Hundreds gathered outside Moncton City Hall last night for a vigil for support, and solidarity for all
The severe weather of the last week took a toll on blood donations for Canadian Blood Services.
Director of Donor Relations Peter MacDonald says the ice storm forced the cancellation of two clinics in Moncton last week, and a mobile event in Bathurst.
"And both those events combined represent a loss of 200 units of expected collections within the week," says MacDonald. "And we wound up collecting only 72% of what our target was in New Brunswick last week."
You can help New Brunswickers still without power.
Canadians can donate at redcross.ca, by calling 1-800-418-1111 or visiting any Red Cross office and specifying that their donation is for the "New Brunswick Ice Storm 2017" appeal.
Moncton City Council is hearing both sides of the water fluoridation issue today.
New Brunswick Dental Society Vice President Dr. Suzanne Drapeau-McNally is laying out the evidence that fluoride should be reintroduced into the water supply.
She says every one of the 50 dentists in the Greater Moncton area are seeing the negative impact on tooth health since the ban went into effect five years ago.
"Especially the older ones, they were practicing before with the fluoride, and they have noticed quite a change in the number of [tooth] decays," says Dr. Drapeau-McNally.
Premier Brian Gallant provided an update on the power restoration efforts across New Brunswick.
Over 19,000 remain without heat and lights across the province.
Gallant says the door-to-door effort will continue to be a priority.
He says the focus will be on those most vulnerable first, but also making sure to meet with people who may have to go a few more days without power.
200 members of the Canadian Armed Forces will be helping with the emergency response in the Acadian Peninsula.
380 NB Power crews continue to work on restoring power.
An investigation is underway into the vandalism of two memorials in Victoria Park.
Moncton Firefighters Association President Al Mitton says he learned of the spray painting after a member messaged him early this morning.
Such disrespect..... pic.twitter.com/tTrhEmJoDa
— Moncton FF Assoc (@MonctonFFAssoc) January 30, 2017
Many people remain in shock in Quebec City after a shooting at a mosque that left 6 dead and 5 critically injured.
The shooting occurred during evening prayers last night.
MP for Greater Moncton Ginette Petitpas-Taylor says she was shocked to hear about this incident, "My heart is just broken, and I feel terrible for the people who have to deal with this senseless event."
A 25-year old man charged with second degree murder is in court today.
Jesse James Perry-Belliveau is charged in connection with the stabbing death of 47-year old Rodney Perry.
Perry-Belliveau will appear in Moncton Provincial Court at 1:30.
He was arrested without incident in Memramcook last Friday.
45-year old Kimberly Cormier was also arrested in connection with Perry's death - she remains in custody until her next court appearance in March.
A Moncton woman is turning to the public with the hopes of finding a necklace that is very important to her son.
Trish Petrie's husband Andrew, passed away in July last year, and some of his ashes were put into three crosses that were made for her and her two sons Alex and Brady. They all wear them with a chain around their neck, to keep Andrew close to the at all times.
Irving Pulp & Paper has plead not guilty to 15 counts of illegal dumping of an unnamed 'deleterious' substance into the St. John River and a trial date will be set next month.
It's alleged to have happened at the pulp mill at Reversing Falls on the city's west side over the course of more than two years — from June 2014 to August 2016 —and the company says it reported the issues itself.