Gail Harding

Web Writer

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

Latest from Gail Harding

Gabi's Pie Shoppe a sweet success for Miramichi newcomers

A young couple looking for a more laid-back lifestyle in Miramichi, N.B., never imagined their idea for a pie bakery would end up being so successful. 

'I had tears running down my face': Fredericton couple happy to be back in Canada

Despite having to deal with another quarantine, David and Patricia Strang say they are happy to be back on Canadian soil.

Nova Scotia man killed in snowmobile accident near Bathurst

A 61-year-old man from Coldbrook, N.S., was killed Friday in a snowmobile accident in northern N.B.

Suspicious fire in Eel River Dundee destroys 2 plows, equipment and government garage

An early morning fire at a Department of Transportation and Infrastructure depot in Eel River Dundee has destroyed the building and the equipment stored inside.

N.B. Crime Stoppers will not change its handling of anonymous tips, president says

The president of Crime Stoppers in New Brunswick says there is no plan to change the way anonymous tips are dealt with after RCMP revealed they don't know who submitted false tips about Michel Vienneau. 

Fredericton writer makes Canada Reads 2020 longlist

Author Carla Gunn said having her book Amphibian selected for the Canada Reads 2020 longlist is flattering.

Flights, bus trips cancelled as province hit by freezing rain, snow

All of New Brunswick is under freezing rain and snowfall warnings, which are making travel treacherous across the province.

Shepody Mountain earns conservation protection in surprise announcement

People attending a public meeting in Riverside-Albert Thursday night to hear about a nomination to the provincial government to protect Shepody Mountain instead heard a surprise announcement that it would become conserved Crown land.

2-day disruption to Grand Manan ferry service causes economic hardship, says mayor

While ferry service to Grand Manan resumed Thursday afternoon, Dennis Greene says having no service for almost three days hurt the island's economy and services.

Jingle Bells in Mi'kmaq a Facebook hit for 7-year-old

After singing Jingle Bells in Mi'kmaq with her class at the school Christmas concert, Serena Kingbird of Esgenoô​​​​​​​petitj First Nation wanted to share it with more people. 

Whooping cough outbreak declared in Miramichi

The regional medical officer of health has declared an outbreak after eight cases of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, were reported in the Miramichi region. 

Mi'kmaw artist draws on past abuse for first illustration project

When Mi'kmaw artist Pauline Young was commissioned to illustrate two picture books she said she didn't hesitate to take on the project. But she didn't know where to start. 

Moncton pizza restaurant closed after car smashes through front door

A pizza restaurant in Moncton is closed for business after a car smashed through its front door on Saturday. 

Moncton apartment building fire under investigation

An early morning fire at a Moncton apartment building on McLaughlin Drive is under investigation.

More Chicken Bones liqueur on the way after first batch sells out

Fans of the Chicken Bones candy shouldn't despair if they didn't get a bottle of the Chicken Bones liqueur earlier this week. There is more on the way.