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Environment minister threatens stop-work order for scrap recycler

New Brunswick Environment Minister Jeff Carr says he's prepared to slap a cease-work order on Saint John's American Iron and Metal if he has to.

Fundy LSDs asked to share arena costs for surrounding area

A plan to better distribute ice rink costs among taxpayers in the greater Saint John area is approaching its deciding moments.

DFO gives Grand Manan fishermen flexibility in whale encounters

Fishermen on Grand Manan have reached an agreement with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans that could head off a complete shutdown of the lobster fishing in some areas where North Atlantic right whales are sighted.

'No need' to call 911 following Friday blast: American Iron & Metal

American Iron and Metal confirms its staff did not call 911 following an explosion Friday at the company's metal recycling facility on the Saint John waterfront. A spokesman says there was 'no need.'

Failing Fundy tidal project leaves string of unpaid debts

A troubled tidal energy project in the Bay of Fundy has left a list of Maritime contractors unpaid, and an enormous, heavy lift barge under "arrest" at a berth in West Saint John.

Saint John to charge fees for ice time if city's neighbours don't pay up

The City of Saint John might not be so nice when it comes to the use of city rinks by people from neighbouring communities in the future.

Gallant Liberals pitch expanded university tuition programs

Brian Gallant promised a re-elected Liberal government would expand the free university tuition program by raising the maximum family income to qualify from $60,000 to $70,000.