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    Trudeau says Ontario 'shortsighted and irresponsible' for challenging carbon tax

    Trudeau says Ontario 'shortsighted and irresponsible' for challenging carbon tax


    The Ontario government's attempt to block the federal carbon tax is shortsighted and irresponsible, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told an environment conference in Montreal...

    The Ontario government's attempt to block the federal carbon tax is shortsighted and irresponsible, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told an environment conference in Montreal Thursday.

    Muddied review process or much-needed change: New Brunswickers weigh in on Bill C-69

    Muddied review process or much-needed change: New Brunswickers weigh in on Bill C-69


    The national political battle over energy, climate and pipelines returned to Saint John Thursday as a committee of senators heard from New Brunswickers how to overhaul federal regulatory reviews of major...

    The national political battle over energy, climate and pipelines returned to Saint John Thursday as a committee of senators heard from New Brunswickers how to overhaul federal regulatory reviews of major projects.

    Fredericton police seek help in finding missing man

    Fredericton police seek help in finding missing man


    Ken Taylor was last seen April 18 at the Fort Nashwaak Motel on the city's north side, according to the Fredericton Police...

    Ken Taylor was last seen April 18 at the Fort Nashwaak Motel on the city's north side, according to the Fredericton Police Force.

    Saint John region pitches in to curb flood risk with water on the rise

    Saint John region pitches in to curb flood risk with water on the rise


    Floodwaters in the Saint John area may not get as high as initially feared, but they've already cut off 240 families from dry land and are still rising, the Emergency Measures Organization said...

    Floodwaters in the Saint John area may not get as high as initially feared, but they've already cut off 240 families from dry land and are still rising, the Emergency Measures Organization said Thursday. 

    Reason for chase that led to fatal crash unknown to passenger in pursuing truck

    Reason for chase that led to fatal crash unknown to passenger in pursuing truck


    Stephen Hicks testified Thursday he urged his best friend and cousin to "back off" and stop following a car driven by Nicole Novak at high speed along back roads near Sackville before she crashed two years...

    Stephen Hicks testified Thursday he urged his best friend and cousin to "back off" and stop following a car driven by Nicole Novak at high speed along back roads near Sackville before she crashed two years ago.

    Antigonish basketball player dies in B.C. boating accident

    Antigonish basketball player dies in B.C. boating accident


    Andrew Milner, who played two seasons with the University of Calgary Dinos, died in a boating accident in B.C. on...

    Andrew Milner, who played two seasons with the University of Calgary Dinos, died in a boating accident in B.C. on Tuesday.

    Canada to ban industrial activities inside marine-protected areas

    Canada to ban industrial activities inside marine-protected areas


    Canada is banning industrial activities inside marine-protected areas (MPAs), including offshore oil and gas development and bottom-trawl fishing, but the prohibition won't automatically apply to activities in fisheries conservation areas designated as...

    Canada is banning industrial activities inside marine-protected areas (MPAs), including offshore oil and gas development and bottom-trawl fishing, but the prohibition won't automatically apply to activities in fisheries conservation areas designated as marine refuges.

    Travelling today? Here are the roads, ferries closed by the New Brunswick flood

    Travelling today? Here are the roads, ferries closed by the New Brunswick flood


    The Trans-Canada Highway between Oromocto and River Glade could remain closed until early next week, according to Al Giberson, the general operations manager for the...

    The Trans-Canada Highway between Oromocto and River Glade could remain closed until early next week, according to Al Giberson, the general operations manager for the MRDC.

    St. John River could stay above flood stage for days, EMO warns

    St. John River could stay above flood stage for days, EMO warns


    People living near the St. John River in and south of Fredericton are being warned that water levels could rise again in the coming days and remain above flood stage into next...

    People living near the St. John River in and south of Fredericton are being warned that water levels could rise again in the coming days and remain above flood stage into next week.

    Panhandlers, vandals put Moncton Peace Centre to the test

    Panhandlers, vandals put Moncton Peace Centre to the test


    A Moncton community centre that houses organizations helping people in need has faced soaring security costs over the last 18 months — but a board member says he was encouraged by a meeting Wednesday about social issues in the city's...

    A Moncton community centre that houses organizations helping people in need has faced soaring security costs over the last 18 months — but a board member says he was encouraged by a meeting Wednesday about social issues in the city's core.

    What goes into closing a busy highway? Inside the 2018 Trans-Canada Highway closure

    What goes into closing a busy highway? Inside the 2018 Trans-Canada Highway closure


    Hundreds of pages of records provide a look inside into closing down a stretch of the busy Trans-Canada Highway, from finding enough road signs to deliberating over what, exactly, they should...

    Hundreds of pages of records provide a look inside into closing down a stretch of the busy Trans-Canada Highway, from finding enough road signs to deliberating over what, exactly, they should say.

    Experts say 'predatory' essay writing firms are thriving, and there's no law to stop them

    Experts say 'predatory' essay writing firms are thriving, and there's no law to stop them


    A CBC News investigation has revealed how fast and convenient it is to purchase a custom academic essay that can go undetected by university professors and plagiarism...

    A CBC News investigation has revealed how fast and convenient it is to purchase a custom academic essay that can go undetected by university professors and plagiarism software.

    Army feeling the love as floodwaters persist

    Army feeling the love as floodwaters persist


    Members of the Canadian Armed Forces sent to help New Brunswickers deal with record-breaking floods say they've been welcomed with open...

    Members of the Canadian Armed Forces sent to help New Brunswickers deal with record-breaking floods say they've been welcomed with open arms.

    Few Saint John residents heed voluntary evacuation notice, despite record flood projections

    Few Saint John residents heed voluntary evacuation notice, despite record flood projections


    Flood levels in Saint John reached 5.2 metres on Wednesday and are expected to rise to 5.8 metres by Friday, exceeding last year's historic peak of 5.76 metres, says the local Emergency Measures...

    Flood levels in Saint John reached 5.2 metres on Wednesday and are expected to rise to 5.8 metres by Friday, exceeding last year's historic peak of 5.76 metres, says the local Emergency Measures Organization.

    Whooping cough outbreak declared in Fredericton

    Whooping cough outbreak declared in Fredericton


    A whooping cough outbreak has been declared in Fredericton, where 10 children from "several" schools and two adults have been diagnosed since January, the regional medical officer of health announced...

    A whooping cough outbreak has been declared in Fredericton, where 10 children from "several" schools and two adults have been diagnosed since January, the regional medical officer of health announced Wednesday.

    Trans-Canada to close from Oromocto to River Glade

    Trans-Canada to close from Oromocto to River Glade


    The Trans-Canada Highway will close at 7 p.m. Wednesday from Oromocto to River Glade, southwest of Moncton, because of flooding, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure confirmed...

    The Trans-Canada Highway will close at 7 p.m. Wednesday from Oromocto to River Glade, southwest of Moncton, because of flooding, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure confirmed Wednesday.

    Hundreds forced from homes, part of Trans-Canada closed as river rises below Fredericton

    Hundreds forced from homes, part of Trans-Canada closed as river rises below Fredericton


    The New Brunswick government will close the Trans-Canada Highway between Oromocto and Moncton on Wednesday night to deal with flooding, forcing drivers to take a detour that will add 90 kilometres to...

    The New Brunswick government will close the Trans-Canada Highway between Oromocto and Moncton on Wednesday night to deal with flooding, forcing drivers to take a detour that will add 90 kilometres to their travels.