Viola Pruss

Viola Pruss is a reporter and web writer for CBC New Brunswick. She grew up in Germany and immigrated to Canada in 2008.

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Province restructures Office of Chief Medical Officer of Health

The New Brunswick government is restructuring the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, shifting some of its daily operations to other departments, the health minister said Thursday.

Corn maze celebrates Leafs' Stanley Cup win of 50 years ago

After paying tribute to the Montreal Canadiens with a corn maze in 2009, the farming Hunter family promised Toronto fans it would be the Leafs' turn in 2017 — the 50th anniversary of the team's last Stanley Cup.

New Brunswick's soul and character in art: Celebrating the Centennial Building murals

Once considered the “greatest unknown treasure trove of visual art” by some, the art inside Fredericton’s Centennial Building is now largely invisible to most but the civil servants working there.

Government keeps watch on latest entangled North Atlantic right whale off Gaspé Peninsula

Another North Atlantic right whale has been discovered entangled off the Gaspé Peninsula.

'A lot I can bring to the table': 2nd New Brunswick MP joins Trudeau cabinet

New Brunswick MP Ginette Petitpas Taylor, named Canada's minister of health in a cabinet shuffle Monday, says she will draw on her social work experience in her new portfolio.

Sussex civic centre stays open for now, with short-term infusion

The ailing PotashCorp Civic Centre in Sussex can keep its doors open a little longer, thanks to a cash infusion from its corporate partners.

'Don't cry mother, we are coming back:' Fallen WWI soldier laid to rest

Sgt. Harold Wilfred Shaughnessy of St. Stephen did not have time for breakfast when he left for the war in Europe on March 29, 1916.

NEB pipeline review should delve deeper into Bay of Fundy impact, group says

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick gave a "thumbs up" to Canada's national energy regulator on Wednesday for saying it will consider the impact of carbon pollution in its review of the Energy East pipeline.

Anglophone schools 'desperate' for supply teachers as early French immersion returns

Gregg Ingersoll, superintendent for the Anglophone East School District, says the district has done great for hiring full-time teachers but needs more supply teachers to fill for maternity leaves and other long-term positions.

Fredericton residents rally to protest 'hateful views against humanity'

More than 80 people danced, sang, and painted the front steps of Fredericton's city hall with colourful images of peace and love at rally Monday evening.