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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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.
Analysis

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.
Analysis

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.
Opinion

A reporter remembers the death of Diana

Harry Forestell, who worked as a CBC reporter in London, remembers covering the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, and the sudden quiet, resentment, anger and sadness that descended on the city.

On Father's Day: How my daughter's essay shed a new light on my Parkinson's diagnosis

Harry Forestell, host of CBC News: New Brunswick at 6, was recently diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. On Father's Day, he writes about how his daughter made his diagnosis the subject of an essay on life's turning points — and the lesson he learned.

Out Standing in the Field: Vet shares story of abuse, misogyny and hope in Canada's military

It’s taken 25 years for Sandra Perron to speak out about the abuse and misogyny she experienced while wearing the uniform of the Canadian Forces.

Senior swims with virtual whales

Joyce Merrill of the York Care Centre in Fredericton spins slowly in a circle, taking in the watery blue depths around her as humpback whales and a big turtle swim by.