Harry Forestell

Host CBC News New Brunswick at 6

Harry Forestell is the host of CBC News New Brunswick at 6. He worked in London as journalist from 1995 to 2000 and from 2005 to 2008 as CBC's European correspondent for Newsworld.

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The weight of a Silver Cross

Debbie Sullivan wasn’t surprised when her only son, Chris, announced that he would be entering the military. He craved adventure and had been raised to seek a life of public service. Chris died in a submarine fire in 2004. This year, his mom has been named the National Silver Cross mother. 'I'm keeping his legacy alive,' she says

Blaine Higgs believes better relationship with Justin Trudeau will benefit N.B.

Premier Blaine Higgs shows no signs of wearing down under the strain of managing a minority government in a wide-ranging, year-end interview with the CBC's Harry Forestell. 

Grief-stricken family, friends look for answers after losing loved one to suicide

Brad Martn's family and friends did what they could to help him, but they couldn't stop the Saint John man from taking his own life. Now, two years later, his loved ones struggle with unanswerable questions.

Silence on the Tobique: Founder cancels fiddle festival to protest clearcuts

Bill Miller, canoe maker and founder of Fiddles on the Tobique, is not holding the annual festival because he says he's upset with the continuing clear cutting of forests along the river.

New Brunswick's 'quiet' soldier honoured in Heritage Minute

A new Heritage Minute honours the wartime contributions of New Brunswick's storied North Shore Regiment, with a focus on Maj. Archie MacNaughton, in time for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy.

A remarkable year in the life of Lt.-Gov. Jocelyne Roy Vienneau

Few people have been at the centre of as many important New Brunswick stories this year as Jocelyne Roy Vienneau, the lieutenant-governor.

'It's human life': Woman with schizophrenia deteriorated after bed-bug infestation

A Moncton man is speaking out after his sister with schizophrenia was left in her apartment for days without her caregivers and deteriorated so much she's now in a catatonic state in hospital.

Under the water: a look at blue sharks through the lens

With his camera, Nick Hawkins gives voice to sharks, right whales and other ocean life.

9 Catholic churches in Saint John diocese to shut doors

Nine Roman Catholic churches in the Saint John Diocese will close by September, the church told parishioners on Sunday.

The toughest battle of his life: Retired soldier coping with PTSD

A decade after he returned from Afghanistan, Sheldon Roberts is still in battle mode. His mission? To stay alive.

Brothers in arms: Ron and Ryan Anderson both survived tours in Afghanistan — but not PTSD

Ron and Ryan Anderson were good soldiers. But they didn't die on a faraway battlefield. They died at home, in Canada, struggling with what they had seen and done at war.

Church's plea of poverty a poor excuse, victims' lawyer says

The lawyer acting for victims of pedophile priests in the Archdiocese of Moncton is dismissing claims the church is running out of money.

Not on our watch: CEO Stephen Lund assures another Atcon fiasco will not happen

If being called a liar upsets Stephen Lund, he does a fair job of concealing it. But it's clear the accusation rankles.

Finance Minister ​Bill Morneau convinced tax reforms needed

​Bill Morneau didn't look like a man fleeing pitchforks and torches as he sauntered into a Saturday morning briefing for reporters over the weekend.

How it feels to be a $15,000 winner — for a few minutes

When Sherrie Thomas stopped at the Boiestown Irving convenience store for a banana on her way to work, she never expected to walk away feeling $15,000 richer.