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N.L. reinstates aquaculture licences after 2019 mass salmon die-off

N.L. reinstates aquaculture licences after 2019 mass salmon die-off

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador has reinstated aquaculture licences at southern Newfoundland sites where 2.6 million salmon died in sea pens last year.

Warning issued about airline passenger in New Brunswick was a mistake

FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick say a warning issued this week about a passenger with COVID-19 on a flight into Moncton was a mistake. Chief medical officer of health Dr.
New Brunswick buys laptops and iPads for online learning by students

New Brunswick buys laptops and iPads for online learning by students

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick government is spending $860,000 for new technology to allow more students to learn online — a move prompted by the closing of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

First right whales in Gulf of St. Lawrence trigger some fisheries closures

OTTAWA — North Atlantic right whales made their first appearance of 2020 in Canadian waters last weekend, prompting an immediate but temporary closure of fixed-gear fisheries in the area under new federal rules trying to protect the highly endangered
N.L. legislators give teeth to travel ban, offenders will be sent packing

N.L. legislators give teeth to travel ban, offenders will be sent packing

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.

First right whales in Gulf of St. Lawrence trigger some fisheries closures

OTTAWA — Nearly 2,000 square kilometres in the Gulf of St. Lawrence are closed to fixed-gear fisheries until May 18 after the first right whales of the season were spotted by a Fisheries and Oceans plane Sunday.
N.S. reports another COVID-19 death as Atlantic counterparts slowly ease measures

N.S. reports another COVID-19 death as Atlantic counterparts slowly ease measures

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Nova Scotia reported another death at a Halifax nursing home Monday and 14 new cases of COVID-19 as other Atlantic provinces discussed the need to protect their borders while easing public health measures.

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.
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