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N.B. reports 87 new COVID cases, more than 6,200 vaccine appointments booked for kids

N.B. reports 87 new COVID cases, more than 6,200 vaccine appointments booked for kids

FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick reported 87 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday and 60 more recoveries from the disease.
P.E.I. reports seven new COVID-19 cases and 36 active infections

P.E.I. reports seven new COVID-19 cases and 36 active infections

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island reported seven new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday. Chief public health officer Dr. Heather Morrison said the new cases included one person in their 60s, four in their 50s, one in their 30s and one in their 20s.
Flooding reported in Cape Breton and western Newfoundland as storm stalls over region

Flooding reported in Cape Breton and western Newfoundland as storm stalls over region

Torrential rain flooded basements and washed out roads and bridges in western Cape Breton and southwestern Newfoundland on Wednesday, as a huge storm spent a third day slowly trudging over Atlantic Canada.
N.L. reports 18th death tied to novel coronavirus, four new COVID-19 cases

N.L. reports 18th death tied to novel coronavirus, four new COVID-19 cases

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador health officials say a man in the Central Health region is the 18th person to die from COVID-19 in the province.
Investigation fails to find source of legionnaires' disease outbreak in New Brunswick

Investigation fails to find source of legionnaires' disease outbreak in New Brunswick

MONCTON, N.B. — Officials investigating an outbreak last August of legionnaires' disease in Moncton that killed one person and sent seven to hospital have completed their probe without finding a common source of the infections.
Western Newfoundland facing multi-day deluge as storm envelops Atlantic region

Western Newfoundland facing multi-day deluge as storm envelops Atlantic region

A massive, slow-moving storm that lashed parts of the Maritimes with 100-kilometre-per-hour gusts and driving rain has enveloped southwestern Newfoundland, where residents are being warned that up to 300 millimetres of rain could inundate the area by
Alta. oilpatch recruiting in Maritimes again as drilling set to rise in 2022

Alta. oilpatch recruiting in Maritimes again as drilling set to rise in 2022

CALGARY — After seven years of layoffs and hard times, employers in Alberta's oilpatch are once again flush with cash and out to lure workers from the Maritimes and other parts of Eastern Canada.
Shipments of COVID-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11 arrive in Atlantic Canada

Shipments of COVID-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11 arrive in Atlantic Canada

FREDERICTON — Health officials across the Atlantic region on Tuesday said the newly arrived COVID-19 vaccines for children would start to be administered by the end of the week, and they offered assurances to parents that the doses were safe and effe
Cannabis company Organigram reports Q4 loss, revenue up 22 per cent from year ago

Cannabis company Organigram reports Q4 loss, revenue up 22 per cent from year ago

MONCTON, N.B. — Cannabis company Organigram Holdings Inc. reported a smaller loss in its latest quarter compared with a year ago as its net revenue rose 22 per cent. The company says it lost $26 million for the quarter ended Aug.
Health officials report four new COVID-19 cases on Prince Edward Island

Health officials report four new COVID-19 cases on Prince Edward Island

CHARLOTTETOWN — Health officials in Prince Edward Island are reporting four new cases of COVID-19.
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