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New Brunswick releases winter strategy to fight COVID-19, reports 97 new infections

New Brunswick releases winter strategy to fight COVID-19, reports 97 new infections

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's health minister on Friday released her government's strategy to fight COVID-19 during the winter months, warning residents that holiday gatherings could lead to a new spike in infections.
Newfoundland and Labrador reports five new COVID-19 cases and seven more recoveries

Newfoundland and Labrador reports five new COVID-19 cases and seven more recoveries

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting five new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today and seven more recoveries from the disease.
Canadian and U.S. officials to meet Friday to discuss P.E.I. potato ban

Canadian and U.S. officials to meet Friday to discuss P.E.I. potato ban

FREDERICTON — Officials from Canada and the United States were scheduled to meet Friday to discuss the suspension of exports of Prince Edward Island potatoes south of the border — a trade order that is impacting potato prices in both countries.

QMJHL Roundup: Ivan Ivan helps Eagles top Titan 4-3 in overtime

BATHURST, N.B. — Ivan Ivan scored 39 seconds into overtime as the Cape Breton Eagles edged the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 4-3 on Thursday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.
Muskrat Falls: Poor communication led to missed deadline to limit contamination

Muskrat Falls: Poor communication led to missed deadline to limit contamination

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's auditor general says government communication failures led to a missed deadline for work on reducing methylmercury levels in the Muskrat Falls reservoir.
P.E.I. health officials announce new border measures to address Omicron variant

P.E.I. health officials announce new border measures to address Omicron variant

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island is imposing new border measures in an effort to block the spread of the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus. Effective 8 a.m. Friday, anyone arriving in P.E.I.
Health officials in New Brunswick report 95 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths

Health officials in New Brunswick report 95 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths

FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting 95 new cases of COVID-19 today and two more deaths from the disease.
Hedley Lake, last remaining survivor of Second World War N.L. ferry sinking, has died

Hedley Lake, last remaining survivor of Second World War N.L. ferry sinking, has died

FORTUNE, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR, CANADA — Hedley Lake, celebrated as the last remaining survivor of the sinking of Newfoundland ferry SS Caribou during the Second World War, has died at the age of 103.

Halifax goalie gets support over alleged racist incident at P.E.I. hockey tournament

CHARLOTTETOWN — A Nova Scotia minor league hockey player who says he was the target of racist abuse at a November tournament in Prince Edward Island says he is reassured by the support he has received.
New Brunswick announces $2 per hour increase in minimum wage, to hit $13.75 in 2022

New Brunswick announces $2 per hour increase in minimum wage, to hit $13.75 in 2022

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is hiking its minimum wage by $2 per hour next year — the largest increase in 40 years — but a business advocate says that would strike a blow to small companies already suffering from COVID-19.
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