Isabelle Leger

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P.E.I. runner breaks record at Fredericton Marathon

Runners went head-to-head this weekend at the 44th annual Stewart McKelvey Fredericton Marathon, back on the Mother's Day weekend after three years.

Moncton runner Geneviève Lalonde taking a break from competition

Olympic runner Geneviève Lalonde of Moncton has announced she is taking a break from competition. But she isn't retiring.

Chiefs call for return of Indigenous artifacts destined for storage by N.B. Museum

The six chiefs of The Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick are calling on the New Brunswick Museum to return Indigenous artifacts destined to be placed in storage following the announcement of the museum’s temporary closure. 

N.B. farmers worry about seeding season as fertilizer costs soar

Farmers across the Maritimes say their operating costs have increased significantly with fertilizer imports from Russia under sanction, and some are looking for alternatives. 

N.B. woman hopes to sail onto TV screens with new reality series

One New Brunswicker has potentially scored her own reality TV show based in the Caribbean after having sparked the interest of Hollywood producer Joel Silverman. 

Ice-breaking project in Shippagan could lead to earlier start for snow crab fishery

An ice-breaking operation took place in Shippagan, N.B., last week in an attempt to start the snow crab fishing season earlier and limit encounters with North Atlantic right whales. 

Atlantic Institution inmate dies in custody Friday

Dany Bernatchez has died in custody at the Atlantic Institution in Renous, N.B., Corrections Canada announced Saturday.

Woman who went missing in Moncton area has died

An 83-year-old who went missing Friday evening was found by Codiac Regional RCMP on Saturday. The woman was in medical distress when she was located and later died.

Beaverbrook Art Gallery unveils long-awaited new works, renovations

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton estimates it welcomed 1,000 visitors to its official reopening Saturday. The gallery was closed for two years.

Felines in distress rescued by Saint John cat-lovers

Saint John woman Tricia Doyle took over what was formerly known as Rescue Meow in Saint John in January, alongside her partner Debbie Macfarlane. Now known as Helping Hearts, the pair offer a foster program for cats and catch stray cats, neuters them and finds them new homes.