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

COVID-19 outbreak in zone 5 ends as New Brunswick warns against holiday gatherings

New Brunswick says the COVID-19 outbreak in zone 5, or the Campbellton-area, has been declared over, the province’s health officials announced on Thursday. That outbreak in Campbellton began on Oct. … Read More

New Brunswick to provide COVID-19 update Thursday

New Brunswick is set to provide an update on the state of COVID-19 Thursday. Premier Blaine Higgs and chief of health Dr. Jennifer Russell will lead the televised update at … Read More

COVID-19 outbreak in zone 5 ended as New Brunswick warns against holiday gatherings

New Brunswick says the COVID-19 outbreak in zone 5, or the Campbellton-area, has been declared over, the province’s health officials announced on Thursday. That outbreak in Campbellton began on Oct. … Read More

New Brunswick reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, ends Atlantic bubble

New Brunswick called it quits on the coronavirus border deal with neighbouring provinces and reported 12 new cases on Thursday. Eight of these cases were detected in the Saint John … 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 moves Saint John area to orange phase as 9 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday

New Brunswick health officials will move the Saint John region to the orange level of the province’s coronavirus recovery plan as the number of cases in the region has doubled … Read More

N.B. advises no travel for the holidays amid COVID-19, Moncton returns to orange phase

New Brunswick health officials are moving one region back to the orange phase of COVID-19 recovery as four new cases of COVID-19 are reported on Thursday. Three of the new … Read More

New Brunswick premier crows about province’s pandemic response in throne speech

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 17, 2020 1:12 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Premier Blaine Higgs says … Read More

New Brunswick government crows about province’s pandemic response in throne speech

FREDERICTON – Premier Blaine Higgs’ government congratulated itself Tuesday for handling the COVID-19 pandemic better than most jurisdictions, saying in a throne speech that New Brunswick had received “positive reviews … Read More

No new coronavirus cases in New Brunswick for 2nd day in a row, 4 recoveries

New Brunswick is reporting no new coronavirus cases and four recoveries from the virus on Tuesday. That pushes the number of active cases in the province down to 29. New … Read More

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

Civil liberties group launches legal action against N.B. for greater abortion access

FREDERICTON – A national civil liberties group has filed legal notice in the first stage of a suit against the New Brunswick government for lack of access to abortion. The … Read More

Civil rights group prepares lawsuit on ‘discriminatory’ N.B. abortion law

FREDERICTON – A civil rights group is threatening New Brunswick’s government with a lawsuit to force the province to repeal its abortion-related legislation and to make the procedure more widely … 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

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

Security removes tents from protesters during vigil for Clinic 554 at N.B. legislature

In a protest and vigil for Clinic 554 and abortion rights in New Brunswick, two tents set up by protesters were removed by a legislature security official who, a law … 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

PC Leader Blaine Higgs offers shifting answers on abortion funding in New Brunswick

The New Brunswick election campaign continued on Friday with PC Leader Blaine Higgs shifting goalposts when pressed by reporters on what it would take for him to fund abortions in … Read More

New Brunswick reports no new COVID-19 cases; updates rules on social distancing

The province is reporting no new cases of coronavirus on Monday and 15 active cases remain. Officials also said that effective Monday, physical distancing regulations in public areas with seating, … Read More

Campbellton doctor accused in COVID-19 outbreak faces provincial charge, lawyer calls ‘scapegoating’

The doctor accused of setting off the coronavirus outbreak in Campbellton, N.B., in May has been charged with a provincial offence under the provincial Emergency Measures Act. Dr. Jean Robert … Read More

Campbellton doctor accused in COVID-19 outbreak faces provincial charge, lawyer calls it ‘scapegoating’

The doctor accused of setting off the coronavirus outbreak in Campbellton, N.B., in May has been charged with a provincial offence under the provincial Emergency Measures Act. Dr. Jean Robert … 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

There are now 5 active cases of coronavirus in New Brunswick

The number of active novel coronavirus cases in New Brunswick continued its upward trajectory on Monday as the province reported one additional case of COVID-19. According to the New Brunswick … 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

New Brunswick reports 1 new case of COVID-19 on Wednesday

New Brunswick is reporting one new case of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday. Health officials say the case involves a temporary foreign worker between the ages of 20 and 29 … 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 reports no new cases of coronavirus on Thursday

New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, the ninth day in a row for the province. As a result, there remain 165 total cases of … Read More

New Brunswick marks 1 week since new cases reported in province on Tuesday

New Brunswick is reminding residents to follow protective measures against COVID-19, even as the province marks one week since new cases were detected. There remain 165 confirmed cases of COVID-19 … Read More

New Brunswick launches COVID-19 dashboard, reports no new cases on Monday

The New Brunswick government has launched a new online COVID-19 dashboard that is meant to provide quick access to information regarding the pandemic in the province. The dashboard, which can … 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

All active COVID-19 cases in N.B. remain linked to doctor that failed to self-isolate

New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 on Monday despite processing more than 2,000 tests in the previous 24 hours. There are 132 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in … 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 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 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

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

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

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