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October 10, 2018 5:22 PM N.B. Greens say no deal with Liberals

FREDERICTON—Premier Brian Gallant will convene a new session of the New Brunswick legislature on Oct. 23, but he has been unable to come to a formal agreement with the Greens in his bid to stay in power. Gallant’s Liberals won 21 seats in last month’s provincial election — one fewer than the Progressive Conservatives. The Green Party and the People’s 12

October 3, 2018 11:52 AM Recounts held in New Brunswick that could influence which party controls legislature

SAINT JOHN, N.B.—Recounts are being held today in two New Brunswick ridings, including one Saint John district where a lawyer for the Progressive Conservative candidate alleged voting irregularities. Attorney Matthew Letson alleges that about 40 electors voted twice in the riding of Saint John Harbour, which was won by the Liberals by a 10-vote margin 8

September 25, 2018 10:44 AM How the two potential New Brunswick kingmaker parties radically differ in policies, leader styles

In an interview late Monday night, he said Austin’s party is willing to strip away services to francophones in emergency medical services, and advance environmental policies that lead to carbon pollution. “It seems willing to take people’s rights away when it comes to the Acadians and francophones of this province. ... They also seem prepared to open up and support 10

September 21, 2018 9:07 PM Federal agency confirms presence of invasive beetle in Nova Scotia

Although the emerald ash borer poses no threat to human health, it has already killed millions of ash trees in regulated areas in Canada and the United States, and poses a major economic and environmental threat to urban and forested areas of North America. Friday’s confirmation comes after an alert was issued in May about the beetle’s arrival in the Maritimes 12

September 6, 2018 4:12 PM N.B. Greens release homecare plan aimed at improving services and salaries

FREDERICTON—New Brunswick’s Green party has released a homecare plan that focuses on more individualized care and increased salaries for homecare workers. Leader David Coon says a one-size-fits-all, profit-driven model leads to lower in-home care standards and unacceptable wages. Coon says if his party forms government, it would increase training requirements 17

August 31, 2018 9:30 PM Chocolate milk at centre of New Brunswick election campaign

“We believe that the spirit of the policy should continue to allow existing fundraisers and the organization of extracurricular, fundraising and holiday events that include treats,” he said. During the election period, Kenny can’t direct officials in government to change the policy. “We have however encouraged them to clarify the policy and to ensure 13

August 19, 2018 9:29 PM New Brunswick political parties jump into election season early

The province’s Green Party plans to get ahead of the writ as well, with party leader David Coon telling The Canadian Press in an email that he plans to launch his campaign on Tuesday. Early polls suggest the election may be too close to call, though Gallant’s main opponent appears to be Blaine Higgs, who became head of the Progressive Conservative Party 12

August 10, 2018 12:12 PM Water off-limits at three New Brunswick parks after toxic blue-green algae found

MONCTON, N.B.—Water at three New Brunswick parks has been declared off-limits because of blue-green algae, which produces toxins that have killed three dogs in the province in recent weeks. The City of Moncton says the water at Mapleton Park, Jones Lake and Centennial Park is off-limits to recreation, including kayaking and canoeing. Three dogs have died from toxins 16

August 8, 2018 5:28 PM Some vets forced to wait months for case manager, records show

Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino was warned in May that nearly 300 veterans had been waiting months for a case manager to help them gain access to support services. The warning, contained in internal documents obtained by the Citizen, was delivered as Fantino prepared to defend millions of dollars in Veterans Affairs Canada budget cuts. Veterans 103

August 6, 2018 4:24 PM Nova Scotia driver ‘acting like an idiot’ charged after going 232 km/hr on highway

THOMSON STATION, N.S.—Nova Scotia police say it’s one of the fastest speeds they’ve ever clocked: A young Quebec man was allegedly caught driving 232 kilometres an hour on the Trans-Canada Highway. Cpl. Dal Hutchinson says officers were conducting radar enforcement on Highway 104 in Thomson Station, N.S., around noon Saturday when they saw two vehicles 18