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P.E.I. asking Ottawa to change name of Confederation Bridge to Epekwitk Crossing

P.E.I. asking Ottawa to change name of Confederation Bridge to Epekwitk Crossing

CHARLOTTETOWN — Members of the Prince Edward Island legislature voted unanimously Friday to ask the federal government to change the name of the Confederation Bridge to Epekwitk Crossing.

QMJHL Roundup: Sea Dogs top Eagles to win 13th straight game

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Brady Burns scored two goals to lead the Saint John Sea Dogs to their 13th victory in a row with a 4-1 win over the Cape Breton Eagles Thursday in the QMJHL.
N.L.'s Quidi Vidi village drops 'plantation' from building name ahead of royal visit

N.L.'s Quidi Vidi village drops 'plantation' from building name ahead of royal visit

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A historic fishing neighbourhood in Newfoundland and Labrador's capital is renaming of one its buildings less than a month ahead of a visit by Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, the city confirmed Thursday.
Thousands raised for N.B. roadside potato-man statue in need of many fixings

Thousands raised for N.B. roadside potato-man statue in need of many fixings

MAUGERVILLE, N.B. — A fundraising campaign is underway in New Brunswick for an aging roadside potato man in need of a hip replacement and a new set of knees.
By 2043, Atlantic provinces will have highest proportion of seniors over 85: census

By 2043, Atlantic provinces will have highest proportion of seniors over 85: census

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Simone McDonald is one of just four students at the school in McCallum, a community of fewer than 50 houses — some of them empty — tucked between two rocky slopes along the south coast of Newfoundland.

QMJHL: Desnoyers and Jones help Mooseheads rally to shootout win over Wildcats

MONCTON, N.B. — Elliot Desnoyers and Zack Jones both scored in the shootout as the Halifax Mooseheads rallied past the Moncton Wildcats 6-5 on Tuesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.
New Brunswick health officials report drop in new COVID-19 cases, deaths

New Brunswick health officials report drop in new COVID-19 cases, deaths

FREDERICTON — COVID-19 claimed the lives of six more people in New Brunswick over the past week, bringing the number of total deaths since the pandemic began to 384.
P.E.I. health officials say mask mandate to end May 6 as COVID cases trend downward

P.E.I. health officials say mask mandate to end May 6 as COVID cases trend downward

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island health officials say new COVID-19 cases are declining and the province will end its pandemic-related mask mandate on May 6. Chief public health officer Dr.
N.B. police say fatal shooting of 18-year-old Joedin Leger in Moncton was a homicide

N.B. police say fatal shooting of 18-year-old Joedin Leger in Moncton was a homicide

MONCTON, N.B. — New Brunswick police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting Monday morning in Moncton, N.B., as 18-year-old Joedin Leger. They say they are investigating his death as a homicide.
New Brunswick RCMP say 18-year-old man dies after shooting in Moncton

New Brunswick RCMP say 18-year-old man dies after shooting in Moncton

MONCTON, N.B. — New Brunswick RCMP say an 18-year-old man is dead after a shooting early Monday in Moncton, N.B. RCMP spokesman Cpl. Hans Ouellette said in an interview today that police responded to an address on Logan Lane around 6:10 a.m.
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