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Acquittals and dropped criminal charges for group of Muskrat Falls protesters

Acquittals and dropped criminal charges for group of Muskrat Falls protesters

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Five people have been cleared of criminal charges after being arrested for demonstrating at the Muskrat Falls dam site in Labrador more than three years ago.

N.B. man lands in jail for 'unrelenting' practice of law without a licence

FREDERICTON — A Fredericton man who describes himself as a community activist committed to helping low-income people was sentenced to 100 days in jail for practising law without a licence Thursday.
New Brunswick maintains position on abortions and Canada Health Act

New Brunswick maintains position on abortions and Canada Health Act

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick government is standing firm in its position that it is not violating the Canada Health Act by refusing to fund out-of-hospital abortions.
N.S. father says drug-pricing 'chess game' cost his daughter her life

N.S. father says drug-pricing 'chess game' cost his daughter her life

As Chantelle Lindsay lay in a Halifax hospital bed struggling for every breath as she neared the end of her battle with cystic fibrosis, she sent her mother a text: "Are you OK?" "I'm OK if you're OK," her mother replied.
St. John's, N.L., police advise clearing high snow banks to deter break-ins

St. John's, N.L., police advise clearing high snow banks to deter break-ins

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The high snowbanks that have been a distinctive feature in St. John's, N.L., since a record-breaking January blizzard have created a new opportunity for would-be thieves.
Newfoundland and Labrador, Ottawa agree to protect boreal caribou herds

Newfoundland and Labrador, Ottawa agree to protect boreal caribou herds

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Ottawa and Newfoundland and Labrador have reached an agreement to collaborate on protecting boreal caribou in Labrador. The provincial government announced the agreement last week that will see Ottawa contribute $5.

New alliance formed in N.B. to promote development of small nuclear reactors

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — A new alliance has been formed to promote the development of small nuclear reactors and other energy technologies in Atlantic Canada.
N.L. Liberals open leadership contest after premier's resignation

N.L. Liberals open leadership contest after premier's resignation

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The contest to replace Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball as leader of the province's Liberal party, and become the 14th premier of the province, has begun.

Homicide investigation launched into New Brunswick man's death: RCMP

SAINTE-MARIE-DE-KENT, N.B. — Police say the death of a 67-year-old man in an eastern New Brunswick village is being investigated as a homicide.

QMJHL Roundup: Cedric Desruisseaux's winner lifts Islanders over Titan in OT

BATHURST, N.B. — Nikita Alexandrov had a goal and two assists, including one on Cedric Desruisseaux's winner, and the Charlottetown Islanders edged the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 4-3 in overtime on Saturday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.
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