Mia Urquhart

Mia Urquhart is a journalist with CBC New Brunswick, based in Saint John. She can be reached at mia.urquhart@cbc.ca.

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From 'hilltop to hilltop to hilltop': residents grapple with impact of fast-moving forest fire

Bocabec resident Geoffrey Howson is among many residents quick to thank firefighters for saving their homes from a fast-moving forest fire.

Spectre of conversion therapy feared at summer camp aimed at teen boys

Members of the LGBTQ community are concerned about the language used to advertise a Christian summer camp for teenage boys near Saint John — so much so that one member reported it to police as potential conversion therapy, which is illegal in Canada.

Her son's disorder has been part of her world for years. Now this mom's focus is helping others

A few years after Tanya Walsh and her husband adopted their son Ben, they learned he has fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. It's now her job to work with other families with children who have a disorder that is far more common than many people know.

'Nothing natural about that': Family of inmate who died of COVID disappointed by inquest

After hearing two days of testimony, a coroner's jury examining the death of an inmate at the Saint John jail came up with 21 recommendations on Thursday afternoon. 

Saint John man who killed toddler must serve 22 years before he can seek parole

Karrson Bennett, 25, has been sentenced to life in prison with no parole for 22 years for the second-degree murder of a two-year-old boy in Saint John in 2021. 

N.B. has second-highest rate of food insecurity of 10 provinces

New Brunswick had the highest rate of any province for the percentage of households experiencing "moderate" food insecurity, according to a recent report on food insecurity in Canada. 

​You'll find art, ​vintage shaving blades and 10,000 other items at this massive N.B. estate sale

With whispers of a mysterious death and headstones in the basement, it's not your run-of-the-mill estate auction. But as often happens in small towns, legend overtakes reality. 

'I had a terrible, evil feeling inside of me,' man tells family of toddler he killed

Karrson Bennett got a chance to address the court at his sentencing hearing in Saint John on Wednesday, apologizing to the boy's family and trying to explain what drove him to do it.

N.B. community with racial slur to be renamed, signs already removed

The New Brunswick government has agreed to change the name of a community near Campbellton and a similarly named mountain nearby that contain a racial slur.

Premier confirms rent cap is still on the table for N.B.

The chair of a tenants rights group in New Brunswick says she has an easy fix for the flawed housing amendments that were supposed to protect against huge rent increases — scrap the whole thing and bring back rental control.