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    New aquatic centre talks reach impasse as Fredericton pursues other options

    New aquatic centre talks reach impasse as Fredericton pursues other options


    The talks centered on a potential partnership between the city and the university to maintain the part of the building that houses the Sir Max Aitken Pool until a new centre...

    The talks centered on a potential partnership between the city and the university to maintain the part of the building that houses the Sir Max Aitken Pool until a new centre opens.

    New details on training for Cannabis NB employees

    New details on training for Cannabis NB employees


    New Brunswick is rolling out its plan to train its unionized workforce of budtenders — the retail workers who will sell cannabis at regulated storefronts. It's surprisingly...

    New Brunswick is rolling out its plan to train its unionized workforce of budtenders — the retail workers who will sell cannabis at regulated storefronts. It's surprisingly complicated.

    Mystery of missing 2017 standardized test results solved: the tests didn't happen

    Mystery of missing 2017 standardized test results solved: the tests didn't happen


    The New Brunswick government claims it has not released the results of 2017 math, science and reading assessments it promised from grades 4 and 10 students because tests were...

    The New Brunswick government claims it has not released the results of 2017 math, science and reading assessments it promised from grades 4 and 10 students because tests were cancelled.

    Bell Canada alerts customers after data breach

    Bell Canada alerts customers after data breach


    Bell Canada is alerting customers after hackers illegally accessed the information of fewer than 100,000 customers, the telecom giant told CBC...

    Bell Canada is alerting customers after hackers illegally accessed the information of fewer than 100,000 customers, the telecom giant told CBC News.

    French-immersion students score much higher on English tests than core students

    French-immersion students score much higher on English tests than core students


    Standardized test results released last week show wide discrepancies between french immersion and non-french immersion students in New Brunswick, the president of the New Brunswick Teachers Association...

    Standardized test results released last week show wide discrepancies between french immersion and non-french immersion students in New Brunswick, the president of the New Brunswick Teachers Association says.

    Officers' Square in Fredericton about to get $8.9M facelift

    Officers' Square in Fredericton about to get $8.9M facelift


    The city of Fredericton is moving forward with a new plan for the green space downtown, that will include a chilled rink and main stage. But it also means a loss of parking and space for the annual Harvest Jazz and Blues...

    The city of Fredericton is moving forward with a new plan for the green space downtown, that will include a chilled rink and main stage. But it also means a loss of parking and space for the annual Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival.

    Fredericton city council unanimously approves $45M Playhouse rebuild

    Fredericton city council unanimously approves $45M Playhouse rebuild


    Fredericton city council gave its final approval to build a new performing arts centre on land currently occupied by the Playhouse at Monday night's council...

    Fredericton city council gave its final approval to build a new performing arts centre on land currently occupied by the Playhouse at Monday night's council meeting.

    New snow crab fishing rules rein in use of ropes to protect North Atlantic right whales

    New snow crab fishing rules rein in use of ropes to protect North Atlantic right whales


    Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc has announced four new management measures for the snow crab fishery in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence to protect North Atlantic right whales, including reducing the amount of rope floating on the surface...

    Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc has announced four new management measures for the snow crab fishery in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence to protect North Atlantic right whales, including reducing the amount of rope floating on the surface of the water and mandatory reporting of all lost gear.

    Rockwood Park plot saved from development, but now what?

    Rockwood Park plot saved from development, but now what?


    Saint John Coun. Gary Sullivan is hoping people in the community will come forward with low-cost ideas to restore the natural setting at a controversial parcel of Rockwood Park...

    Saint John Coun. Gary Sullivan is hoping people in the community will come forward with low-cost ideas to restore the natural setting at a controversial parcel of Rockwood Park land.

    Blaine Higgs open to changing PC-negotiated forestry deal

    Blaine Higgs open to changing PC-negotiated forestry deal


    Progressive Conservative leader Blaine Higgs has opened the door to changing the 2014 forestry deal that his own party negotiated and...

    Progressive Conservative leader Blaine Higgs has opened the door to changing the 2014 forestry deal that his own party negotiated and signed.

    'Long overdue': New Brunswick considers domestic violence leave

    'Long overdue': New Brunswick considers domestic violence leave


    The Gallant government is proposing amendments to the New Brunswick Employment Standards Act that would allow workers experiencing domestic or intimate partner violence to take leave to deal with related...

    The Gallant government is proposing amendments to the New Brunswick Employment Standards Act that would allow workers experiencing domestic or intimate partner violence to take leave to deal with related issues.

    Dorchester prison lockdown ends after federal investigators find 'no danger' to staff

    Dorchester prison lockdown ends after federal investigators find 'no danger' to staff


    A three-day lockdown at Dorchester Penitentiary over staff safety concerns ended Sunday after federal investigators determined there was "no danger," according to the assistant warden of management...

    A three-day lockdown at Dorchester Penitentiary over staff safety concerns ended Sunday after federal investigators determined there was "no danger," according to the assistant warden of management services.