Alexandre Silberman

Alexandre Silberman is a reporter with CBC New Brunswick based in Fredericton. He can be reached at

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N.B. ice sculptor rides the wave to third place in national competition

The Browns Flat resident had two days to create a piece that followed the theme of winter fun. Inspired by his love of surfing, Palmer carved a figure riding a wave that curled up into a detailed ring.

New Brunswicker living in Texas says winter blast has caused 'true chaos'

When a massive winter storm struck Texas, Karen Christensen was glad she still had her winter clothes more than two decades after leaving Canada.

Fredericton artist hides work to be found in park

When out for a walk in Fredericton’s Odell Park, you might find a painting tucked away and tied to a tree branch. Those unexpected discoveries are why Sasha French decided to start hiding her work in the park — for people to take home.

Mystery clothesline inspires Saint John man to gather donations

George Touhakis didn’t know for weeks who first set up the clothesline filled with hats and jackets in Saint John’s King’s Square. When the line first went up in mid-January with a few hats, it inspired him to organize a clothing drive involving people and businesses across the city. 

N.B. COVID roundup: 7 new cases Sunday, as active total declines

New Brunswick’s active COVID-19 case count continues to decline despite the arrival of the coronavirus variant first reported in the U.K.

N.B. groups fill gap by translating pandemic information into dozens of languages

Settlement organizations and cultural associations across New Brunswick have partnered to translate health announcements into dozens of languages spoken by newcomers to Canada.

Rotational workers say new isolation rules leave them separated from family

Some people are considering leaving New Brunswick after rules around rotational workers were tightened on Friday.

Family member, resident fearful amid COVID-19 spread in Edmundston care home

Rachel Bérubé has not seen her 93-year-old father in two years. The pandemic forced her to cancel plans for a visit last April. Now, as COVID-19 spreads rapidly throughout Manoir Belle Vue, she fears the worst.

Firefighters rescue pregnant doe from thin ice on Richibucto River

When two deer broke through thin ice on the Richibucto River, they struggled to stay alive in the frigid waters on Thursday morning.

From TikTok to Instagram, COVID-19 messaging for young people is no easy task

Marketing experts agree: while trending platforms like TikTok and Instagram are the right place to reach a younger demographic — the message needs to be effective.