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Titan edge Mooseheads 2-1 to complete series comeback and advance to second round

BATHURST, N.B. — Thomas Belgarde scored a short-handed goal that was the winner as the Acadie-Bathurst Titan edged past the Halifax Mooseheads 2-1 Friday to advance to the second round of the QMJHL playoffs.
New Brunswick advocate calls for law reform to better protect children's rights

New Brunswick advocate calls for law reform to better protect children's rights

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's child and youth advocate is calling for the adoption of a new Children's Act as a way to better protect children's rights in the province's child welfare system.
Newfoundland and Labrador to drop mandatory masking in K-12 schools beginning May 24

Newfoundland and Labrador to drop mandatory masking in K-12 schools beginning May 24

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Students in Newfoundland and Labrador will no longer have to wear masks in schools to protect against COVID-19 infection as of May 24.
New Brunswick Court of Appeal maintains ban on sale of flavoured e-cigarettes

New Brunswick Court of Appeal maintains ban on sale of flavoured e-cigarettes

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court decision not to suspend the province's ban on the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes.
Former Halifax mayor Peter Kelly is fired from role at Charlottetown City Hall

Former Halifax mayor Peter Kelly is fired from role at Charlottetown City Hall

CHARLOTTETOWN — A former Halifax mayor who left office in 2012 amid controversy has been dismissed as chief administrative officer in Charlottetown following accusations he fired senior staff who had raised concerns about financial irregularities.
Fisheries minister pledges to study impact of seals on Atlantic Canada's fisheries

Fisheries minister pledges to study impact of seals on Atlantic Canada's fisheries

CORNER BROOK, N.L. — More research is needed on the impact of seals on dwindling East Coast fish stocks, federal Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray said Thursday, in response to a report by the region's fisheries industry.
Full power from N.L.'s Muskrat Falls hydro project at least a year away, says report

Full power from N.L.'s Muskrat Falls hydro project at least a year away, says report

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — With a new report saying full power from Newfoundland and Labrador's Muskrat Falls hydro project is at least a year away, the head of the province's Crown energy corporation says there's a backup plan in place.
N.L. sets up panel to prepare for 2041 end of Churchill Falls hydro deal with Quebec

N.L. sets up panel to prepare for 2041 end of Churchill Falls hydro deal with Quebec

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland and Labrador government has established a panel to examine how the province could capitalize on the end of a controversial and long-bemoaned energy deal with Quebec.
N.L. oil regulator releases call for offshore exploration bids after federal delay

N.L. oil regulator releases call for offshore exploration bids after federal delay

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's oil industry regulator is releasing its 2022 call for bids on new offshore exploration licences.
Former Halifax mayor Peter Kelly facing scrutiny for role at Charlottetown city hall

Former Halifax mayor Peter Kelly facing scrutiny for role at Charlottetown city hall

CHARLOTTETOWN — A former Halifax mayor who left office in 2012 amid controversy over a Black Eyed Peas concert is again drawing scrutiny, this time in his role as chief administrative officer in Charlottetown. City councillors in the P.E.I.
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