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Hearing-impaired N.L. student awarded $10,000 after prof refused to wear microphone

Hearing-impaired N.L. student awarded $10,000 after prof refused to wear microphone

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Memorial University is appealing a human rights ruling that found a student with a hearing disability had been discriminated against when one of his professors refused to wear a microphone in class, citing her religious beliefs.
Top-ranked Gushue earns first-round victory at PointsBet Invitational

Top-ranked Gushue earns first-round victory at PointsBet Invitational

FREDERICTON — Top-seeded Brad Gushue earned an 8-4 win over Nicholas Deagle in first-round action Thursday at the PointsBet Invitational.
Police in N.L. arrest shooting suspect after alert issued in Conception Bay South

Police in N.L. arrest shooting suspect after alert issued in Conception Bay South

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary say they've arrested a suspect after two people were injured by gunfire in the town of Conception Bay South.
Brendan Bottcher victorious in opener with new-look team at PointsBet Invitational

Brendan Bottcher victorious in opener with new-look team at PointsBet Invitational

FREDERICTON — Brendan Bottcher earned an 11-3 win over Landan Rooney Wednesday in the first round of the PointsBet Invitational. The second seed closed the game scoring six points between the sixth and eighth ends after being up 5-3.
NB Power 'paternalistic,' not negotiating fairly on dam project: Wolastoqey Nation

NB Power 'paternalistic,' not negotiating fairly on dam project: Wolastoqey Nation

FREDERICTON — The Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick says negotiations with the province's energy utility have broken down regarding a multibillion-dollar plan to upgrade the Mactaquac dam and generating station west of Fredericton.
Cyclist killed in motor vehicle collision on Highway 215 in Nova Scotia

Cyclist killed in motor vehicle collision on Highway 215 in Nova Scotia

PEMBROKE, NOVA SCOTIA — Police say they are investigating a motor vehicle collision that killed a cyclist in Pembroke, N.S. The RCMP says officers were called to Highway 215 late Saturday afternoon.
Police identify human remains found in N.B. as female; cause of death investigated

Police identify human remains found in N.B. as female; cause of death investigated

ST. JOHN, N.B. — Police say early investigations have identified human remains found in Long Wharf, N.B., as female.
Sexual assault nurse says N.B. premier's comments are a 'slap in the face'

Sexual assault nurse says N.B. premier's comments are a 'slap in the face'

FREDERICTON — Comments from New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs’s about a rape victim who was turned away after requesting a forensic exam are misleading and a “slap in the face” to nurses, a Fredericton sexual assault nurse examiner said Friday.
Worries over wetlands, turtles rejected as N.S. approves road for housing development

Worries over wetlands, turtles rejected as N.S. approves road for housing development

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Nova Scotia’s environment minister has rejected an application to halt an access road for a housing development near a wetland in a suburb of Halifax. The two appellants, William Zebedee and the Ecology Action Centre, requested
Calls grow to streamline licensing for doctors as health-care systems struggle

Calls grow to streamline licensing for doctors as health-care systems struggle

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — As Canadian health-care systems buckle under the weight of doctor shortages, the past president of the Canadian Medical Association is calling for a national licensing pathway for doctors — and some provinces are on board.
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