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Review of monuments sparks discussion of colonial narratives in N.L. history

Review of monuments sparks discussion of colonial narratives in N.L. history

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A review of statues that commemorate colonizing figures in Newfoundland and Labrador's history has reignited criticism of "discovery" narratives glorified in the province's culture.
Zero-tolerance: Top Indigenous leader calls for systemic change for policing

Zero-tolerance: Top Indigenous leader calls for systemic change for policing

OTTAWA — The only way to overcome racism in Canada's policing agencies is to impose systemic change and a zero-tolerance policy aimed at eliminating the excessive use of force, the head of the country's largest Indigenous organization said Monday.

New Brunswick reports three new cases of COVID-19, brings confirmed total to 160

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is reporting three new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the province to 160.
J.D. Irving to begin work in July on $35M sawmill expansion in Doaktown, N.B.

J.D. Irving to begin work in July on $35M sawmill expansion in Doaktown, N.B.

DOAKTOWN, N.B. — J.D. Irving Ltd. says work will get underway next month on the $35-million modernization and expansion at its sawmill in Doaktown, N.B.
Police lack mental health training: former New Brunswick ombudsman

Police lack mental health training: former New Brunswick ombudsman

MIRAMICHI, N.B.
Indigenous man fatally shot by RCMP was troubled but not violent, says chief

Indigenous man fatally shot by RCMP was troubled but not violent, says chief

MIRAMICHI, N.B. — The chief of a New Brunswick First Nation says an Indigenous man shot and killed by the RCMP was troubled, but not a violent person.

N.L. reports no new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, one person hospitalized

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 today. One person is in hospital due to the virus while 256 people have recovered.
N.B. reports second COVID-19 death in the province, three new confirmed cases

N.B. reports second COVID-19 death in the province, three new confirmed cases

FREDERICTON — Public health officials in New Brunswick say another person has died as a result of COVID-19 — the second death in the province linked to the pandemic. Officials say the victim was in their 80s and from the Campbellton region.

Quebec police watchdog investigates RCMP-involved New Brunswick fatal shooting

MIRAMICHI, N.B. — Quebec's police watchdog says it has been called in to investigate a report of an RCMP-involved fatal shooting of a man in New Brunswick.

Pandemic raises issues for Matthew Raymond trial jury selection, N.B. court told

FREDERICTON — The head of New Brunswick's court system says the greatest challenge in planning for jury trials in the province is physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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