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Canada's Ultimate Challenge: New country-wide obstacle competition to air in 2023

Twenty-four contestants from across the country will compete in solo, tandem and team challenges and face possible elimination as they vie for a substantial prize.

Explosion of mites leads to worst loss of Canada's bee colonies

Nearly half of Canada's honeybee colonies didn't survive the winter and Ernesto Guzman, president of the Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists, said the main factor behind the losses could be the varroa mite — a parasitic bug that attacks and feeds on bees.

Recent rescue of hikers in N.S. highlights need for proper planning, RCMP warn

A recent search and rescue operation for two injured hikers in a remote area of Cape Breton highlights the need for the public to be more aware of the dangers involved in exploring the outdoors, according to the RCMP.
Rivalry Series

Canada's offensive woes continue in another women's hockey loss to U.S.

Canada's women's hockey team fell 2-1 to the United States Tuesday night in Moncton, N.B., and now trail their five-game Rivalry Series two games to none.

After knife attack 1st time on Appalachian Trail, N.B. hiker plans to do 3,500 km again

Kirby Morrill has loved sports since she was a young girl. At the University of New Brunswick, she was a rugby star, celebrated for her "off-the-charts" tackling. But for close to a decade she had dreamed of another physical achievement — hiking the 3,500-kilometre Appalachian Trail.

N.B. doctor found guilty of misconduct in U.K.

A family doctor now practising in New Brunswick has been found guilty of misconduct by a tribunal in the United Kingdom after making "sexually motivated" remarks to someone who identified herself as a 13-year-old girl.

Struck by tragedy, small N.B. town to host Habs, Panthers in Hockeyville celebration

A tiny New Brunswick community, known mainly for its federal maximum-security prison, has been transformed into Hockeyville in celebration of the game -- and in memory of a young player who died too soon.

Martha Stewart offers business advice to cannabis industry leaders

Food and lifestyles guru Martha Stewart says the recipe for success she has followed throughout her career also applies to cannabis companies — offer quality products at fair prices.

Baby boom among endangered right whales offers researchers some hope

Researchers have reported seeing seven North Atlantic right whale calves this winter off the southern U.S. coast, where the mammals spend winters before coming north to Canada as temperatures warm.

Trudeau warns fear-mongering over immigration will be part of election campaign

Justin Trudeau is warning voters to be wary of fear-mongering about immigration, suggesting the issue will be a hot-button topic during the federal election campaign this fall.