Redmond Shannon

Redmond Shannon is an Irish CBC journalist who has been working in Fredericton. He is moving back to Ireland after 17 years.

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The Brexit effect on Ireland

Irish CBC journalist Redmond Shannon analyzes what the Brexit vote could mean for Ireland as he prepares to move back to his home country.

N.B. college of teachers proposal welcomed by expert

An education consultant is welcoming a recommendation that New Brunswick set up a professional college or society for teachers.

Atlanticade Motorcycle Festival celebrates 10th anniversary

The Atlanticade Motorcycle Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary in Moncton this weekend.

Fredericton paid suspended officers over $400K in 2 years

The Fredericton Police Force has spent more than $1.35 million on disciplinary actions in the past decade.

Horse Racing NB and FREX hit latest hurdle

One month after Fredericton Exhibition Ltd. changed the locks on Horse Racing New Brunswick's Winners Lounge bar, their strained relationship has taken another turn.

100 holes for 100 years of Fredericton Golf Club

Fredericton Golf Club member Craig Stairs raises money for charity and marks the club's centenary year.

Sisters meet for first time at Fredericton Airport

Fredericton Airport was the scene of an emotional family reunion on Sunday that was 56 years in the making.

Don't mess around with Carleton Park ask local residents

In the second of two workshops this week, Fredericton residents asked the city not to change much in Carleton Park along the Saint John River.

Fredericton residents invited to shape city's future

The City of Fredericton has launched a year-long initiative to engage the public in developing its first municipal plan since the late 1990s.

Fredericton looking for input into future of 2 city parks

The City of Fredericton is hosting two workshops this week to help develop a plan for two of the city’s most popular parks.

Fredericton working to help hotels near Regent overpass

The City of Fredericton's traffic engineer says he has been working with the province to help direct customers toward businesses near the Regent Street construction project.

Chipman not 'lying down' over bank closure

The new mayor of Chipman Carson Atkinson wants to get businesses and hundreds of local people to commit to change their bank in order to attract a new bank to the village.

Tuition Access Bursary revamp 'very likely,' says student association

The New Brunswick Student Alliance says it is “very likely” the province is now working toward a new sliding scale system for the Tuition Access Bursary program.

UNB town hall tackles budget headache

UNB’s president and vice-president of finance faced some tough questions from their own staff and students at a town hall event Monday.

Fredericton hotel struggles to fill positions

A Fredericton hotel is getting creative in its efforts to find workers, by offering a free appetizer for all applicants, and a $200 bonus for all new hires.