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New Brunswick child advocate offers critique of province's school LGBTQ policy

New Brunswick child advocate offers critique of province's school LGBTQ policy

FREDERICTON — Changes announced last week to New Brunswick's policy on sexual orientation in schools are "incredibly vague and shoddy" and could open the door to discrimination, the province's youth and child advocate warned Monday.
Higgs government faces caucus revolt over changes to LGBTQ school policy in N.B.

Higgs government faces caucus revolt over changes to LGBTQ school policy in N.B.

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs, facing a revolt from eight members of his caucus over changes made to the province's policy on sexual orientation in schools, said Thursday he is willing to call an election on the issue.
Irving Oil reviewing strategic options including possible sale

Irving Oil reviewing strategic options including possible sale

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Irving Oil says a strategic review of the company is underway and that it is looking at a series of options about its future, including a possible sale of the business.
Out of control New Brunswick wildfire is manageable, say fire officials

Out of control New Brunswick wildfire is manageable, say fire officials

SAINT ANDREWS, N.B. — Officials say a wildfire in the south of New Brunswick is still considered out of control, but it is manageable.
New Brunswick wildfire remains uncontained, but residents cleared to return home

New Brunswick wildfire remains uncontained, but residents cleared to return home

SAINT ANDREWS, N.B. — New Brunswick residents who were forced to leave their homes in the south of the province this week because of a raging wildfire are being told it's safe to return. Saint Andrews, N.B.
Southwestern New Brunswick fire improving, but still out of control, officials say

Southwestern New Brunswick fire improving, but still out of control, officials say

BOCABEC, N.B. — A forest fire that forced hundreds of evacuations and destroyed a home in southwestern New Brunswick remained out of control on Monday afternoon, though officials said they were hopeful things would soon change.
N.B. premier calls for calm amid review of policy on sexual orientation in schools

N.B. premier calls for calm amid review of policy on sexual orientation in schools

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's premier called for calm on Saturday as the province undertakes a contentious review of a policy on sexual orientation in schools.
N.B. government expands review of province's policy on sexual orientation in schools

N.B. government expands review of province's policy on sexual orientation in schools

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick government has expanded a review of the province's policy on sexual orientation in schools to include access to washroom facilities on the basis of gender identity.
Volunteers step up to help lone caretaker of centuries-old New Brunswick cemetery

Volunteers step up to help lone caretaker of centuries-old New Brunswick cemetery

FREDERICTON — After three decades of keeping watch over the dead at a New Brunswick cemetery, home to the final resting place for some of the province's most notable names, Peter Spence now has help.
Mountain Equipment Co. to open New Brunswick store amid East Coast expansion

Mountain Equipment Co. to open New Brunswick store amid East Coast expansion

MONCTON, N.B. — Outdoor retailer Mountain Equipment Co. is opening a new store in New Brunswick this summer as it expands its brick-and-mortar presence on Canada's East Coast.
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