Matthew Bingley

Reporter

Matthew Bingley is a CBC reporter based in Saint John.

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Government commission helping flood victims navigate complex paperwork

A government agency in New Brunswick is trying it make it easier for some people to put their lives back together after this spring's record flooding by being more accessible.

Taking root: Willow trees used to bolster province's river systems

In a Fredericton greenhouse, thousands of juvenile willow trees are gaining their strength and soon they’ll become a valuable part of maintaining the health of the province’s river systems, while preventing further degradation.

Many flood-damaged homes in Saint John still unlivable

Even with the help of volunteers, friends and family members, people trying to pick up the pieces in their flood-damaged homes say it will be a long road to recovery.

'Crying is not going to help': Maugerville residents begin heartbreaking cleanup

Flood waters have receded enough to allow people to assess the damage and begin rebuilding their lives.

Restoration of Saint John market tower revealed a structure in 'dire shape'

Extensive flooding that forced the eviction of several tenants from the Saint John City Market tower, while disruptive, was a blessing in disguise, according to the lead architect.

Church closures met with sadness and acceptance in Saint John

Some parishioners in Saint John who learned during Sunday mass that their churches will be closing this year say the news, while not a total shock, has left them with sadness and questions about the future.

Keep your weed away from border, Canada and U.S. officials warn

April 20 is treated like a holiday at Smoke on the Water in Calais, Maine. On Friday, the dispensary, which doubles as a smoke shop where you can buy bongs and pipes, added some festive flair with balloons and signs.

Cannabis cases will continue to be prosecuted, despite legalization

It's still not clear exactly when pot will become legal in Canada, but while legislation works its way through the Senate in Ottawa, criminal cases will work their way through the courts.

Future uncertain for popular Fredericton ball hockey league

Every Sunday for the last 13 years, men in the Fredericton area have had a chance to blow off some winter steam with ball hockey, but the league's inability to find a reliable venue is making its future uncertain.

Hold on to the whole rim or don't win, lifelong Tim Hortons customer learns

A Saint John man who was disqualified from claiming a $50 gift card he won after he rolled up the rim of his Tim Hortons coffee says the coffee company has offered him an olive branch.

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