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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

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.
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