Philip Drost

Philip Drost is a reporter with CBC New Brunswick.

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These Fredericton-area entrepreneurs dared to launch businesses during pandemic

Starting a new business costs money, involves risk, and takes determination and courage. Starting a business during the COVID-19 pandemic takes all that and more.

Fredericton skate park opens after nearly 2 decades of planning

After almost two decades of dreaming about a top-notch skate park in Fredericton, Rodney Mann is finally able to ollie, nosegrind, and disaster slide to his heart's content, at least once the weather warms up. 

Rain, warm temperatures play havoc with N.B. ski hills

Ski hills across New Brunswick are trying to pump out snow after rain washed away what was left on the slopes.

RCMP arrest 4 in Canterbury in connection with drug trafficking

RCMP arrested four people in Canterbury on Friday as part of an investigation into drug trafficking.

RCMP now consider case of missing Carleton County man to be suspicious

The RCMP now consider the disappearance of Carleton County man Brady Sherman-Tompkins to be suspicious. He went missing more than a year ago.

New Brunswickers can now call 211 to connect with all social services

The province launched a new phone line on Oct. 15 that will help connect people with government services.

Family and friends search for N.B. writer Richard Vaughan

Friends and family spent Saturday searching Fredericton for local writer Richard Vaughan and putting up posters to raise awareness about his disappearance.

Horizon Health cuts seven beds at Perth-Andover hospital

Horizon Health has cut seven beds at the Hôtel-Dieu of St. Joseph Hospital in Perth-Andover.

STU men's soccer program at risk after losing recruits because of pandemic

The St. Thomas University men’s soccer program is at risk of not being able to field a team next year, according to head coach John-Ryan Morrison.

Vitalité Health Network better prepared for second wave, says CEO

The Vitalité Health Network is more prepared for COVID-19 than it was six months ago, according to network president and CEO Gilles Lanteigne.

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