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    Ski season starts early at Crabbe Mountain this year

    Ski season starts early at Crabbe Mountain this year


    Crabbe Mountain, a ski area about 54 kilometres north of Fredericton, is opening its bunny hill a little less than a month before the start of the regular...

    Crabbe Mountain, a ski area about 54 kilometres north of Fredericton, is opening its bunny hill a little less than a month before the start of the regular season.

    Moncton byelection pits newcomers against longtime politician

    Moncton byelection pits newcomers against longtime politician


    A municipal byelection in Moncton's growing Ward 3 pits a longtime politician who previously held the seat against four political...

    A municipal byelection in Moncton's growing Ward 3 pits a longtime politician who previously held the seat against four political newcomers.

    Tories consult People's Alliance, leave Greens out in the cold

    Tories consult People's Alliance, leave Greens out in the cold


    Premier Blaine Higgs’s promise to co-operate with all parties in the New Brunswick legislature is evolving into a close relationship with the party that already agrees with him — and a decision to not consult the party that he considers...

    Premier Blaine Higgs’s promise to co-operate with all parties in the New Brunswick legislature is evolving into a close relationship with the party that already agrees with him — and a decision to not consult the party that he considers “adversarial.”

    First Nation builds tunnel under highway after death of young mother

    First Nation builds tunnel under highway after death of young mother


    A pedestrian tunnel on Kingclear First Nation is now under construction, just 10 weeks after a young woman from the community was struck and killed trying to cross Route...

    A pedestrian tunnel on Kingclear First Nation is now under construction, just 10 weeks after a young woman from the community was struck and killed trying to cross Route 102.

    Qalipu First Nation and Canada announce reassessment of 58,000 membership applications

    Qalipu First Nation and Canada announce reassessment of 58,000 membership applications


    The contentious development of Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation's membership list has taken another step backwards after Canada and the band announced Thursday that 58,000 applications are to be...

    The contentious development of Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation's membership list has taken another step backwards after Canada and the band announced Thursday that 58,000 applications are to be reassessed.

    Higgs works on 'backup plan' while he fights carbon tax

    Higgs works on 'backup plan' while he fights carbon tax


    ​Premier Blaine Higgs says he’ll stick with his plan to challenge Ottawa’s carbon tax in court but will also develop a “backup plan” while he waits for the legal fight to play...

    ​Premier Blaine Higgs says he’ll stick with his plan to challenge Ottawa’s carbon tax in court but will also develop a “backup plan” while he waits for the legal fight to play out.

    Begging to die: Volunteer on mission to help homeless in Fredericton

    Begging to die: Volunteer on mission to help homeless in Fredericton


    Inside a tent next to him in Fredericton's downtown, Jim Oickle can hear the sounds of men groaning and begging to die late at...

    Inside a tent next to him in Fredericton's downtown, Jim Oickle can hear the sounds of men groaning and begging to die late at night.

    Saint John Santa parade to bypass causeway

    Saint John Santa parade to bypass causeway


    Santa has brought Saint Johners an early present this year: Less traffic caused by his...

    Santa has brought Saint Johners an early present this year: Less traffic caused by his parade.

    After a lifetime on streets or in jail, one man rescued by new kind of housing

    After a lifetime on streets or in jail, one man rescued by new kind of housing


    A new housing program in Moncton that serves people who are living on the streets and struggling with mental illness and addiction is proving to be a success for some of the city's "chronically...

    A new housing program in Moncton that serves people who are living on the streets and struggling with mental illness and addiction is proving to be a success for some of the city's "chronically homeless."

    Gallant will enjoy financial perks of decision to stay Liberal leader until successor found

    Gallant will enjoy financial perks of decision to stay Liberal leader until successor found


    Former premier Brian Gallant's decision to remain as party leader while Liberals choose a replacement departs from the normal practice of provincial leaders stepping aside quickly following a resignation...

    Former premier Brian Gallant's decision to remain as party leader while Liberals choose a replacement departs from the normal practice of provincial leaders stepping aside quickly following a resignation announcement.

    Snowstorm creates slippery roads for drivers across province

    Snowstorm creates slippery roads for drivers across province


    Motorists are being advised to drive with caution as a major snowstorm causes slippery road conditions across the...

    Motorists are being advised to drive with caution as a major snowstorm causes slippery road conditions across the province.

    Senior trapped in apartment for 3 days during power outage

    Senior trapped in apartment for 3 days during power outage


    A wind storm that knocked out power to more than 100,000 New Brunswickers didn't just leave Frankie Gillespie in the dark. It left her...

    A wind storm that knocked out power to more than 100,000 New Brunswickers didn't just leave Frankie Gillespie in the dark. It left her trapped.

    Moncton has 'obligation to act' in fight against homelessness in city

    Moncton has 'obligation to act' in fight against homelessness in city


    A Moncton councillor says the city should take a greater role in tackling homelessness, starting with temporary funding to get people off the streets this...

    A Moncton councillor says the city should take a greater role in tackling homelessness, starting with temporary funding to get people off the streets this winter.

    'Unspeakable': family mourns Good Samaritan killed in highway crash

    'Unspeakable': family mourns Good Samaritan killed in highway crash


    Relatives say Jennifer Sullivan Snow of Oromocto, N.B., was the sort of person who 'didn't have it in her' to pass by someone needing...

    Relatives say Jennifer Sullivan Snow of Oromocto, N.B., was the sort of person who 'didn't have it in her' to pass by someone needing help.

    RCMP arrest suspect in 20 gas thefts

    RCMP arrest suspect in 20 gas thefts


    A Moncton-area man has been arrested after 20 gas thefts in southeast New Brunswick, police said...

    A Moncton-area man has been arrested after 20 gas thefts in southeast New Brunswick, police said Thursday.

    'Break out the signs': Shale gas foes take to the streets again

    'Break out the signs': Shale gas foes take to the streets again


    About two dozen anti-shale gas protesters waved signs to the beat of a drum on Thursday outside a Moncton hotel hosting a meeting to discuss natural gas supplies in the...

    About two dozen anti-shale gas protesters waved signs to the beat of a drum on Thursday outside a Moncton hotel hosting a meeting to discuss natural gas supplies in the Maritimes.

    Gallant's regrets turn to successes in 'jaded' Liberal leader's farewell

    Gallant's regrets turn to successes in 'jaded' Liberal leader's farewell


    The newly humbled, newly contrite Brian Gallant was a little less humble, a little less contrite Thursday as he announced he would resign as leader of New Brunswick's Liberal...

    The newly humbled, newly contrite Brian Gallant was a little less humble, a little less contrite Thursday as he announced he would resign as leader of New Brunswick's Liberal Party.

    Fredericton homeless shelters finding more people at the door

    Fredericton homeless shelters finding more people at the door


    The executive director of Fredericton's homeless shelters says the number of people using the service has increased by 50 since 2015, and there will be more if the government doesn't step...

    The executive director of Fredericton's homeless shelters says the number of people using the service has increased by 50 since 2015, and there will be more if the government doesn't step up.