Nova Scotia choir students release music video after not being able to sing amid the pandemic

A group of Nova Scotia high school music students has produced a music video expressing how they feel about not being unable to take part in group singing due to … Read More

N.B. reports 23 new coronavirus cases Saturday, setting new single-day record

New Brunswick health officials held a rare weekend COVID-19 update as they announced a new record for the number of COVID-19 cases reported in the province in a single day. … Read More

New Brunswick reverses policy, will allow Canadians from outside Canada to visit close family

The New Brunswick government has abruptly changed its COVID-19 restriction which stopped at least one Canadian couple from entering the province to visit their sick mother, despite being cleared by … Read More

‘Covid doesn’t take holidays’: New Brunswick now has 76 active cases, the most at any one time

New Brunswick now has more active novel coronavirus cases than at any time since the pandemic began. Dr. Jennifer Russell, the province’s chief medical officer of health, announced on Monday … Read More

N.B. reports 14 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, active cases climb to 71

The number of novel coronavirus cases in New Brunswick continued to climb on Sunday as the province reported 14 new cases. There are now 71 active cases in the province, … Read More

N.B. doctor describes racism after COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton

After months of harassment and racist remarks, the doctor at the centre of a COVID-19 controversy that rocked New Brunswick says his life has been changed entirely. Dr. Jean Robert … Read More

New Brunswick reports no new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday

New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday. There are currently three active cases in the province. According to the province, there are 168 people … Read More

N.B. community pleased health officials will join screening process at U.S. border

Residents of St. Stephen, N.B., say they are pleased health officials will be assisting border agents screening people coming into Canada. Lisa Aronson, owner of The Five Kings Restaurant about … Read More

Should masks be mandatory in Atlantic Canada during COVID-19?

As a growing number of regions across Canada move to make the wearing of masks mandatory in public places, the hot-button issue remains up for debate in Atlantic Canada. The … Read More

No new coronavirus cases reported in New Brunswick on Monday

One active case of coronavirus remains in New Brunswick, as the province reported no new cases Monday. The most recent case was reported Thursday. The province reported at the time that … Read More

New Brunswick announces 9 new cases in Campbellton area as outbreak grows

New Brunswick health officials have announced nine new COVID-19 cases on Monday. All are located in the region of Campbellton, N.B., also known as Zone 5, and bring the total … Read More

New Brunswick to mandate face coverings in public buildings, reports no new COVID-19 cases

New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, a day after reporting its first death related to the disease. That puts the province at a … Read More

New Brunswick reports no new cases of COVID-19 day after first coronavirus death

New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, a day after reporting its first death related to the disease. That puts the province at a … Read More

New Brunswick records first COVID-19-related death

New Brunswick has recorded the first COVID-19 death in the province. The death is linked to the ongoing outbreak in Zone 5, the region of Campbellton, N.B. The cluster has … Read More

First New Brunswick COVID-19 death involves resident at Atholville long-term care home

New Brunswick has recorded the first COVID-19 death in the province. The death is linked to the ongoing outbreak in Zone 5, the region of Campbellton, N.B. The cluster has … Read More

1 new case of COVID-19 in N.B., with all 13 active cases located in the Campbellton region

New Brunswick announced one new case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, a person aged 80 to 89 “linked to” the Manior de la Vallee long-term care facility in Atholville, N.B. There … Read More

The New Reality: What can Canada learn from Denmark’s return to class?

This is the seventh 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

B.C. woman does not qualify for compassionate travel exemption to bury mother in New Brunswick

A Vancouver woman is asking New Brunswick to review the province’s COVID-19 travel restrictions after being denied permission to enter the province in order to bury her mother. Lesley Shannon, … Read More

New Brunswick reports no new cases on first day of new COVID-19 recovery phase

New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of novel coronavirus on Saturday, the first full day of the ‘yellow’ phase in its COVID-19 recovery plan. The total number of cases … Read More

New Brunswick reverses ban on temporary foreign workers

New Brunswick has reversed its ban on temporary foreign workers almost a month after it was first announced. Premier Blaine Higgs said that the decision was made by the all-party … Read More

New Brunswick to move to third COVID-19 recovery phase Friday

Posted May 22, 2020 8:31 am Updated May 22, 2020 9:09 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Details on New Brunswick’s … Read More

Gyms, hair salons to open as N.B. enters third COVID-19 recovery phase

The third phase of New Brunswick’s COVID-19 recovery plan begins on Friday and will be rolled out over the course of several weeks. As of Friday, New Brunswickers will be … Read More

New Brunswick teacher helps write children’s book about dealing with COVID-19

A New Brunswick teacher has written a book that he hopes will help kids around the globe open up to their parents about the stresses of living with the COVID-19 … Read More

New Brunswick farmers warn of consequences of ban on foreign workers

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 21, 2020 11:13 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A coalition of agriculture groups … Read More

