Colin McPhail

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Colin McPhail is the producer of Information Morning Saint John. You can reach him at colin.mcphail@cbc.ca.

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Minor hockey returns with fewer players, more restrictions and regular games coming soon

Hockey New Brunswick is ready to drop the puck on regular gameplay in the coming weeks, with the season getting underway in most regions this month.

Atlantic chief medical officers discuss future of COVID-19 restrictions in online panel

The Atlantic provinces should consider taking a more targeted approach in their COVID-19 restrictions to minimize the “unintended consequences” on the economy and public health, according to some regional chief medical officers.

Thousands without power as heavy winds blow through New Brunswick

Thousands of NB Power customers lost power Wednesday after strong winds battered the province.

Quebec area booted from N.B. travel bubble over COVID-19 case spike

Témiscouata Municipal Regional County in Quebec will no longer be in the extended travel bubble after a recent spike in COVID-19 cases, the New Brunswick government announced Thursday afternoon.

New Brunswick Progressive Conservatives win majority in pandemic vote

New Brunswick's Progressive Conservatives won re-election Monday night with a majority government for leader Blaine Higgs, who last month called a snap election, the first provincial vote to be held during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Scrapped health reforms linger over Sussex campaign, with hospital's fate a top concern

Seven months ago a crowd outside the Sussex Health Centre protested significant health-care reforms the Progressive Conservative government had planned for six small-town hospitals across New Brunswick.

Fredericton company supplying COVID-19 test chemicals detects virus at home office

LuminUltra Technologies Ltd., a Fredericton-based company assisting in the production of millions of COVID-19 tests, detected coronavirus at its headquarters in the city’s downtown.

Mount Allison students push back against tuition hike for partly online academic year

Mount Allison students are urging the university to repeal a tuition increase planned for the upcoming school year, a decision they say comes when students and their families face financial hardship as a result of the global pandemic.

Months after student trip cancelled, Saint John families wait for money back

Several Saint John area families are seeking answers for why they have yet to be reimbursed by an insurance provider after a student trip to Europe was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virtual health-care clinic says it's in trouble after medicare billing rate reduction

A New Brunswick-based virtual health-care clinic says it has been forced to scale back its services after the rate it could bill medicare was cut by almost a third.

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