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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Dead right whale found, necropsy Friday on Miscou Island

A necropsy will be conducted Friday on the dead north Atlantic right whale that was seen drifting off Quebec's Gaspé coast earlier this week.

Lost exam results mean rewrites for 3 separate trades at NBCC Moncton

As James McKee-Loggie gets ready to rewrite his exam for his second block for certification as a truck and transport service technician, he's still wondering what happened to the first exam he wrote last month and to all his personal information listed on it. 

'It was hard to take': Son shares father's memories of D-Day battle

When Leslie Clark returned to his hometown of Millbank in northeastern New Brunswick, he tried to forget what happened overseas by tucking his Second World War memorabilia away in a couple of old suitcases.

PM Justin Trudeau appoints 1st female Chief Justice of N.B.'s Court of Queen's Bench

Tracey K. DeWare is among four people appointed to the Court of Queen's Bench on Tuesday.

Don't play politics with St. John River floods, Fredericton MP asks Higgs

Fredericton MP Matt DeCourcey has vented his frustration with what he sees as the New Brunswick government's lack of interest in working with the federal government on flood remediation projects. 

Police ID 4 teens who died after car flipped in Miramichi

Four teenagers died in a car accident Saturday night in Miramichi, N.B., after the vehicle they were in left the road and flipped, ending upside down in deep water. 

'We're just doing our best': N.B. residents prepare for rising water levels

As water levels on the St. John River continue to rise, residents are working to keep the floodwaters from reaching their homes.

'He would not have survived': Bus driver, teachers rescue man from burning car

Charter bus driver Orland Clark says he's sure the quick action he and two high school teachers took Saturday night to rescue a man from a burning car saved that man's life. 

Cooke Inc. continues expansion with purchase of seafood distributor

Cooke Inc., the Saint John-based seafood and aquaculture business, has bought another company, a seafood distributor in California, as it continues its expansion into other markets. 
SEEKING SHELTER

Many questions, few answers on homeless crisis

At CBC's community forum this week on homelessness in Moncton, many people asked questions about what happens next to solve the housing crisis in the city. 

'Breaks my heart': Homeless face cold streets again with no plan in place

Finding a solution to Moncton's homeless situation was top of mind at a forum held Tuesday night to discuss the issue. 

Chaleur region mayors ready for regional police force

The mayor of Belledune says his town is more than ready for a regional police force and the cost savings that would come with it — and he's applauding a new study recommending action on making one a reality.

High snowbanks and power lines don't mix, NB Power warns

While it might make for a cool picture to stand on a high snowbank, NB Power is warning people across the province not to get too close to power lines.

Trans-Canada becomes hazardous as up to 40 cm of snow falls on province

Cancellations and closures piled up Monday as a snowstorm hit southern parts of the province, making travel tricky and threatening to leave up to 40 centimetres in some places.

Board game highlighting Miramichi a hit for locals

Customized board games featuring some familiar landmarks from cities in New Brunswick are proving popular with those who've purchased and played the game.