N.B. producers say its not too late to salvage season as Higgs wavers on temporary foreign worker ban

Some New Brunswick agricultural producers say they should be able to salvage their season should the government allow temporary foreign workers to enter the province. On Tuesday, at a virtual … Read More

All 120 COVID-19 cases in New Brunswick have now recovered

Posted May 16, 2020 11:45 am Updated May 16, 2020 11:48 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ All 120 cases of … Read More

The New Reality: Bubble between N.B. and P.E.I. ‘best bet’ for tourism industry, travel

This is the third 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

New Brunswick man first to donate convalescent plasma in Atlantic Canada

A New Brunswick man said his effort to assist those suffering from COVID-19 was very easy. All that he had to do was donate his plasma. On Thursday, Atlantic Canada … Read More

New Brunswick reports no new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday

On Saturday, New Brunswick reported no new cases of COVID-19. That means the total number of cases in the province remains at 120. Health officials say that 118 people have … Read More

N.B. expected to release phase two of coronavirus recovery plan

Phase two of New Brunswick’s COVID-19 recovery plan is expected to be revealed at the province’s public health update on Friday. At Wednesday’s public health briefing Premier Blaine Higgs told … Read More

New Brunswick returns to no new cases of coronavirus on Thursday

New Brunswick announced on Thursday that it has found no new cases of the coronavirus. The announcement is good news from New Brunswick’s provincial government after back-to-back days of finding … Read More

N.B. announces new case of COVID-19 for second day in a row, plans to continue with recovery plan

After a 16-day streak of no new cases of COVID-19, New Brunswick has announced new cases on back-to-back days. The number of confirmed cases now stands at 120, with two … Read More

Coronavirus: All 118 cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick have now recovered

New Brunswick says all 118 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the province have recovered at this time. As of Saturday, the province says it has not detected … Read More

People with visual impairments struggling to access essentials during coronavirus restrictions

According to the CNIB Foundation of New Brunswick, residents with visual impairments are struggling to navigate their communities amid coronavirus restrictions. Christine Kennedy-Babineau, the program and resource development manager for … Read More

N.B. political consensus fractures over temporary foreign workers amid push to recall legislature

Disagreements over the decision to ban temporary foreign workers from New Brunswick are exposing cracks in the political consensus that has ruled the province’s COVID-19 response. Premier Blaine Higgs announced … Read More

N.B. to launch new website for 600 positions left vacant without temporary foreign workers

New Brunswick will launch a website that will pair workers with vacant positions that are normally filled by temporary foreign workers. The provincial government announced earlier this week that it … Read More

Household Bubbles: What they are and why New Brunswick is using them in response to COVID-19

New Brunswick revealed a new system on Friday that officials hope will allow residents a chance to socialize and interact with individuals outside their immediate household as the coronavirus crisis … Read More

How New Brunswick’s four-step plan to recover from COVID-19 works

New Brunswick is the first province in Canada to begin relaxing the restrictions it put in place to control the spread of the novel coronavirus. On April 24, Premier Blaine … Read More

New Brunswick economic recovery plan coming soon as province moves toward ‘new normal’

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs said an economic recovery plan is “coming very, very soon” as the province announced no new cases of the novel coronavirus for the fifth day … Read More

New Brunswick reports single additional case of coronavirus

New Brunswick says it has recorded its first new COVID-19 case in three days.The province announced on Saturday that they have detected a single additional case, bringing the total number … Read More

N.B. youth shares story of 106-year-old great grandmother who has lived through two pandemics

Most people experiencing the novel coronavirus pandemic have never experienced anything like this, but one New Brunswick woman has been through it twice. Twelve-year-old Anna Stocker has written a story … Read More

Blaine Higgs suggests N.B. could be first province to reopen as no coronavirus cases reported Thursday

New Brunswick’s premier suggested on Thursday that the province could be among the first areas in Canada to reopen, saying that if things continue to improve a decision could come … Read More

Canadians resort to cutting their own hair amid COVID-19 pandemic

To prevent the virus from spreading, experts recommend frequent handwashing and coughing into your sleeve. They also recommend minimizing contact with others, staying home as much as possible and maintaining a distance of two metres from other people if you go out.

Maritimers celebrate safe return home after risk-filled journey from Guatemala

Two Maritimers and one Albertan have finally returned to Canada, after spending more than a week stranded in Guatemala in the midst of a pandemic. Indigo Christ of Halifax, Laura … Read More

New Brunswick continues attempt to ‘slow down’ spread of coronavirus

New Brunswick is set to address its efforts to contain and slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus in the province on Thursday. Officials announced Wednesday there are now … Read More

NS, NB pharmacies restrict medication fills to avoid shortages during COVID-19

Pharmacies in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick are restricting access to medication to avoid drug shortages while the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps through the Maritimes. On Wednesday, health professionals in both … Read More

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