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Petit Sault Brewers

| July 18, 2014

A local brewery, that is brewing for local people. That is the idea behind Petit Sault Brewers here in Edmundston, a project that started as an idea that snow balled into a massive amount of support from the community.  “When we started we were a few friends talking about the possibility of starting a brewery […]

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Arthur and the Local Spirit

| July 15, 2014

After a week some people in New Brunswick are still dealing with the effects of Arthur, it hit the town of Nackawic, and surrounding communities extremely hard. Trees were taken down all over the community and with power just coming back on over the weekend for many, it became a real problem. Local resident Marilyn […]

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FRACKING IN NEW BRUNSWICK V.S. LAND PRESERVATION

| June 30, 2014

A hot button issue in New Brunswick has lead to one group filing a legal claim against the government. Some will say land and natural resources are at risk, others say there’s potential for economic development and jobs. The debate over Shale gas exploration runs deep in the Province of New Brunswick. By Fracking, massive […]

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Canadian Health Minister Urged by Federal Liberals to Review New Brunswick Abortion Rules

| May 14, 2014

FREDERICTON, NB – Three Liberal MPs say they believe regulations governing abortion access in New Brunswick may contravene the accessibility principle of the Canada Health Act. Hedy Fry, Dominic LeBlanc and Carolyn Bennett have sent a letter to federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose asking her to invoke a dispute and resolution process in order to […]

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Perth Andover Asking for More Money for 2012 Flood Victims

| May 9, 2014

What about us? That’s the question some Perth-Andover residents are asking after the province announced that homeowners in Sussex will be getting 120 thousand dollars in flooding compensation this year — which is 40 thousand dollars more than the amount residents in the village got in 2012. “Quickly goes back to thinking about our own […]

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