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Schools to remain closed in New Brunswick, exams cancelled in N.L.

Schools to remain closed in New Brunswick, exams cancelled in N.L.

FREDERICTON — Learning plans have been adjusted for Atlantic Canadian public school students who will not be returning to class for months, if at all this school year.

Letter reveals N.L. struggled to borrow as COVID-19 crisis deepened

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's premier released a letter on Wednesday saying the province struggled to borrow funds in recent weeks as the COVID-19 crisis deepened.
Cottage owners from outside P.E.I. asked to stay away: medical officer

Cottage owners from outside P.E.I. asked to stay away: medical officer

Prince Edward Island's chief health officer is urging cottage owners from outside the province to think twice before heading to the Island for their summer vacation — at least until the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided. Dr.
N.S. woman describes struggles of a beloved father on ventilator with COVID-19

N.S. woman describes struggles of a beloved father on ventilator with COVID-19

The daughter of a Nova Scotia man relying on a ventilator to breathe wants Canadians to know that COVID-19 can deny loved ones the ability to hold one another in their time of deepest need.
Newfoundland and Labrador reports Atlantic region's first COVID-19 death

Newfoundland and Labrador reports Atlantic region's first COVID-19 death

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
Transatlantic balloon flight up in the air amid COVID-19 pandemic

Transatlantic balloon flight up in the air amid COVID-19 pandemic

FREDERICTON — Plans for a record-breaking transatlantic balloon flight from New Brunswick to France are up in the air as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. A British couple had planned to fly from Sussex, N.B.
Newfoundland and Labrador community infections are 'sombre messages': premier

Newfoundland and Labrador community infections are 'sombre messages': premier

Newfoundland and Labrador's premier is calling the latest figures on COVID-19 in his province "sombre messages," as health officials say they weren't able to identify the source of transmission in several new cases.
Police in New Brunswick charge two men with assault for coughing on others

Police in New Brunswick charge two men with assault for coughing on others

KENNEBECASIS, N.B. — Two men in New Brunswick who recently travelled to the Dominican Republic are facing charges in a bizarre case involving allegations both suspects purposely coughed on neighbours in a rooming house.

Judge reserves decision on jurisdiction in Fredericton murder case

FREDERICTON — A Fredericton judge is expected to rule by April 3 on whether he has jurisdiction to hear a request for constitutional relief so that a fitness hearing for a man accused of four counts of first-degree murder can be heard by judge alone.
N.L. legislators set aside funds, raise borrowing capacity in pandemic response

N.L. legislators set aside funds, raise borrowing capacity in pandemic response

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador legislators authorized a borrowing capacity of $2 billion during an emergency session Thursday, among other legislative responses to social and economic upheaval from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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