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Insurance Bureau ups estimate of hurricane Fiona insured damages to $800 million

Insurance Bureau ups estimate of hurricane Fiona insured damages to $800 million

TORONTO — The Insurance Bureau of Canada is estimating insured damages from hurricane Fiona will now reach $800 million. The figure is higher than the bureau's original estimate of $660 million.
New Brunswick man who killed three Mounties in 2014 files appeal of stiff sentence

New Brunswick man who killed three Mounties in 2014 files appeal of stiff sentence

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick man who fatally shot three Mounties eight years ago has applied to the province's highest court to have his precedent-setting sentence drastically reduced.
Son of New Brunswick journalist charged with second-degree murder in father's death

Son of New Brunswick journalist charged with second-degree murder in father's death

SAINT-SIMON, N.B. — New Brunswick RCMP say a 29-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder following the death of a well-known journalist in the province. The RCMP said in a news release that Philippe Hébert, who was arrested Dec.
Court rejects lawsuits filed by former cabinet ministers in Newfoundland and Labrador

Court rejects lawsuits filed by former cabinet ministers in Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A court in Newfoundland and Labrador has rejected separate lawsuits filed by two former cabinet ministers who were kicked out of the Liberal caucus four years ago.
Birth of nine calves sparks hope for endangered North Atlantic right whales

Birth of nine calves sparks hope for endangered North Atlantic right whales

FREDERICTON — Scientists who study the endangered North Atlantic right whale are cautiously optimistic about the current breeding season after nine calves were spotted during its first few weeks.

US beats Germany 11-1 in junior hockey quarterfinals

MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) — Minnesota freshman Logan Cooley had three goals and an assist and UMass sophomore Ryan Ufko set up five goals as the United States beat Germany 11-1 on Monday in the quarterfinals of the world junior hockey championship.
Stjernborg's short-handed goal leads Sweden over Finland in world junior quarterfinal

Stjernborg's short-handed goal leads Sweden over Finland in world junior quarterfinal

MONCTON, N.B. — Victor Stjernborg scored a short-handed goal with 65 seconds remaining and Sweden defeated rival Finland 3-2 in quarterfinal action Monday at the world junior hockey championship.
Minimum wage on Prince Edward Island set to increase to $14.50 today

Minimum wage on Prince Edward Island set to increase to $14.50 today

CHARLOTTETOWN — The first of two increases that will boost Prince Edward Island's minimum wage to $15 by the end of the year comes into effect on Sunday.

US wins Group B in world junior hockey, beating Finland 6-2

MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) — Minnesota freshman Jimmy Snuggerud had a goal and three assists and the United States beat Finland 6-2 on Saturday to win Group B in the world junior hockey championship.
World juniors: Americans finish group play in first after win over Finns

World juniors: Americans finish group play in first after win over Finns

MONCTON, N.B. — The U.S. wrapped round-robin play at the world junior hockey championship Saturday with a decisive 6-2 victory over Finland.
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