Prapti Bamaniya


Prapti Bamaniya is a journalist in Fredericton at CBC New Brunswick. She's completing her bachelor's of journalism at Toronto Metropolitan University. You can reach her at

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Planes can't find entangled whale in search Wednesday

Planes and boats searched the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Wednesday, looking for a young North Atlantic right whale entangled in rope and other gear.

Fishing closed on sections of Miramichi, Restigouche and Nepisiguit river systems

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announced the closure of fishing on most of the Miramichi, Restigouche and Nepisiguit river systems because of recent hot weather.

Mi'kmaq and Wolastoqiyik sign declaration to protect Big Salmon River

Mi'kmaw and Wolastoqey leaders have signed a declaration they hope will lead to the protection of the Big Salmon River watershed, which reaches from almost near Sussex down to the Bay of Fundy.

Lobster fishermen angry about low prices refuse to fish

About 250 southeastern New Brunswick lobster fishermen gathered in Shediac on Thursday and refused to fish after a steep decline in prices

Over 300 Liberty customers without gas a day after outage

Around 300 Liberty Utilities customers are still not connected to natural gas after an outage Tuesday in Fredericton.

A green conversation starter: A bench to get young and old talking

A new green bench in Fredericton is meant to encourage older adults and younger generations to sit and engage in a meaningful conversation.

Fishing in Miramichi River system reopens after prolonged heat

Salmon pools on the Miramichi River system have reopened because of improved water conditions after a spell of dangerously warm water.

Court rejects former Esgenoôpetitj chief's appeal of sexual assault convictions

The New Brunswick Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by former Esgenoôpetitj First Nation chief Wilbur Dedam of his four sexual assault convictions from a trial two years ago.

700 kilograms of old flood debris found in Grand Lake-area woods

A cleanup hosted by the Nature Conservancy of Canada has found about 700 kilograms of garbage from floods in 2018 and 2019 in the Grand Lake area.

Moncton ranks 3rd in crime rates in Canada for 2021, according to StatsCan data

The report, released Aug. 2, also shows Moncton’s crime rate increased seven per cent from last year.