Isabelle Leger

Isabelle Leger is a reporter based in Fredericton. You can reach her at

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Renowned architect to create museum around historic St. Stephen basketball court

What some believe is world’s oldest basketball court in St. Stephen will get a long-awaited facelift with the help of an architectural firm renowned for its work designing sports heritage experience museums. 

Self-referral mammograms for women in their 40s coming to N.B.

New Brunswick women in their 40s will be able to self-refer for mammograms next year, a move that is being welcomed by an advocate and an oncologist.

How they spent their summer vacation: cheeky camp for plants set up by Mount A librarians

How did your plants spend the summer? Gazing out of a window, awaiting the excitement of a fresh watering? Well, a group of plants at Mount Allison University had the summer of a lifetime. 

Some N.B. butcher shops at capacity before hunting season's end

Hunting season isn’t over, but one butcher said it's been one of the busiest seasons he’s ever seen. 

4 North Atlantic right whales spotted in Bay of Fundy

Four North Atlantic right whales were spotted in the Bay of Fundy Saturday, the first documented sighting in the area this year.

People who lost everything in major apartment fire in Fredericton moved by community's help

Sarah White was at work Thursday when she began getting calls from friends and acquaintances who were worried for her safety. 

Woodstock Airport celebrates 55th anniversary with food, plane rides

More than 100 people gathered in Woodstock on Saturday to celebrate the local airport’s 55th anniversary. 

Horizon to close 18-bed unit in Saint John, displacing 26 nurses, to create 2 bigger units

Horizon Health Network is closing an 18-bed unit at the Saint John Regional Hospital, displacing 26 nurses. However a human resource official with the health network says there will not be any job losses.

Crowd celebrates Emancipation Day in Fredericton

About 80 people gathered in front of city hall in Fredericton Monday to honour Emancipation Day for the second time in New Brunswick's history.

Nackawic-Millville formally bids for new jail with hopes for an economy boost

Tim Fox is pegging his community of Nackawic-Millville as the ideal location for the province’s new jail.