Some deli products containing broccoli recalled over Listeria concerns

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 14, 2021 7:26 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A recall has been issued … Read More

Ontarians look to Atlantic Canada for chance at better quality of life amid COVID-19 pandemic

Lee Larabie and her wife Rebecca had been dreaming of escaping Toronto for years, rattling off reasons for ditching the hustle and bustle of big-city life whenever the conversation came … Read More

Nova Scotia hospitals learning from rest of Canada about possible COVID patient spike

Health officials in Nova Scotia say they are learning from the rest of the country as it prepares for the arrival of a third wave of COVID-19. Nova Scotia has … Read More

More than 85% of Atlantic Canadians plan to get COVID-19 vaccination: survey

The majority of Atlantic Canadians are likely to get vaccinated for COVID-19 , according to a new survey. Halifax-based Narrative Research released its findings Wednesday. Read more: Canada hits vaccination milestone: … Read More

P.E.I. suspends use of AstraZeneca vaccine among young

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 29, 2021 11:28 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prince Edward Island has … Read More

Coronavirus: No new cases reported in New Brunswick for first time in 2021

New Brunswick reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, the first time it has done so this year. The province is also reporting that nine new people have recovered … Read More

N.L. chief medical officer warns of complacency as province records 100 new COVID-19 cases

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 11, 2021 5:01 pm     Updated February 11, 2021 5:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

N.L. reports 53 new cases of COVID-19, schools closed in St. John’s

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 10, 2021 2:59 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Heath officials in Newfoundland … Read More

Nova Scotia eases COVID-19 restrictions effective Monday

Nova Scotia health officials announced they are loosening coronavirus restrictions after reporting only eight active cases in the province. Effective Monday, the province is increasing gathering limits for events organized … Read More

A tale of two provinces: New Brunswick and Nova Scotia’s pandemic fortunes have diverged in 2021

After a summer marked by open borders and low COVID-19 cases across Atlantic Canada, the pandemic fortunes of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia have diverged in the first part of … Read More

Expert suggests New Brunswick on ‘knife edge’ as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

FREDERICTON – An epidemiologist says New Brunswick is teetering on a “knife edge” as it tries to prevent COVID-19 from spreading uncontrollably. University of Toronto professor Dr. David Fisman said … Read More

Number of Atlantic Canadians over 75 will double in 20 years, posing health-care challenges

HALIFAX – A new study says the number of seniors in Atlantic Canada will increase by 32 per cent over the next 20 years, putting added pressure on the region’s … Read More

Prince Edward Island looking to ease restrictions amid low COVID-19 infection rate

Prince Edward Island’s premier says public health orders should soon be eased across the province because of its low COVID-19 infection rate. “At a time when other jurisdictions are experiencing … Read More

Nova Scotia reports zero new cases of COVID-19 on Monday

Nova Scotia health officials reported no new cases of the coronavirus on Monday — the second time the province hasn’t reported a daily increase since the start of 2021. The … Read More

New Brunswick reports 31 new COVID-19 cases in record single-day spike

New Brunswick reported 31 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 110. This is the largest single-day increase in numbers New Brunswick … Read More

New Brunswick natural resources minister travelled to N.S. to see significant other for Christmas

New Brunswick natural resources minister Mike Holland left the province in order to see his significant other for Christmas, the premier’s office has confirmed. Nicolle Carlin, director of communications for … Read More

Nova Scotia reports 13 new COVID-19 cases, including 5 school-related cases

Nova Scotia health officials reported 13 new cases of the coronavirus on Friday and Saturday, five of which are linked to a private school in Dartmouth. The province says 11 … Read More

Atlantic First Nations building geothermal greenhouses to address food insecurity

The Potlotek First Nation in Cape Breton is one of several Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada that is launching a project to address food insecurity using a geothermal greenhouse that … Read More

HMCS Toronto and crew return home early in time for Christmas

As the HMCS Toronto pulled into its homeport at the Halifax Dockyard, there was one sailor onboard eager to touch land. Justin Steele was the first sailor off the ship … Read More

New Brunswick gives COVID-19 vaccination details, Nova Scotia releases stimulus list

New Brunswick announced its plan for the initial round of vaccine to be distributed next week as it reported four new cases of COVID-19 Thursday. Health Minister Dorothy Shephard said … Read More

Newfoundland town shuts down amid COVID concerns as province stays out of bubble

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Newfoundland and Labrador will stay out of the Atlantic bubble for at least another month as the province prepares to receive its first doses of the … Read More

P.E.I. reports no new cases of COVID-19 as provincial neighbours deal with outbreaks

Prince Edward Island is announcing no new cases, as its provincial neighbours are preparing updates later today to indicate whether there’s a continuing growth in their COVID-19 cases. The majority … Read More

N.L. tightens border, reports one new COVID case; six new cases reported in N.B.

