Canada cuts health transfer in response to New Brunswick’s position on abortion outside hospitals

Canada cuts health transfer in response to New Brunswick’s position on abortion outside hospitals

The federal government has reduced the Canada Health Transfer to New Brunswick by approximately $140,000, saying the province has failed in its obligation to fund out-of-hospital abortions.It’s only the latest event in the dispute over abortion funding between the

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Coronavirus: No new cases reported in New Brunswick for first time in 2021

Coronavirus: No new cases reported in New Brunswick for first time in 2021

New Brunswick reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, the first time it has done so this year.The province is also reporting that nine new people have recovered since Monday, meaning there are now only 75 active cases

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A tale of two provinces: New Brunswick and Nova Scotia’s pandemic fortunes have diverged in 2021

A tale of two provinces: New Brunswick and Nova Scotia’s pandemic fortunes have diverged in 2021

After a summer marked by open borders and low COVID-19 cases across Atlantic Canada, the pandemic fortunes of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia have diverged in the first part of 2021.New Brunswick reported 657 new cases in the month

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Edmundston area of New Brunswick in lockdown due to COVID-19 surge

Edmundston area of New Brunswick in lockdown due to COVID-19 surge

New Brunswick’s Edmundston region is now in a 14-day lockdown, as the province reported 135 active coronavirus cases in that zone on Saturday.Health officials in the province say the order is needed to curb a rise in daily infections

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Expert suggests New Brunswick on ‘knife edge’ as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Expert suggests New Brunswick on ‘knife edge’ as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

FREDERICTON – An epidemiologist says New Brunswick is teetering on a “knife edge” as it tries to prevent COVID-19 from spreading uncontrollably.University of Toronto professor Dr. David Fisman said New Brunswick’s current situation is similar to where Manitoba was

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New Brunswick reports 2 COVID-19 deaths at Parkland Saint John, 17 new cases

New Brunswick reports 2 COVID-19 deaths at Parkland Saint John, 17 new cases

New Brunswick reported 17 new cases on Tuesday as the province recorded its first COVID-19-related deaths of 2021.The province confirmed that two people — an individual between the ages of 80 and 89 and an individual between 70 and

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Some tourism stakeholders concerned by N.B. premier’s comments on vaccines, travel restrictions

Some tourism stakeholders concerned by N.B. premier’s comments on vaccines, travel restrictions

Tourism stakeholders in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia are concerned by the New Brunswick premier’s suggestion that at least 70 per cent of residents in the Maritime province should be vaccinated before travel restrictions are dropped.In a year-end interview

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New Brunswick natural resources minister travelled to N.S. to see significant other for Christmas

New Brunswick natural resources minister travelled to N.S. to see significant other for Christmas

New Brunswick natural resources minister Mike Holland left the province in order to see his significant other for Christmas, the premier’s office has confirmed.Nicolle Carlin, director of communications for Premier Blaine Higgs’ office, said no other PC MLAs have

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N.B. reports 7 coronavirus cases on Saturday, 19 new cases since Jan. 1

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New Brunswick is reporting seven new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.That means the province has reported a total of 19 new cases since the beginning of the new year.“We are seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases and we need

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New Brunswick PC majority removes thrust of opposition’s abortion motion, reference to Clinic 554

Clinic 554 looking into class-action lawsuit over abortion access in New Brunswick

New Brunswick’s PC government removed the thrust of an opposition motion calling on the province to fund surgical abortions outside of the province’s hospitals on Thursday.A non-binding motion from the Liberal party called for the funding of abortions at

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