Rachel Cave

Rachel Cave is a CBC reporter based in Saint John, New Brunswick.

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Saint John family makes up for lost time after grandmothers expelled from N.B. during COVID

Lorena Rico still feels the sting of having her mother and mother-in-law expelled from New Brunswick in a manner that felt cruel and confusing.

Saint John police use less force when mental health workers come along to crisis calls

Saint John police used less force responding to people in mental distress in recent years if officers were joined by a mental health care provider on crisis calls, a study by a University of New Brunswick Saint John professor found.

Transatlantic balloon pilots wait in southern N.B. for favourable winds

A British couple's transatlantic journey by helium balloon has been five years in the planning, including Royal Navy training on how to survive a ditch into the ocean.

Student stunned by 61% price hike in mandatory meal plan at UNB Saint John

Garrett Oakes, 19, says he feels blindsided by a big jump in what he’ll have to pay for food while living in residence next year at the University of New Brunswick Saint John.

Nurse keeps trucking after leaving N.B. hospital job during the pandemic

Leah Gorham, 43, feels no regrets after leaving a 15-year nursing career at the Saint John Regional Hospital for life in a transport truck.

What's $1M anymore? N.B. lotto winners say not having to work is still a sweet prize

Shortly after Bruce Rupert and Shelly Brewer won $1M on Lotto 6/49 in February, their jackpot was eclipsed by far bigger wins in New Brunswick. But that has not diminished the thrill of their good fortune, or the great relief of not having to work anymore.

N.B. Indigenous divers among newest trainees in Canada's ghost-gear retrieval program

A small group of Indigenous divers has been training in New Brunswick lakes and swimming pools ahead of two ambitious missions this summer, aimed at recovering lost and abandoned fishing equipment, also known as ghost gear.

Future of WorkSafe rehab centre up for review after total program suspension

The days of sending New Brunswick's injured workers to Grand Bay-Westfield for weeks-long stints of rehabilitation may have come to a quiet end.

Why Hockey N.B. is hiring a Black drag performer to lead workshops on respect

When Hockey New Brunswick started tracking all complaints of discrimination last year, organizers expected to get just a few. Instead, 29 allegations were investigated, resulting in 15 players being suspended for a minimum of five games to as many as 20. 

Saint Andrews feels the buzz again as tourists return to the seaside town

Italy, Latvia, Israel, Mexico and Japan are just some of the far-flung places that appear in this year’s guest book at the Saint Andrews welcome centre.