New Brunswick

Legal Pot: Canada Will Sell Weed For $7.77 A Gram, And Will Lose $544 Million In The Process

As Canada gears up to legalize marijuana in July of next year, Ottawa agreed to sell weed at $7.77 a gram—$10 in Canadian dollars—which will only add …

Cannabis

Canada's Health-Care Queues

American Democrats are following Bernie Sanders in embracing single-payer health care on the Canadian model. But when they get sick, our neighbors to the north increasingly find that the only way to get “free” medical care is to wait for weeks or months.<p>The Fraser Institute’s new report, “Waiting …

Opinion

Cancer breakthrough: Nanoparticles used to detect micro tumors

New research conducted by Rutgers University has successfully used cutting-edge technology to spot minuscule, hard-to-detect cancerous tumors. The …

Cancer

How a Retired Mountie Became America’s Most Wanted Wildlife Smuggler

RCMP constable Gregory Logan illegally sold millions of dollars worth of narwhal tusks before he was caught in an elaborate cross-border sting.<p>With the benefit of hindsight, it’s now certain Gregory Logan would never have become a criminal if he had not been a cop first.<p>His early criminal ventures …

Crime

The 'free the beer' court case shows Canada isn't a true economic union

Opinion: Canada is more focussed than ever on international free trade. So why doesn’t the country even have free trade within its own borders?<p><i>Howard</i> …

Canada

E. coli outbreak linked to lettuce in three provinces

An outbreak of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce is being investigated in three provinces.<p>The Public Health Agency of Canada says 21 people in …

Public Health

Halifax has the 7th highest rate of child poverty in Canada : Report

Seventeen years after the House unanimously passed a resolution to end child poverty by the year 2000, a new report says child poverty levels in …

Canada

Rutgers Student Robbed Monday Night

A Rutgers student was robbed Monday evening, Dec. 11, on a street in downtown New Brunswick, Rutgers University police said.<p>NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A …

New York City

Canada has record number of unfilled jobs in Q3: Study

There was a record number of unfilled jobs in Canada in the third quarter, according to new data from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.<p>…

Canada

Description of 'Most Canadian Morning' ever topping Reddit right now

While winter in Canada can feel long, cold, and dark, a recent post on Reddit seems to be warming people up from the inside – even if the weather …

Atlantic Canada

North American bird enthusiasts flock to N.B. tree after rare European bird spotted

New Brunswick has a rare visitor from Europe and it’s attracting bird lovers from across Canada and the United States.<p>A European mistle thrush …

Birds

Track Work To Impact NJ Transit Trains For 5 Months

See how upcoming Amtrak track work will impact NJ Transit peak period train service along Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line.<p>Upcoming …

New York City

Ontario probes alleged money laundering in B.C. casino

Ontario's gambling regulator is probing allegations of money laundering at the British Columbia flagship operation of the company awarded a lucrative contract to run casinos in the Greater Toronto Area.<p>The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) says it has contacted law enforcement …

Corruption

Rutgers student killed by train early Saturday

A Rutgers University student from Boonton was killed when he was struck by a train over the weekend, the school and Amtrak said.<p>Kenneth Patterson was …

New Jersey

Rutgers to raise minimum wage for student workers to $11

Rutgers student Mariah Woods admits she skipped class occasionally in past semesters, but not to party or sleep. She had to work at on-campus jobs, …

Philadelphia

The Complete Guide to Camping in Fundy National Park

Did you know that the Bay of Fundy is one of the seven wonders of North America? The area is home to the highest tides in the world, rare geological …

Canadian National Parks

New Brunswick premier mum on specifics following letter promising help for Saint John

Premier Brian Gallant is continuing his promise of a “new deal” for Saint John, but it looks like details are going to have to wait until the new …

Canada

New Brunswick to get hit by heavy snow followed by rain

The provincial government is recommending New Brunswickers to have their snow gear ready after Environment Canada issued a heavy snowfall advisory on …

Weather

Province under fire from budding local suppliers for marijuana deal with Ontario supplier

NLMedicorp has been working on getting a licence to grow and sell marijuana since 2013<p>A budding local marijuana supplier says the provincial …

Cannabis Industry

Solar panels begin powering Fredericton High School on sunny days

The New Brunswick government unveiled a large solar installation on the roof of Fredericton High School Tuesday, a project that on sunny days should …

Clean Energy

10 Countries Where Vaccinations Are Mandatory

Vaccines have revolutionized medicine. Thanks to vaccines, a number of life-threatening diseases are now under control - and in some instances, the …

Public Health

New Supreme Court chief justice expected to be named today by Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould

New justice will replace Beverley McLachlin, who retires Friday after 17 years<p>Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is expected to name the next …

Canada

Conservative Senators Threaten To Stall Legalization In Canada Till Christmas 2018

Canadians hoping to celebrate next Canada Day with a legal joint might see their summer plans go up in smoke. Conservative senators are threatening …

Cannabis

CannabisNB to be the name of recreational cannabis stores in province

FREDERICTON -- CannabisNB will be the name of the New Brunswick government's cannabis retail stores when they open next year.<p>The government announced …

Cannabis

'You don't gain, you just exist': Low wages keeping New Brunswickers from getting ahead

New report from Statistics Canada says New Brunswickers have lowest net worths in the country<p>John Graves was not surprised by Statistics Canada's …

Atlantic Canada

Wesmen workload 'drastically different'

<b>BY DAVID LARKINS, Wesmen Athletics</b><p>When word began to circulate the University of Winnipeg was looking to change the look of its celebrated Wesmen …

Canadian University Sports

Rutgers Alum Mario Batali Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

Batali actually got his start in the food world working as a cook at Stuff Yer Face, a well-known pub and grill on the Rutgers campus.<p>Yet another …

New York City

Environment Canada touts 'good progress' on climate after scathing audit

Despite mounting criticism that it has fallen behind on climate change commitments, the federal government is touting "good progress" on efforts to …

Climate

Prince Edward Island Won't Mix Marijuana And Alcohol Sales

The government of Prince Edward Island is committed to discouraging residents and visitors from mixing marijuana and alcohol. That's why the …

Cannabis

How N.L. helped deliver compromise that sealed provincial, federal pot tax deal

Province's finance minister cleared all staffers and bureaucrats from the room before making his pitch<p>Canada's federal and provincial finance …

Canada