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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

Report into wounding of suspect by N.B. Mountie says shooting was justified

MONCTON, N.B. — An investigation has determined that the wounding of a suspect by an RCMP officer in New Brunswick was "justified and unavoidable.
P.E.I. to remain closed to non-residents as COVID-19 restrictions eased

P.E.I. to remain closed to non-residents as COVID-19 restrictions eased

CHARLOTTETOWN — Every summer, Cavendish, P.E.I.

River levels to reach flood stage in two New Brunswick communities

FREDERICTON — Water levels in New Brunswick's St. John River are expected to reach, but not exceed, flood stage in two communities in the next week.
N.L. tells 'come from aways' to stay away after pandemic rules flouted

N.L. tells 'come from aways' to stay away after pandemic rules flouted

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is clamping down on travel to the province after reports of tourists arriving by ferry to view icebergs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief medical officer of health Dr.
Farm groups oppose new foreign worker restrictions in New Brunswick

Farm groups oppose new foreign worker restrictions in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON — Farm groups in New Brunswick say a new restriction on temporary foreign workers couldn't have come at a worse time and will have a major impact on food production in the province.
N.S. sets up help lines for citizens struggling amid mass shooting, pandemic

N.S. sets up help lines for citizens struggling amid mass shooting, pandemic

The Nova Scotia government has activated a roster of psychologists to help address the mental health challenges facing the province's weary population.
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