New Brunswick reports 1 new coronavirus case on Friday, potential exposure notice in Moncton

New Brunswick is reporting a single new case of COVID-19 on Friday as it issues a warning about potential exposure to the virus in Moncton. Health officials say the new … Read More

New Brunswick Medical Society warns of health-care gaps after Clinic 554 closes

New Brunswick’s only clinic offering abortions outside of hospitals and family care practice Clinic 554 has closed its doors to most of its patients. The New Brunswick Medical Society now … Read More

36 Canadian senators call for New Brunswick to ensure access to abortion

On Tuesday, 36 senators from across Canada signed a call for access to reproductive rights in New Brunswick after Premier Blaine Higgs said funding Clinic 554 would be a “slippery … Read More

Fredericton councillors reconsidering opening meetings with poem after poet laureate reads abortion verse

Fredericton city council is considering ending the custom of opening public meetings with a poem after the city’s poet laureate read lyrical verses about abortion during a meeting Monday night. … Read More

Clinic 554 looking into class-action lawsuit over abortion access in New Brunswick

A class-action lawsuit could be brought against the New Brunswick government for allegedly limiting abortion access in the province. Dr. Adrian Edgar is the current owner of Clinic 554, the … Read More

University of New Brunswick developing portable coronavirus diagnostic tests

Researchers at the University of New Brunswick are coming up with a faster way to diagnose COVID-19 with point-of-care devices that can be used by clinicians. Read more: Why COVID-19 … 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

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 directing women to receive abortions at hospitals dealing with COVID-19

In the midst of a global pandemic, women in New Brunswick are being instructed to access abortion services at the same hospitals used to treat those who are ill from … Read More

Parents concerned about New Brunswick’s plans for home learning

With New Brunswick schools closed for the rest of the school year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, parents in the province are bracing themselves for a new challenge: … Read More

Coronavirus: Small business in New Brunswick optimistic after Ottawa announces wage subsidy

One small business owner in New Brunswick is feeling a sense of relief after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the federal government plans to subsidize 75 per cent of wages … Read More