Jennifer Sweet

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Jennifer Sweet is a reporter with CBC News based in Fredericton. She can be reached at 451-4176 or jennifer.sweet@cbc.ca.

Latest from Jennifer Sweet

Grand Mananers welcome 2 Ukrainian families to island

Grand Mananers rolled out the red carpet and rang the church bell on the hill in North Head to welcome two families from Ukraine to their island “safe harbour.”

McAdam residents rally around man accused of 'taking law into own hands'

About 50 people from McAdam, including the mayor, turned out at the Fredericton courthouse Thursday to support a man from the area who is facing charges after what some are describing as a case of vigilante justice.

Beaverbrook Art Gallery adds historic stained glass to collection

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery has acquired its first piece of stained-glass art and collections manager John Leroux says it’s replete with New Brunswick historical significance and the beauty of the craft.

New Brunswick plays host to a muted celebration of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee

The celebration of the the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the throne began in New Brunswick's capital with flag raisings and a chorus of God Save the Queen — but the fanfare is somewhat muted, and a local political scientist isn't surprised.

New Maryland woman pleads for return of her late father's snowshoes

Janet Tremblay of New Maryland is hoping for the return of the snowshoes that belonged to her late father after they were accidentally sold during a yard sale.

Business insolvencies start to creep up as pandemic relief programs end

After dropping off to next to nothing during the pandemic, the number of bankruptcies has started to rise. An analyst in Atlantic Canada predicts numbers surpassing the last recession within the next year.

Indigenous leaders decry missed opportunity in N.B.'s naming of new communities

Indigenous groups are reacting with familiar disappointment to the absence of any Indigenous names for New Brunswick’s new municipal entities.

Some improvement, but many waits for hip-replacement surgery in N.B. still too long

New Brunswick was much better at meeting target wait times for hip replacements last year than it was in 2020, but some patients continue to experience excruciating delays.

Province non-committal on Chantel Moore inquest jury recommendations

New Brunswick's public safety minister is non-committal about implementing recommendations from the Chantel Moore inquest, pointing out that he doesn't have the authority to put some of them into effect.

Chantel Moore inquest shows 'urgent need' for inquiry into systemic racism, say chiefs

The six chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick have renewed their call for an Indigenous-led inquiry into systemic racism, saying this week's coroner's inquest into the police shooting death of Chantel Moore in Edmundston in 2020 has demonstrated the "urgent need."

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