Rachel Cave

Rachel Cave is a CBC reporter based in Saint John, New Brunswick.

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Mother of disabled son fears she'll lose everything before her day in court

Colette Theriault says she doesn't know how she'll find the money to care for her 29-year-old son who functions at the level of a two-year-old.

Police search for driver after 20 gulls killed in Moncton Coliseum parking lot

Codiac RCMP are looking for the driver of a GMC Sierra truck that plowed through flocks of gulls outside the Moncton Coliseum, killing as many as 20 birds and injuring others.

'It symbolizes man's hubris': Canaport bird kill inspires 2 artists

Photographer Thaddeus Holownia and poet Harry Thurston collaborate on a book about the 7,500 birds that died after flying toward the burning natural gas at the flare stack in east Saint John in September 2013.
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'You could see the carnage everywhere': First responder remembers 2013 bird die-off

Barry Rothfuss knew he was witnessing a catastrophic die-off as soon as he arrived at the natural gas terminal in east Saint John around 6 o'clock on the evening of Sept. 14, 2013.

London-trained archivist helps Sisters of Charity catalogue 'moments of grace'

Lex Stephenson, a London-trained archivist, is curating the Sisters of Charity's 165-year history, a milestone they're celebrating in Saint John this weekend.    

Grand Manan man sentenced to 4 years in prison for fatal New Year's crash

A Grand Manan man has been sentenced to four years in prison for driving while impaired and causing the crash that killed a local fisherman on New Year's Day in 2018.

Irving Oil charged in connection with refinery explosion last year

WorkSafeNB says three charges have been laid against Irving companies in connection with the explosion that happened almost exactly one year ago at the Irving Oil refinery in Saint John.

Stays of legal proceedings put damper on province's multi-billion-dollar tobacco suit

New Brunswick's bid to recover billions of dollars in smoking-related health-care costs from the world's largest tobacco companies has been stayed until March 12.

Parents whose daughter died by suicide call for compassion

A Quispamsis man who buried his 21-year-old daughter this month after she succumbed to injuries suffered in a suicide attempt, says he's been spending his haunted, sleepless nights working out his grief in Facebook posts that he wants shared as widely as possible.

Man claiming to be ex-premier's son finds no answer in unsealed documents

John Hall's bid to determine if former premier Richard Hatfield is his biological father came to an inconclusive end earlier this month.

Relief coming to employers after stretch of higher WorkSafeNB premiums

After three consecutive years of increasing workers compensation premiums, employers in New Brunswick are about to get a reprieve.

Parents who served time for severe neglect granted access to their 5 children

A father who was sentenced by a Saint John judge to two years of incarceration for failing to provide his malnourished and suffering young children with even the most basic care, says he sees them all the time now and talks to them every day.

Former NHL player returns to Saint John High School with warning about concussions

Former Boston Bruins player Andrew McKim, who graduated from Saint John High School in 1988, returned to his alma mater Thursday to warn students that untreated head injuries can ruin a life.

'Bad girls': Remembering when unwed mothers were told to forget their babies

Marie Crouse, who gave up her baby for adoption when she was 15, says she's not waiting to hear "sorry" from Ottawa, even though a Senate committee says thousands of Canadian women like her are owed an apology for the way they were treated in the postwar years for getting pregnant outside marriage.

Unsealed adoption records lead Ontario woman back to her mother

Kathy Reid is one of 476 people who recently applied to New Brunswick's post-adoption services to see names that were withheld prior to April 1, 2018.