More construction is scheduled for the Princess Margaret Bridge in Fredericton this summer, but the province says there should be little disruption of traffic.  Engineer Kyle Wright, construction manager for the bridge with the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, said this…
Several quotes attributed to Finance Minister Cathy Rogers in a Tuesday press release matched quotes, word for word, ascribed to Premier Brian Gallant and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser four months ago. But according to the province, they were not plagiarized. "It is not unusual…
A New Brunswick woman believes the stage-four breast cancer she was diagnosed with in February is connected to her 17 years as a volunteer firefighter. Jo-Anne Colford said the constant exposure to smoke and toxic fumes, coupled with a lack of…
Airlines won't be allowed to bump passengers from a flight against their will under a new passenger bill of rights introduced Tuesday by Transportation Minister Marc Garneau. That change is part of a package of amendments to the Canada Transportation…
The Conservative Senate leadership has kicked Nova Scotia Senator Stephen Greene out of the Tory caucus just hours before he was set to have dinner with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Greene, who was appointed in 2009 by former prime minister…
MONCTON, N.B. -- An expert in tactical operations said emergency response teams were "confused" when they arrived on the scene of a 2014 shooting rampage in Moncton, N.B., and did not feel they had the appropriate firearms for the situation.…
Canada's auditor general has found the RCMP is not meeting the mental health needs of its officers. Despite introducing a mental health strategy three years ago, Michael Ferguson says it was never fully implemented and top brass starved it of…
Service New Brunswick quietly posted revisions to the assessment and tax bills of 1,285 properties over the weekend, offering further evidence that a new assessment system pressed into service last year, generated hugely inflated valuations and tax bills for many…
Canada's economy didn't expand in February, as a slight uptick in the service sector was offset by a small decline in the goods-producing sector. Statistics Canada reported Friday that the construction, real estate, finance and insurance sectors continued to expand,…
The province’s real estate association is raising a new problem it says is being inflamed by widespread property tax assessment errors, contending that inflated assessments are now costing New Brunswick home buyers thousands of dollars in extra fees. In doing…