Tori Weldon

Reporter

Tori Weldon is a reporter based in Moncton. She's been working for the CBC since 2008.

Latest from Tori Weldon

Lalia Halfkenny: an important history almost lost to time

Lalia Halfkenny was the first Black woman to graduate from an institute of higher education in 1889 when few Black Canadians had access to any education at all.

Sackville Food Bank has new temporary home thanks to café owners' donation

Another reversal of fortune has provided the Sackville Food Bank with a temporary home less than a week after a flood forced volunteers out of their building and destroyed much of the food bank's stock.

Sackville seniors crochet hundreds of shawls, hoping they'll feel like hugs

For 10 years, the dozen or so women who belong to Heart in Hands in Sackville have been knitting and crocheting shawls for people experiencing hard times.

Sackville landlord ordered to pay $10,000 for ignoring zoning issues

A Sackville landlord was ordered to pay $10,000 to the town of Sackville for ignoring multiple requests to comply to local zoning bylaws, on top of covering moving expenses and any increase in rent for the 15 tenants who had to move out.

Gnomes, Bernie and an active volcano: Riverview holds sculpture competition

Hundreds of Riverview residents have carved out some outdoor time to participate in a Riverview snow sculptor contest.

Tenants' group delivers letter to the province demanding relief for renters

The NB Coalition for Tenants Rights is asking Premier Blaine Higgs for relief for tenants in the form of retroactive rent caps, a moratorium on evictions, and a rent bank fund for people struggling to pay the rent.

Plastic bags are banned, recycled or trashed, depending on where in N.B. you live

After decades of using, and throwing away, tonnes of plastic grocery bags, a lot has changed at New Brunswick landfills since 2018, when China and other Asian countries stopped accepting most of Canada's recycling.

27-room Lady Smith Manor restored as labour of love

A year and a half after a cross country move to purchase a long-empty mansion in a New Brunswick village hasn't dampened couples enthusiasm for their new project.

Legion in Shediac builds 8 new apartments for veterans

Eight apartments are now available to veterans in Shediac thanks to years of planning and fundraising by the Shediac Legion.

Executive director of Moncton's largest homeless shelter steps down

Jean Dube, executive director of House of Nazareth is stepping down after two years of running the city's largest homeless shelter leaving behind many unfulfilled promises.

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