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First Nations in N.B. sign agreement with one forestry company named in title claim

First Nations in N.B. sign agreement with one forestry company named in title claim

FREDERICTON — Six Wolastoqey communities in New Brunswick have signed a memorandum of understanding with one of the companies named in a major lawsuit filed by the First Nations, who are seeking to reclaim title over large swaths of the province.
New Brunswick to set caps on disaster financial assistance for homeowners

New Brunswick to set caps on disaster financial assistance for homeowners

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick government announced Wednesday it is capping financial compensation for properties that repeatedly experience damage from climate-related disasters.
N.B. mental health activist says failure to name provincial advocate is 'insulting'

N.B. mental health activist says failure to name provincial advocate is 'insulting'

MONCTON, N.B. — A longtime New Brunswick mental health activist says it is insulting that the province hasn't appointed a mental health advocate even though the legislature unanimously approved the position more than three years ago.

QMJHL roundup: Dumais nets 7 points as Mooseheads crush Wildcats 11-3

MONCTON, N.B. — Jordan Dumais scored four goals and added three assists as the visiting Halifax Mooseheads crushed the Monton Wildcats 11-3 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action on Sunday.

QMJHL Roundup: Roy, Melansons' five-point efforts lead Phoenix past Sea Dogs 8-2

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Joshua Roy had a hat trick and two assists, Jacob Melanson added two goals and three assists and the Sherbrooke Phoenix pummelled the Saint John Sea Dogs 8-2 on Friday.
New Brunswick scraps controversial overhaul of French immersion in province's schools

New Brunswick scraps controversial overhaul of French immersion in province's schools

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick parents group says the government’s decision to abandon a controversial French-language education reform planned for this fall is a major win for the province.
New Brunswick adopts Ottawa's carbon pricing plan, but premier isn't happy about it

New Brunswick adopts Ottawa's carbon pricing plan, but premier isn't happy about it

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs says his government will align the province's carbon pricing plan with Ottawa's so-called backstop program.
Crown acknowledges that sentence of N.B. Mountie killer should be reduced

Crown acknowledges that sentence of N.B. Mountie killer should be reduced

FREDERICTON — Crown prosecutors have formally acknowledged that the sentence for a New Brunswick man who fatally shot three Mounties must be amended so he can apply for parole after serving 25 years.
Fredericton man loses family members in Turkey earthquake, others living in car

Fredericton man loses family members in Turkey earthquake, others living in car

FREDERICTON — Ahmed Hallaq's mother was attending to her morning prayers in the family's apartment in central Turkey last week when she saw the ceiling lamps start to sway.
New Brunswick health authority boasts about improvements in hospital services

New Brunswick health authority boasts about improvements in hospital services

FREDERICTON — The president of one of New Brunswick's two major health authorities says staff recruitment and retention is the biggest concern faced by the organization.
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