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First phase complete in eradication of smallmouth bass from Miramichi waters: group

First phase complete in eradication of smallmouth bass from Miramichi waters: group

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick group says it has completed the first phase of a chemical treatment aimed at eradicating an invasive fish species from the Miramichi watershed.

Deluge from post-tropical storm Earl causes flooding, washes out roads in St. John's

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Several roads have been flooded in and around St. John’s, N.L., as more than 200 millimetres of rain has fallen over parts of the province’s Avalon Peninsula since the weekend.

Flanagan runs fastest 5K ever on Canadian soil, Staehli wins women's title

MONCTON, N.B. — Ben Flanagan ran the fastest 5K ever recorded on Canadian soil to win the national championships on Sunday. Julie-Anne Staehli won the women's title at the Canadian 5K championships. Flanagan, a 27-year-old from Kitchener, Ont.
RCMP: Two more arrests made in alleged P.E.I. racial assault, charges expected

RCMP: Two more arrests made in alleged P.E.I. racial assault, charges expected

CHARLOTTETOWN — Two more people have been arrested in connection with an alleged assault in western Prince Edward Island last weekend that the premier has condemned as being racially motivated.
Hurricane Earl east of N.L. but brings powerful gusts to Avalon Peninsula

Hurricane Earl east of N.L. but brings powerful gusts to Avalon Peninsula

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Environment Canada has posted a wind warning for the Avalon Peninsula as post-tropical storm Earl is expected to pass east of Newfoundland.
Five workers remain in hospital after explosion last week at Newfoundland refinery

Five workers remain in hospital after explosion last week at Newfoundland refinery

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The owner of a refinery in Newfoundland says five of eight workers injured in a flash fire at the facility last Friday are still in hospital.
Nova Scotia records 'surprise' surplus of $350.9 million in 2021-22 fiscal year

Nova Scotia records 'surprise' surplus of $350.9 million in 2021-22 fiscal year

Nova Scotia has closed the books on the 2021-22 fiscal year, recording a $350.9-million surplus after forecasting a deficit of $584.9 million in the March 2021 budget. Finance Department officials say the $935.
10 law professors join calls for more oversight of Newfoundland and Labrador police

10 law professors join calls for more oversight of Newfoundland and Labrador police

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A group of law professors in Nova Scotia is joining calls for more civilian-led oversight of police in Newfoundland and Labrador, as the force grapples with allegations of sexual misconduct against its members.
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary changes policy amid sexual misconduct allegations

Royal Newfoundland Constabulary changes policy amid sexual misconduct allegations

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — As allegations of sexual misconduct and assault piled up against members of Newfoundland and Labrador's provincial police force last year, the force quietly introduced new rules about transporting members of the public.
P.E.I. premier condemns acts of 'racism and hate' at Acadian festival that injured 2

P.E.I. premier condemns acts of 'racism and hate' at Acadian festival that injured 2

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. — The premier of Prince Edward Island is condemning what he says were acts of "racism and hate" over the weekend at an Acadian festival west of the city of Summerside.
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