New Brunswick is at the top of a list you don’t want to be on. The province is home to two of the top three cities with the highest rates of reported sexual assaults in Canada. A study by McLean’s Magazine in 2010 found that Saint John was the city with the highest rates, while [...]
Most people spend their retirement years relaxing, vacationing, and taking it easy. But Amy MacKenzie brings us the story of one woman who is spending it back in school.
The small business-owner from P.E.I. who wanted to expand his shuttle to New Brunswick has met a firestorm of opposition. David Anderson, president of Advanced Shuttle Services, will have to appeal his application to the Energy and Utilities Board of New Brunswick. “I received four letters of opposition to my application,” he said. “That automatically [...]
This weekend, talks will resume between Acadian Lines and its workers’ union after two and a half months of silence. Acadian Lines workers have been on lock-out since Dec. 2, after their union refused a contract presented to them by the company. Fifty-nine of Acadian Lines’ bus drivers, mechanics, customer service representatives and maintenance workers [...]
Snow is falling in Fredericton and all over the Maritimes. Environment Canada has issued a weather warning in North-West New Brunswick where snowfall amounts are expected to reach 30 cm. Environment Canada has also issued a warning to Nova Scotia, parts of Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador. In Fredericton, the light snow that began this [...]
Greeks suffer under austerity measures: It’s been two years since Greece’s debt crisis began and the Greeks are becoming more and more hopeless. The small Mediterranean country was borrowing and spending beyond its means for years and their debt pile became more than they could afford. In order to avoid bankruptcy, wealthier countries in the [...]
If you’re an American living in Canada, the IRS could be targeting you. A group of American and dual citizens living in New Brunswick are organizing a lobby group to prevent the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from collecting their pensions and other assets as punishment for not filling out a form. The form in [...]
Kathleen Gorey-McSorley has long red curly hair, a freckled face, and the talent of someone twice her age. The 17-year-old fiddler performed recently at Wilmot United Church in Fredericton in a Christmas concert titled “The Fiddler, The Tenor, and The Pianist.” Gorey-McSorley has an intimidating list of accomplishments for someone still in high school. Last year [...]
A sad end to a tragic story today in Pictou County. The body of 19-year-old Amber Kirwan, who was missing for about a month, was found in Heathbell, Nova Scotia on Saturday. Amy MacKenzie brings us the story.
The body of 19-year-old Amber Kirwan was found Saturday by local police in Heathbell, Nova Scotia. The young woman from New Glasgow, Nova Scotia had been missing for about a month. Police found the body during a warranted search of a wooded property. Kirwan’s family has declined to speak to the media about her death. [...]