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Fredericton police release identity of man killed in weekend shooting

FREDERICTON — Police in Fredericton have identified 29-year old Justin Leigh Finnemore of Fredericton as the victim of a homicide in the New Brunswick capital over the weekend. Shortly after 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, police were called to the Dr.

Fitness hearing set for August for accused in N.B. multiple murder case

FREDERICTON — A tentative date of Aug. 17 has been set for a fitness hearing for a Fredericton man accused of four counts of first-degree murder.
Ceremony held aboard navy frigate as remains of recovered victim to be flown home

Ceremony held aboard navy frigate as remains of recovered victim to be flown home

The crew of a Royal Canadian Navy frigate held a ceremony on Sunday to mark the transfer of the body of one of six personnel who died in a crash of a CH-148 Cyclone helicopter.

New Brunswick man faces murder charge after woman found dead at Hillsborough home

HILLSBOROUGH, N.B. — A New Brunswick man has been charged with first-degree murder in relation to the death of a Hillsborough woman he was living with.

RCMP to draft national policy for emergency alerts after N.S. shootings

Mounties in Nova Scotia are under scrutiny for not issuing an emergency alert as a gunman rampaged through rural communities, but there's nothing in the national RCMP handbook to suggest that they should have.
'Double bubble' policies forcing awkward talks, races to the grandparents'

'Double bubble' policies forcing awkward talks, races to the grandparents'

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Images of grandparents hugging their grandkids for the first time in weeks flooded social media this week after officials in Newfoundland and Labrador announced that residents can expand their circle to include one other household.

New Brunswick's top doctor says quick decisions helped keep case count low

FREDERICTON — Quick decisions by government and widespread public compliance are to thank for New Brunswick's relative good fortune amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the province's top doctor said Friday.

P.E.I. government offers supports to students, parents for rest of school year

CHARLOTTETOWN — The Prince Edward Island government is opening at least eight schools to provide help for some students and respite support for their parents.
Newfoundland and Labrador officials introduce reopening plan to begin May 11

Newfoundland and Labrador officials introduce reopening plan to begin May 11

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A reopening plan presented Thursday would see Newfoundland and Labrador loosen some public health restrictions on May 11 — as long as COVID-19 indicators like health system capacity remain steady.

N.B. Green leader calls for exemptions for temporary foreign workers for farms

FREDERICTON — The leader of New Brunswick's Green party is calling on the provincial government to provide a wage subsidy to help farmers recruit and retain workers, and to permit exemptions to the order barring temporary foreign workers from enterin
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