Maria Jose Burgos

Reporter

Maria Jose Burgos is a reporter with CBC New Brunswick based in Fredericton. She is a recent graduate of the journalism program at St. Thomas University. She's originally from Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Latest from Maria Jose Burgos

Moncton couple build haunted castle in their front lawn

April Mullin and George Bastarache spend hours every day getting ready for the one night a year they can show off their many terrifying props and watch kids and adults get spooked by them.

An Indigenous artist takes a vacation alone — and CBSA holds him, X-rays him for drugs

Timothy Hogan, an Aboriginal artist, believes racism was involved when the Canada Border Services Agency searched him for drugs when he returned from a vacation in the Dominican Republic.
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Step inside a Cannabis NB store

CBC New Brunswick gets a first look at a Cannabis NB store with actual product on the shelves.

Trans student athletes now able to play university sports

U Sports, the organization that oversees varsity university athletics in Canada, has created one of the most inclusive policies ever released for transgender athletes.
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Fredericton strong: The city's regimental funeral parade captured in photos

Nine photos that highlight some memorable and touching moments from Saturday's regimental funeral for two of the city's fallen officers, Robb Costello and Sara Burns.
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A small city with a huge heart: Fredericton mourns after shooting

After the Fredericton shooting that left four residents dead, the community comes together to remember the dead with flowers, balloons, teddy bears and superheroes.
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Bringing the circle back together: Students unite against racist posters at UNB campus

An event at the University of New Brunswick had more than 100 students, faculty and members of the community dancing, singing and holding hands in response to racist posters around campus last week.
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Here's how Fredericton's 1st Syrian newcomer to marry celebrated during the storm

The wedding celebration of Fredericton's first Syrian newcomer to marry took place Thursday, while the 'weather bomb' fell just outside the window.

Best 9: (Y)our 2017 #mycbcnb Instagram sensations

CBC New Brunswick is keeping up with Instagram's #bestnine trend, which compiles the nine most-liked #mycbcnb posts of the year. Check them out.

Take a look at N.B.'s most beautiful outdoor Christmas displays

New Brunswickers submitted photos of their outdoor Christmas lights displays, or nominated their friends and neighbours, for the first ever Light It Up N.B. competition. Here's the top five.

Fredericton adds contradictory twist to its historic 'woonerf'

Woonerfs are meant to be pedestrian-friendly streets but Fredericton's version has an unusual characteristic: free 30-minute parking that might attract more cars than people to this area.

Grand Manan fisherman finds lobster with Pepsi can imprinted on claw

Lobster fisher Karissa Lindstrand found a lobster with a Pepsi can image imprinted on its claw.

Lucky the translucent lobster may be 1 in 100 million

Robinson Russell has been fishing lobster at Grand Manan for 20 years. Never had he seen an “almost rainbow-coloured” lobster until this week.

'It was quite the ride': Snowy owl rides shotgun to safety

Luc Duchesne saw a snowy owl sitting on the grass across from his workplace and knew something was wrong with it. He called the Atlantic Wildlife Institute for help.
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Colour, ink and string: Fredericton artist creates with 'stub' hand

Natalie Perry was born with one hand and discovered an art technique that allows her to create art with her stub and her right hand.