New Brunswick

Motherisk: Separated by a hair | Toronto Star

Part 1<p>Separated by a hair<p>Motherisk, a once-respected lab inside the Hospital for Sick Children, performed tests for more than 100 child welfare …

Canadian News

NB Liquor puts out tender for cannabis retail spaces in New Brunswick

NB Liquor has put out a call for tenders to provide retail spaces to sell cannabis at various locations in New Brunswick.<p>According to the request for …

Cannabis

What if NAFTA ended? These would be Canada’s hardest-hit provinces, industries

After four rounds of talks, negotiations around the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) aren’t exactly going smoothly, with proposals that …

Canada

B.C. wineries join N.B. beer drinker in Supreme Court scrap over trade

VICTORIA — B.C. wine industry complaints about interprovincial trade barriers will be heard in the Supreme Court of Canada as part of an appeal of a …

Canadian News

Royal Bank of Canada shares join the $100 club, despite splitting four times

It may be just another number but Wednesday the share price of the Royal Bank of Canada, the country’s largest corporation with a market cap of $145 …

Bay Street

New Brunswick business owners say details of $50,000 passive income threshold unclear

Fredericton Chamber of Commerce CEO Krista Ross says Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s proposal to impose a $50,000 passive income threshold is a “step …

Bill Morneau

New Brunswick school district praises football coach who pulled team because of head injuries | The Province

FREDERICTON — A New Brunswick high school football coach’s decision to forfeit a game at halftime because of head injuries among his players is …

N.B. council mum on Halloween rules setting trick-or-treat age limit, curfew

A city council in northern New Brunswick is staying tight-lipped about changes to a contentious Halloween bylaw that puts an age limit on the pursuit …

Halloween

New Jersey cities tout unique offerings in bid for Amazon HQ

When it came to being selected as the possible site of Amazon's second headquarters, several New Jersey communities made sure to tout the …

Business

Atlantic Canada university profiles to help you choose

<i>The Globe and Mail's Canadian University Report's profiles of more than 70 universities across the country give snapshots on many factors, from educational experience to the feel of the campus.</i><p><b>NEW BRUNSWICK</b><p><b>MOUNT ALLISON UNIVERSITY</b><p>Sackville<p>Tuition: $8,647<p>Students: 2,250<p>Mount Allison University is a …

Education

Rutgers Univ. student sexually assaulted in dorm room

The man entered her room on the College Avenue campus Friday afternoonNEW BRUNSWICK -- A Rutgers University student was sexually assaulted in her …

Crime

Former Saint John hockey coach accused of child luring, sexual assault

Scott Geikie made his first court appearance Tuesday<p>A former Saint John hockey coach has been charged with child luring and sexual assault.<p>Scott …

Canada

Kelly McParland: While Canada seeks trade deals abroad, provinces oppose trade at home

The Supreme Court of Canada never hesitated much about getting in the way of Stephen Harper’s attempts to run Canada. The former prime minister …

Canadian News

Politics This Morning: Morneau to announce revisions to tax plan in New Brunswick; Garneau in Montreal; Singh back on the Hill

Good Wednesday morning,<p>Finance Minister <b>Bill Morneau</b> is expected to announce today in New Brunswick that the Liberal government is reducing the scope …

Canada

Liberals pare down scope of passive

Finance Minister Bill Morneau is expected to provide further details Wednesday on the changes to its passive-investment proposal, including a …

Canadian News

Why Jonathan Torrens thought Monctonians were 'barbarians'

Cult Canadian TV star's new book with Jeremy Taggart dishes on New Brunswick — and the rest of Canada<p>There was a time when the man formerly known as …

Canada

A Liberal small-business tax maverick basks in the moment

New Brunswick MP Wayne Long says backbench grinders are finally being heard by Liberal stars<p>Most Liberal MPs paused only briefly as they left a …

Canada

Companies Taking To Social Media To Help With Hiring Millennials

<b>NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (CBSNewYork)</b> — Looking for a new job? You may need to do a “snaplication.”That’s how one of the biggest fast food chains is …

McDonald's

New Brunswick boy with dwarfism sets aside own struggle to help others

A 13-year-old boy from Riverview, N.B. who was born with dwarfism has set aside his own struggles to help kids battling cancer.<p>Ryan Benoit-Tracey, …

Canadian News

‘Absolute genuine kindness’: NB RCMP officer surprises young theft victims with new tricycles

An RCMP officer’s act of kindness has brought joy to the two young girls he helped and inspired an entire New Brunswick village.<p>On Friday afternoon, …

Canadian News

#PhillyDelivers Push for Amazon's East Cost Headquarters

As cities across the country put in their bids for Amazon’s second headquarters, Philadelphia is working to finish its proposal before Thursday’s …

Philadelphia

9 Players Take Head Blows, High School Forfeits Game

A high school team in Canada forfeited a game Friday after nine players suffered head injuries, CBC News reports.<p>The coach of the Ecole L'Odyssee …

Aaron Rodgers

B.C. must remove the barriers to access the abortion pill

<i>Dawn Fowler is the executive director of the Vancouver Island Women's Clinic</i><p>Mifepristone, also known as the abortion pill, is a medication that was licensed in France in 1987 and since then in more than 60 other countries. Unfortunately, Canada had to wait another 25 years for it to be approved and …

Health Care

Energy East cancellation hasn't hurt Liberals yet, but could haunt them in 2019: pollsters

Canadian News

New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant weds over the weekend

Canada’s youngest premier is now a married man.<p>New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant announced Sunday afternoon that he and Karine Lavoie got married …

Canadian News

Gas station attendant shot several times in attempted South Brunswick robbery

SOUTH BRUNSWICK -- A 60-year-old gas station attendant remained in serious condition Sunday afternoon after he was shot several times during an …

Crime

RevJet workforce growing steadily, company says

A software development company from the Ukraine set up shop in Saint John in 2015<p>A software development company that moved its Ukrainian R&D office …

Canada

School board to examine concussion policies after 9 players suffer head injuries

The reasons for the number of injuries are still unclear<p>The Francophone South School District says it will examine its policies around concussions in …

High School Football

'Israel is opening up to the world in a whole new way'

Living out her mother’s dream, Canadian Ambassador to Israel Deborah Lyons is strengthening bilateral ties.<p>The interview with Canadian Ambassador …

Opinion

RCMP corporal chided for criticizing force’s response to 2014 Moncton shootings

An RCMP corporal who was friends with three Mounties killed in New Brunswick says he has been rebuked for publicly calling on the force's top brass to start listening to its officers.<p>Cpl. Patrick Bouchard said he received a document stating that comments he made Sept. 29 were unacceptable, though …

Canada