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Mark your calendars: We now have a date for when Canadians can legally smoke pot recreationally.The Trudeau government has just announced that recreational cannabis will be legal in Canada starting...

Post date: June 20, 2018

How much would two Saint John parents with two children need to earn in order to get by comfortably?According to the Saint John Human Development Council and the Canadian Centre for Policy...

Post date: June 20, 2018

You may notice two different construction sites in your travels next month.Work on a new gas station, convenience store, car wash and a fast food restaurant in East Saint John and another involving a...

Post date: June 20, 2018

The federal government's recreational cannabis legislation has passed almost all of the necessary hurdles.Senators have passed the latest version of the long-debated legislation, the Trudeau...

Post date: June 20, 2018

A reservist in Saint John has been charged with sexual assault by the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service.Leading Seaman Nicholas Mitchell is facing the charge of sexual assault along with...

Post date: June 20, 2018

Protecting the North Atlantic Right Whale along with trying to keep fishing communities at work has drawn concern and anger, and MP for Southwest New Brunswick, Karen Ludwig, is speaking out....

Post date: June 20, 2018

A senior petroleum analyst doesn't see much of a change at the pumps for drivers in New Brunswick this week.Dan McTeague with Gasbuddy.com believes the provincial regulator will hold the line on...

Post date: June 20, 2018

A 34-year-old woman is facing a charge of armed robbery after a robbery in Saint John's north end this week.A 25-year-old woman reported to officers that as she was getting into her vehicle on...

Post date: June 20, 2018

A 56-year-old Kent County man has been charged in connection with the hit and run death of 22-year-old Brady Francis of Elispogtog First Nation earlier this year.RCMP say Maurice Johnson of Saint-...

Post date: June 20, 2018

The federal government is planning to severely restrict most forms of marketing for prescription opioids.This comes after Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor says almost 4,000 Canadians...

Post date: June 19, 2018

Saint John is looking to hit up insurance companies to recover some firefighting costs.Fire chief Kevin Clifford says many Ontario municipalities already do this, but we'd likely be the first in...

Post date: June 19, 2018

The Gallant government putting $6 million towards a program that originated in Moncton having been adapted from a model in the Netherlands.FACT has teams of 13 medical professionals helping patients...

Post date: June 19, 2018

"When it comes to trade, the U.S. needs Canada and Canada needs the U.S."That from Premier Brian Gallant who was recently asked about the trade spat involving tariffs on aluminum, steel and...

Post date: June 19, 2018

Mayor Don Darling says spending taxpayer dollars to attend community events and conferences can lead to big spinoffs.His comments come after a discussion at Monday night's council meeting on a...

Post date: June 19, 2018

More Saint John streets will get a fresh coat of blacktop this year than originally planned.Council awarded the 2018 asphalt resurfacing contract worth just over $5 million back in April.It came in...

Post date: June 19, 2018

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