Aidan Cox

Journalist

Aidan Cox is a journalist for the CBC based in Fredericton. He can be reached at aidan.cox@cbc.ca and followed on Twitter @Aidan4jrn.

Latest from Aidan Cox

Calls grow for Fredericton universities to address destructive off-campus parties

Neighbours around the University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University are calling on the schools to do something about the off-campus parties they say have become increasingly destructive and violent this year.

First Nations climate conference urged to think DIY to create self-sufficiency

Patrick Michell, former chief of Kanaka Bar First Nation, shared insights on how his community built up infrastructure on its own to become self-sufficient in the energy, water and food its members rely on.

Small modular reactor companies pitch First Nations on partnership opportunities

Two companies working to generate a newer cleaner type of nuclear energy say they're interested in including First Nation communities in N.B. in any economic opportunities to be had.

With thousands of traps lost to Fiona, N.B. lobster fishermen ask for extended season

The Maritime Fishermen's Union says it plans to ask the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for an extension to the lobster fishing season for Zone 25, with fishermen reporting they lost half of their traps to post-tropical storm Fiona on Saturday.

Fighting fires from new heights, Fredericton firefighters get specialized training

With the number of taller buildings expected to continue increasing in Fredericton, the city's firefighters are learning how to better respond.

N.B. residents brave high waters as Fiona whips eastern shore

There's been flooding in eastern New Brunswick as post-tropical storm Fiona hit Atlantic Canada, bringing high winds and storm surge.

Stay away from storm damaged areas, EMO official urges, as Fiona cleanup escalates

While the eye of the storm is well east of the province, post-tropical storm Fiona has caused widespread outages through much of New Brunswick.

Fredericton mayor says Airbnb rentals an 'issue' as city staff to examine impact on housing

Fredericton city staff are set to examine the effect Airbnb and other short-term listing services are having on the city's housing stock, with Mayor Kate Rogers calling them an "issue" requiring regulation.

Power outages possible in N.B. as hurricane tracks just east, says meteorologist

A meteorologist is warning eastern New Brunswickers of potential power outages as Hurricane Fiona is expected to blow through Atlantic Canada Saturday morning.

Wolastoqey chiefs accuse N.B. Power of scuttling negotiations over Mactaquac dam refurbishment

Wolastoqey chiefs in New Brunswick say a land title claim they filed is being used as justification for N.B. Power providing less compensation to their communities over a massive planned upgrade to the Mactaquac dam and generating station.

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