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 30, 2020 4:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Newfoundland and Labrador is … Read More

Coronavirus: Atlantic University Sport cancels winter season

Atlantic University Sport will not proceed with a 2021 winter season as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization announced on Wednesday. In a press release, Atlantic University Sport … Read More

Halifax readies for sweeping coronavirus measures as cases trend upward

HALIFAX – People in Halifax are bracing for a series of tougher restrictions as the city deals with a rise in COVID-19 infections. Effective Thursday and for the next two … Read More

P.E.I. and N.L. step back from Atlantic bubble as COVID-19 cases rise

The provincial governments of Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador announced Monday morning that they are taking a break from the Atlantic bubble as COVID-19 cases rise in the … Read More

Lab error in N.L. leads to two unreported COVID-19 cases and a false positive

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 11, 2020 2:42 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Two cases of COVID-19 … Read More

N.B. reports no new coronavirus cases, 4 recoveries

New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday and four additional recoveries from the virus. That means there are now 17 active cases of COVID-19 … Read More

Atlantic Canada’s economy bounces back faster after region closes its doors: official

Chef Emily Wells was unsure what to expect as she opened the doors of her seasonal restaurant in rural Prince Edward Island the same day Canada’s four Atlantic provinces bubbled … Read More

‘The numbers don’t lie’: Atlantic bubble limits coronavirus despite local concerns

Laurie Leek has spent four of the past eight weeks alone in her home in St. John’s. She was alone for her birthday. She was alone in the weeks immediately … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador first in Atlantic Canada to launch COVID-19 app

Newfoundland and Labrador will be the first province in Atlantic Canada to launch a COVID Alert app. The app will provide up-to-date information and alerts in case of a COVID-19 … Read More

Blood drive organized in honour of Nova Scotia mass shooting victims

A blood drive in honour of the victims of April’s deadly mass shooting in Nova Scotia will take place this week in Milford, just north of Halifax. Peter MacDonald, Canadian … Read More

On small Maritime campuses, a reopening that for many means a quiet room, alone

At some of Canada’s smaller universities, academic life is set to resume amid the pandemic. But for many this year, the thrill of arriving on campus will be replaced by … Read More

Study says most Atlantic Canadians not travelling outside of home province

A study found that the majority of Atlantic Canadians have not taken advantage of the Atlantic bubble since it was announced in July, with only two in ten residents, on … Read More

The New Reality: Online sales boom for businesses that went digital during COVID-19

This is the 16th in a series of stories looking at the new reality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Maritimes. You can find the full series here. … Read More

P.E.I. reports 2 new coronavirus cases on Sunday

Prince Edward Island is reporting two additional cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total number of active cases on the island to five. The province’s chief public … Read More

Only 1 active case of coronavirus in New Brunswick, none in hospital on Sunday

There is only one active case of the novel coronavirus in New Brunswick on Sunday and there are no individuals in the hospital as a result of the disease. The … Read More

N.L. officials warn of COVID-19 risks with aging population as 3rd death reported in province

Early data suggests Newfoundland and Labrador has so far been successful in curtailing the spread of COVID-19, but officials are warning the province’s aging population creates particular risks. Premier Dwight … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador stresses physical distancing guidelines with 15 new COVID-19 cases

Newfoundland and Labrador’s top doctor says it’s important for people to realize that when they are self-isolating they should be staying on their own property and not travelling to visit … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador to provide COVID-19 update

Newfoundland and Labrador’s premier and the province’s top doctor are set to provide an update on the novel coronavirus pandemic on Sunday. Dr. Janice Fitzgerald and Premier Dwight Ball will … Read More

Health officials announce 4 new cases of COVID-19 on P.E.I.

Prince Edward Island’s top doctor has announced four new cases of COVID-19 in the province, bringing the total to nine. Dr. Heather Morrison, P.E.I.’s chief health officer, says she received … Read More

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