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  • Police shooting suspect to make court appearance

    Jason Chevrier and Jeannie MacGillivray 0

    The man charged in the June 4 shooting rampage in Moncton that left three Codiac RCMP officers dead will appear in court today to have his trial date set.

    Justin Bourque, 24, is facing three counts of first-degree murder and two of attempted murder.

  • Outgoing Codiac RCMP superintendent will step down at end of month

    Jason Chevrier 0

    The outgoing officer in charge of the Codiac Regional RCMP says she will leave her post at the end of this month.

    Supt. Marlene Snowman says she’ll start her new job as chief superintendent and officer in charge of criminal operations in Nova Scotia on September 1.

  • McCain Foods closing PEI plant

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    A spokesman for the PEI potato industry says the industry is “reeling” from news the french fry processing plant operated by McCain Foods in Borden-Carleton is closing down.

    PEI Potato Board chairman Gary Linkletter says he had hoped the factory would be used to help meet the growing global demand for fries.

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    Federal Finance minister backs shale gas development in NB

    Jason Chevrier 0

    Federal Finance minister Joe Oliver is expressing his support for an environmentally safe shale gas industry in New Brunswick.

    The Alward government supports the industry, but many residents are against it because of environmental concerns.

  • RCMP investigating downtown Moncton stabbing

    Jason Chevrier 2

    Codiac RCMP are investigating a stabbing in downtown Moncton.

    Police say they got a call about a fight on Steadman Street just before 10 p.m. Tuesday night.

  • Castle Manor sold

    Jason Chevrier 0

    Moncton’s historic Castle Manor has a new owner.

    Details about the terms of the sale haven’t been released, but realtor Kathy Guitard says an announcement will be made once the property closes.

  • Resurgo Place set to open

    Jason Chevrier 0

    Resurgo Place in Moncton is set to open to the public tomorrow about a year later than expected because of construction delays and cost overruns.

    The $10-million building is an extension of the old Moncton Museum and includes the Transportation Discovery Centre and a new visitor centre.

  • NB Gas prices down this week

    Jason Chevrier 0

    A decrease in the price of gas this week.

    Drivers will pay 1.9 cents per litre less for regular self serve gas with the maximum price set at $1.32

  • Lobster fishers wait and see about start of season

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    Fall lobster fishermen in PEI and New Brunswick will find out today whether the start of their fishing season will be delayed.

    Fishermen with Lobster Fishing Area 25 and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans had a conference call yesterday to discuss whether to open the season as scheduled on Friday or delay until Monday.

  • Man dies following ATV collision with moose

    canadian.press 0

    RCMP say a 71-year-old man is dead after his all-terrain vehicle crashed into a moose in northern New Brunswick.

    Police say the crash happened around 3 p.m. Tuesday near Island Lake, about 25 kilometres west of Bathurst.