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Prince Edward Island to begin COVID-19 wastewater testing in two cities

Prince Edward Island to begin COVID-19 wastewater testing in two cities

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island says it will start testing wastewater in two cities for COVID-19. The province's chief medical officer of health, Dr. Heather Morrison, says testing will begin Thursday in Charlottetown and Summerside.
Prince Edward Island health officials report one more COVID-19 death

Prince Edward Island health officials report one more COVID-19 death

CHARLOTTETOWN — Health officials in Prince Edward Island are reporting one more COVID-19-related death in the province in the last week.
New Brunswick RCMP officer cleared of criminal charges in 2021 shooting

New Brunswick RCMP officer cleared of criminal charges in 2021 shooting

ST. STEPHEN, N.B. — Nova Scotia's independent police watchdog has concluded there are no grounds for criminal charges after an RCMP officer shot and wounded a man in St. Stephen, N.B., last year.
Performers anxious as East Coast Music Awards week set to begin in Fredericton

Performers anxious as East Coast Music Awards week set to begin in Fredericton

FREDERICTON — Andy McLean remembers arriving in Saskatoon in March 2020 for the Juno Awards, only for the event celebrating Canada's music industry to be cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Health officials say COVID-19 claimed 15 more lives in New Brunswick last week

Health officials say COVID-19 claimed 15 more lives in New Brunswick last week

FREDERICTON — COVID-19 claimed the lives of 15 people last week in New Brunswick. The latest deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus are included in a report for the period of April 24-30.
Man drowns in lake in Newfoundland and Labrador after falling out of fishing boat

Man drowns in lake in Newfoundland and Labrador after falling out of fishing boat

GREEN'S HARBOUR, N.L. — A 73-year-old man is dead following a boating accident early today in Newfoundland and Labrador. RCMP say a man and woman launched a small boat to go fishing in Scotch Pond, about 60 kilometres west of St. John's, N.L.
Sex assault trial set for N.L. lawyer whose identity is shielded by publication ban

Sex assault trial set for N.L. lawyer whose identity is shielded by publication ban

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The case of a Newfoundland and Labrador lawyer accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl is set for trial next spring, following an arraignment Monday in provincial Supreme Court.

QMJHL Roundup: Sea Dogs finish season on 15-game winning streak

MONCTON, N.B. — Josh Lawrence scored a short-handed goal and also notched an assist as the Saint John Sea Dogs ended their regular season on a 15-game win streak after beating the Moncton Wildcats 4-2 Saturday in the QMJHL.

QMJHL Roundup: Sea Dogs win 14th straight with 14-2 demolishment of Eagles

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Peter Reynolds scored four goals and racked up six points as the Saint John Sea Dogs won their 14th straight game with a 14-2 evisceration of the Cape Breton Eagles.
Newfoundland and Labrador reports two new deaths attributed to COVID-19

Newfoundland and Labrador reports two new deaths attributed to COVID-19

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting two more deaths today attributed to COVID-19 as well as a slight drop in hospitalizations.
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