NewLeaf Travel Company, the new Canadian discount airline that launched Jan. 6, has had to postpone its plans to begin operations in February and will refund any reservations while its licensing is reviewed. In a release today, the new air…
The wealthiest 62 people now own as much wealth as half the world's population, some 3.5 billion people, as the super-rich have grown richer and the poor poorer, international charity Oxfam said early Monday in London. The wealth of the…
Almost three-quarters of New Brunswick's border crossings with Maine will be getting a makeover, according to a tender notice posted by the federal government. Thirteen border posts on the New Brunswick-Maine border are included in the $99-million plan to upgrade or…
Emergency response officials are warning about unsafe ice conditions after a Fredericton-area snowmobiler fell through the ice on the Nashwaak River over the weekend and had to be treated in hospital for hypothermia. The incident occurred on Sunday at about 1 a.m., between…
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet is meeting this week in a place where people welcome the low Canadian dollar. Just a 30-minute drive from the United States, St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick is a pretty resort town — one that, if the…
With 28 more Syrian refugees expected to arrive in New Brunswick on Monday, Immigration Minister John McCallum says finding homes, jobs and language training will be the top priorities, not a policy that would force them to stay in Atlantic…
A Fredericton police officer facing two impaired driving-related charges had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf in provincial court on Monday. Cpl. Lou Lafleur is charged with alternate counts of impaired driving, and of having elevated blood alcohol levels while in…
Quail aren't native to New Brunswick, but one man has made a business selling their eggs in the province. Marc St-Onge of Saint-Jacques owns M&M Quail Farm and became interested in the small, pigeon-sized birds several years ago. "I thought…
UK-based monitoring groups says at least 135 people dead and abducted are all Sunnis and include women and children Islamic State fighters have abducted more than 400 civilians after capturing new ground in amajor assault on the Syrian city of…
A suicide bomber has killed at least 13 people at the Jalalabad home of a prominent local politician who backs President Ashraf Ghani's peace talks. Tribal elders had gathered at the home of Obaiduallah Shinwari to celebrate his brother's release…