Elizabeth Fraser

Reporter/Editor

Elizabeth Fraser is a reporter/editor with CBC New Brunswick based in Fredericton. She's originally from Manitoba. Story tip? elizabeth.fraser@cbc.ca

Latest from Elizabeth Fraser

Pickleball craze grows in N.B. — even though many people haven't heard of it

Pickleball, known to many as the sport with the weird name, is a combination of tennis, ping pong and badminton. It's also played on a badminton court. 

Harvey woman turns old fur coats into fashionable new accessories

Jessie McFadyen keeps a collection of old fur coats inside a small shop three metres from her home in Harvey.

Blaine Higgs shuffles cabinet after Robert Gauvin resignation

Premier Blaine Higgs has announced a cabinet shuffle Friday that will see two MLAs step into new roles following the resignation of former Deputy Premier Robert Gauvin.

'It scares me': Mother asks for signs, lights at highway bus stop

A Carleton County woman has been calling on the province to add signage and flashing lights along a busy highway where her two children wait to take the bus to school.

50% of immigrants in province leave after 5 years, new data show

Immigrants moving to New Brunswick have boosted the province's population, which has hit a record high of more than 780,000 people.

Chinese students barred from middle school after father's work permit expires

A Chinese family living in Fredericton has been forced by the government of Canada to return to Beijing. But the family is afraid to go back because of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan.

'It's disastrous': Communities uneasy about losing overnight ERs

People express concern over the cuts to emergency service hours in six New Brunswick communities.

Province drops overnight ER hours in major repurposing of 6 hospitals

The province says it will cut emergency-room operating hours at six New Brunswick hospitals and convert acute-care beds to long-term care beds in response to a shortage of staff and beds.

'Together until the end': Man, woman married 51 years die 32 hours apart

A couple married for 51 years died 32 hours apart last week. Their family says it's because the duo couldn't bear the thought of being apart.

10,000 immigrants won't come to N.B. if housing is beyond reach, council warns

The New Brunswick Multicultural Council says the provincial government's ambitious new immigration targets hinge on the creation of tens of thousands of new affordable housing units.

Riley Brook couple spot sun dogs when temperatures drop

A sun dog, also known as diamond dust or false sun and technically known as a parhelion, consists of two lights, one on each side of the actual sun. 

Shepody woman dies after being diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

An Albert County woman who was diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease last year, has died.

Want more immigrants? Put more money into support system, Multicultural Council says

If New Brunswick wants to boost its population, the province needs to put more money into the support system for immigrants, the New Brunswick Multicultural Council says.

Mount A students urged to stay close to campus during strike

The Mount Allison University Students Association is advising students to stay on or close to campus during the faculty and librarian strike.

Fredericton hockey legend Willie O'Ree featured in NHL video game

Ever dreamed of becoming a famous NHL hockey player like Willie O'Ree?
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