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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Pilot had never flown small plane before day of crash, investigator's report says

The Transportation Safety Board has closed its investigation into the July 3 crash of a small plane at the Sussex airport that killed the 67-year-old pilot. 

Judge won't throw out tight Saint John Harbour election result

A judge has rejecting setting aside the election result last September in the provincial riding of Saint John Harbour. 

Blackville residents fed up with squealing, smoking cars and law-breaking ATV riders

Some Blackville residents have lost patience with the burnouts, squealing tires and revving engines that regularly disturb the peace in the village.

'Bonne fête!': Prime Minister joins National Acadian Day celebrations in Dieppe

Thousands of people filled the streets of Dieppe, N.B., Thursday to celebrate National Acadian Day and the World Acadian Congress.

RCMP pelted with rocks at one of the 'burn-out' parties causing concern in northeast

RCMP are trying to bring an end to so-called "burnout parties" after several incidents on the Acadian Peninsula. 

Beef donation to Fredericton food bank marks start of Islamic holiday

The Pakistani-Canadian Association of New Brunswick is celebrating the start of the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha with a much-appreciated donation of halal meat to the Fredericton food bank. 

Fredericton city council to explore noise reduction bylaw

Fredericton city council has directed city staff to begin exploring a bylaw to limit excessive noise from loud vehicles.

Union blames understaffing for recent assaults on guards at Shediac jail

The union representing correctional officers at the Southeast Regional Correctional Centre in Shediac, says overcrowding and understaffing have resulted in regular assaults on guards — including two in the last week.

2 Canadian Coast Guard ships fined for speeding in right whale slowdown zone

Two Canadian Coast Guard vessels were among the six ships fined Monday by Transport Canada after being caught violating speed restrictions aimed at protecting North Atlantic right whales. 

Legionnaires' disease investigation focuses on 26 Moncton buildings

While no new cases of legionnaires' disease have been reported in Moncton, the search area for the source of the current outbreak has been narrowed.

Moncton airport de-icing plan part of $8.3M federal announcement

Part of the $8.34 million announced Wednesday for the Moncton airport will go to the expansion of a de-icing pad.

Proper care of mulch helps prevent fires: fire marshal

New Brunswick Fire Marshal Michael Lewis says mulch can be a very volatile product if it is not properly cared for during extended periods of dry weather.   

Fort Folly First Nation revives Mi'kmaq cultural practices

The Fort Folly First Nation in eastern New Brunswick is bringing Mi'kmaq cultural practices back to the community with the help of cultural co-ordinator Nicole Dubé. 

New Brunswick NDP cancels leadership convention after candidate fails vetting process

The New Brunswick New Democratic Party remains optimistic it will recruit a number of potential candidates so a leadership convention can be held. 

Heat wave closes salmon pools on 2 N.B. rivers

Salmon pools on two New Brunswick rivers have been closed because high water temperatures are stressful to the fish, Fisheries and Oceans Canada says.