiers.

Canada Is Tuning Into Aboriginal Tourism

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 01.24.2017 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

The Mi'kmaq hosted the 2016 Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada (ATAC) annual meeting in Membertou, a community of about 1,000 people in Nova Scotia that is one of North America's leading First Nations success stories.

Worried N.B. Pet Owner Receives Ransom Call For Missing Dog

CP | Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2017 | Canada

"... it went bad so quickly.''

New Brunswick Firefighters Smash Ice To Rescue Trapped Moose

CP | Rob Roberts,The Canadian Press | Posted 12.12.2016 | Canada

The moose first appeared agitated by the firefighters, but then calmed down and simply watched them work.

► Here's One Reason To Always Brush The Snow Off Your Car

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 12.05.2016 | Canada

It can be seriously dangerous for other drivers.

N.B. To Offer Free 2nd-Language Training To Unemployed Adults

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada Business

Premier Brian Gallant says they will strive to add seats to match demand.

The Best Canadian Towns For Eating All The Seafood | Posted 08.16.2016 | Canada Travel

Canada is home to 202,080 kilometres of coastline. Those who visit the Great White North only to ski its mountains and hike its trails are missing out on some serious seaside fun, including some of the freshest seafood in the world. The following are the country's top five coastal towns for filling your stomach with seafood and enjoying some sightseeing too.

P.E.I. Beaches, Bay Of Fundy Trail Coming Soon To Google Street View

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada

The Nature Conservancy of Canada says it is bringing the Google Trekker to more than a dozen of its flagship sites across the country.

Canada Already Has An Interprovincial Trade Agreement: Our Constitution

Howard Anglin | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Politics
Howard Anglin

Even before Canada's Premiers departed Whitehorse on Friday, media coverage was applauding a "ground-breaking" and "historic" agreement on internal trade within Canada. Not so fast. One key omission was immediately evident. When it comes to alcohol, the agreement will establish "a working group on alcoholic beverages, which will explore opportunities to improve trade in beer, wine and spirits across Canada."

Canada Lacks A Definite Narrative About Who Founded The Country

Jack Jedwab | Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada
Jack Jedwab

Canada does not appear to possess a definitive or authoritative narrative that properly connects when and by whom the country was founded. While surveys reveal that most Canadians believe that 1867 is the founding date of Canada many of those same people think the First Nations are amongst the founding peoples.

There's A Lobster Crime Wave Happening In The Maritimes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada

Police in New Brunswick are searching for a stolen trailer loaded with frozen lobster.

$12.99 French Fries Available By Reservation Only In N.B.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2016 | Canada Living

They're cooked thrice in imported goose fat.

FRACK NO, Says This Canadian Province

CP | Posted 05.27.2016 | Canada Business

"We have been clear we would not allow this activity to go forward unless our five conditions were met."

Labour Law Retreat Shows The Value Of Unions To All Of Society

Jerry Dias | Posted 04.16.2017 | Canada Business
Jerry Dias

Unions such as Unifor and our members saw right away that the bill would result in unnecessary labour conflict across the economy as it gutted free and fair collective bargaining, put a downward pressure on the wages of all New Brunswickers and would make it very difficult to achieve negotiated contracts.

New Brunswick Just Made University Free For Some Students

The Huffington Post Canada | Bria John | Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Business

While New Brunswick offers more post-secondary tuition grants, Newfoundland takes them away.

Canada, Get Ready To Feel The Bite Of Climate Change

WWF-Canada | Posted 03.24.2017 | Canada Impact

"If climate change is a shark, then water is its teeth." Like a fish that doesn't notice the shark until it feels its sharp bite, humans will first feel the effects of climate change through water. Under current projections, most freshwater ecosystems globally will face ecologically significant impacts by the middle of this century.

Families Of Dead Inmates Grieve As Their Questions Go Unanswered

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2017 | Canada

"Until you launch the lawsuit, according to the government you don't have rights to any of the information."

New Brunswick's Economic Future Rests On Innovation

Hassan Arif | Posted 03.15.2017 | Canada Business
Hassan Arif

New Brunswick needs innovative thinking, it needs to take advantages of opportunities in green technology and in the 21st century knowledge-economy. There needs to be a place for new voices and new ideas, and an environment where people from a range of backgrounds feel welcome.

N.B. Mom Devastated She Can't Donate Kidney To Her Sick Son

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2017 | Canada Parents

A review panel maintained a previous decision preventing her from acting as a donor.

Breast Cancer Epiphany: 'She Did Not Lose The Battle'

Kathy Kaufield | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Living
Kathy Kaufield

Damn right she did not lose her battle with cancer. I immediately felt a... shared dislike for the language of cancer that labels those who survive as "winning" their battle while those who die as having "lost their fight". What, those who die just didn't try hard enough? Never.

B.C.'s Protracted Peer Review Promise Bears A Closer Look

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.19.2017 | Canada Politics
Dermod Travis

Buried among a spate of bad news announcements that the B.C. government released over the Christmas holidays was an update on a province-wide system for peer reviews of medical scans. The system was to have been operational by 2014, but still isn't in place at three of five health authorities and won't be until mid-2016 at the earliest.

The Most Canadian Idea Ever: Uber For Snow Plows

CP | Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.27.2016 | Canada Business

Last year's brutal winter gave one man a bright idea.