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Dominic Cardy and the provincial NDP rolling out their strategy to battle provincial poverty.It includes implementing all aspects of the first phase of the poverty reduction strategy and expanding...

Post date: September 02, 2014

A step in the right direction........That's the reaction of the Common Front for Social Justice at hearing the proposals to increase the minimum wage from both the Liberals and NDP.Jean-Claude...

Post date: September 02, 2014

An improved education plan was the focus of an announcement by Liberal leader Brian Gallant earlier today in Moncton.The Liberal Leader says a strong education system, leading to a skilled workforce...

Post date: September 02, 2014

On the campaign trail today, Liberal Leader Brian Gallant makes stops in Moncton, Dieppe and Scoudouc today.   His first stop will be at St. Pat's Family Centre this morning, and he...

Post date: September 02, 2014

Family and friends enjoyed one last hurrah yesterday before Crystal Palace closed its doors, for good.The lights at the amusement park that provided fun and entertainment for the past 24 years, went...

Post date: September 02, 2014

Many parents spent yesterday putting labels on school supplies, packing lunches and laying out clothes for the first day back to school.Students in both Anglophone and Francophone school districts...

Post date: September 02, 2014

A 21-year-old man accused of kidnapping an 18-year old woman against her will, returns to court today for a bail hearing.John Jay Anderson is facing numerous charges including committing a home...

Post date: September 02, 2014

There's still no word this morning on what started a large fire, that extensively damaged a 32-unit, four storey apartment building in Dieppe.About 30 firefighters battled the blaze that broke...

Post date: September 02, 2014

The problem with odours emanating from the rail cars filled with oil at the Causeway being transported to Irving Oil's rail terminal in Saint John is getting international attention with...

Post date: September 02, 2014

Provincial NDP leader Dominic Cardy proposing on Labour Day first contract legislation.This would obligate business owners to negotiate with newly formed unions as well as banning the use of...

Post date: September 02, 2014

Provincial Liberal leader Brian Gallant used Labour Day to propose the minimum wage be raised to 11 dollars an hour by the end of 2017.The minimum wage in New Brunswick is 10 dollars an hour and will...

Post date: September 02, 2014

With schools reopening, the Business Community Anti-Poverty Initiative in Saint John is suggesting the current method of education funding in the province may be missing the mark and leaving many...

Post date: September 02, 2014

It's been a bittersweet weekend for a lot of parents sending kids off to college or university for the first time.A new survey finds Mom & Dad are footing most of the bill for their child...

Post date: September 01, 2014

More than three dozen tenants have been displaced after a fire late yesterday night extensively damaged a four-storey apartment building in Dieppe.The blaze at 487 Champlain Street was reported...

Post date: September 01, 2014

New Brunswick's veterinarians joining forces with researchers at Mount Allison University in Sackville to find out how prevalent lyme disease is in the province.One of them is Dr. Elisha...

Post date: August 31, 2014

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