Gail Harding

Web Writer

Gail Harding began her career as a journalist in the newspaper industry before joining CBC as a web writer.

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Bayside residents celebrate denial of lobster company's rezoning application

Bayside residents are happy their fight to keep a lobster distribution centre from being built on the St. Croix waterfront has been won. 

Breast density results now included in mammogram reports to New Brunswick women

Since the first letters containing breast density results were sent out with their mammogram reports, women across the province have been contacting Kathy Kaufield, a breast cancer survivor to tell her how thankful they are for the information. 

Miss Vickie's Canada recalls chips for possible glass contamination

The possible presence of pieces of glass has prompted Miss Vickie's Canada to recall a number of its Kettle Cooked Potato Chips brand of chips from store shelves.

New Brunswick restaurant owners prepare for slow season during COVID-19

Restaurant owners, already struggling with reduced seating, reduced staff and fewer customers due to the pandemic, are now hoping they can survive the slower winter months.

'Reverse' Santa Claus parade in Moncton called off

COVID-19 concerns have scratched another Santa Claus parade from the calendar, this time in Moncton, where organizers had hoped to try something a little different to be safe.

Some mail-in ballots sent out too late to be counted in N.B. election

New Brunswick's chief electoral officer Kim Poffenroth has told a federal standing committee she knew some mail-in ballots were sent out too late for them to be returned in time to be counted in September's provincial election. 

No spill of hazardous material after 4 rail cars derail in Moncton train yard

There were no spills or leaks of hazardous or dangerous material after four rail cars derailed in Gordon Yard, the CN rail yard in Moncton on Tuesday, the fire department says.

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 3 new cases of COVID-19 in Campbellton region

There are three new COVID-19 cases in the Campbellton region, including two that turned up during mass testing in Dalhousie on the weekend.

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 2 new cases, 8 recoveries reported Friday

As residents of Restigouche County head into the weekend under a more restrictive orange phase, Premier Blaine Higgs says the region is very close to being put back into the red phase as more positive cases of COVID-19 are announced. 

Moncton warehouse fire under investigation

Moncton firefighters continue to investigate the cause of a fire Thursday evening that destroyed a Moncton warehouse on Barker Street where there was a suspicious fire three weeks ago.

One person in custody as Fredericton standoff comes to an end

Fredericton police say one person has been taken into custody without incident following a call that included a barricaded person on Thursday. The area blocked off since around 8 a.m. is gradually reopening.

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Campbellton region 'on verge' of return to red phase after new cases

More restrictions have been announced for the Campbellton region, which recorded three new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, almost two weeks after it was pushed back to the orange phase of recovery.  

Pregnant woman fends off coyotes near Woolastook Park

A woman who is nine months pregnant was able to fend off three or four coyotes that surrounded her and her two dogs while she was out walking near Woolastook Park on Tuesday, says the chief of the Upper Kingsclear Fire Department.

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Dalhousie man becomes 4th victim, 6 new cases reported

The town of Dalhousie is mourning the loss of a local man identified as New Brunswick's fourth COVID-19-related fatality.

Perfect 'anti-storm' cited as reason for especially low tides in Chaleur Bay

A lower-than-normal tide in Chaleur Bay had many wondering what was the cause. It turns out the new moon, the timing of the low tide and the weather all played a role.