Lane Harrison


Lane Harrison is a reporter for CBC New Brunswick based in Saint John. You can reach him at

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Read all about it, 270-year-old N.B. newspapers go digital

The project, Early Modern Canadian Newspapers Online, is digitizing more than 30 newspapers from 1752 to 1810, including publications from New Brunswick.

Public and MPs debate proposed federal ridings for Saint John

Citizens and members of Parliament appeared at a public hearing in Rothesday on Thursday to argue for and against two new federal ridings.

Indigenous leaders frustrated by provincial holiday for Queen's funeral

Indigenous leaders in New Brunswick are criticizing the province’s decision to hold a holiday for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral while Truth and Reconciliation Day hasn’t received the same treatment. 

UNB assistant prof helps study ways to detect alien life

UNB assistant professor Allison Enright was a visiting scholar at Harvard University this summer, where she took part in a NASA-funded study exploring the ways humans can identify living things on different planets.

Shark rarely seen in Bay of Fundy spotted 31 times in past week

Biologists working off New Brunswick have been seeing a lot lately of a shark species that is rarely seen in the Bay of Fundy's waters.

Volunteers narrow digital divide in Saint John's priority communities

Data from a survey conducted in five community centres found 31 per cent of respondents lack internet access at home and 30 per cent don’t have a computer. 

City of Saint John project looks at beefing up number of crosswalks

A new municipal project will be identifying locations with a high density of pedestrians to help create a more formalized plan for prioritizing new crosswalk installations.
CBC Investigates

Is a GTA real estate deal that sounds like paradise too good to be true?

A million dollar-plus home in the Greater Toronto Area's hot real estate market for only $700,000. A five per cent down payment. A 30-year mortgage at a 2.75 per cent interest rate. Those were the appealing terms of a real estate deal that caught the eye of a local realtor last summer and prompted him to warn Toronto’s Black community.

A small train born from big dreams

After years of work and some supply chain delays, Malcolm McKay opened the one-eighth-scale railway on his family’s farm outside of Hampton this summer. 

Scorecard in works to help show utilities' progress to clean energy

A smart energy scorecard might help motivate utilities to step up their performane, says the CEO of Smart Grid Innovation Network, which received $815,000 in federal money for the project on Thursday.