Shane Fowler


Shane Fowler has been a CBC journalist based in Fredericton since 2013.

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Bail extended for convicted child killer James Paul Turpin

A man convicted of second-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend's toddler in 2004 was back in court in Fredericton on Tuesday.

Vandal in all-terrain vehicle rips up Hartland golf course

A Hartland golf course is facing thousands of dollars in repair work after someone vandalized their greens with an off-road vehicle.

Why business owners feel stymied by mass forestry operations in northern N.B.

Businesses that rely on tourism in northern New Brunswick say they face headwinds brought on by large-scale forest operations.

Cross-border dam generates no power, but its uncertain fate fuels anxiety

The tiny Forest City dam on the border between Maine and New Brunswick doesn't look like much more than a pile of rusting iron and aged lumber.

Fredericton man who showed decapitation videos to child gets conditional discharge

A Fredericton man who showed two decapitation videos to a nine-year-old boy received a conditional discharge in provincial court on Wednesday.

Roadwork starts on Route 114 near Fundy National Park, but residents skeptical

Crews have started fixing up the pocked roadway that tourists travel to reach some of New Brunswick's most iconic vistas.

Clearcuts around Mount Carleton an eyesore to hikers, a teaching exhibit to industry

On a clear day, you might see 10 million trees from the top of Mount Carleton, according to a hiking map provided by the Mount Carleton Provincial Park in northern New Brunswick. 

Emerald ash borer invasion spreads to another New Brunswick community

A dreaded tree-trashing insect has been recorded in a new location in New Brunswick, but the Canadian Food Inspection Agency won't confirm where the emerald ash borer has landed.

Oromocto First Nation celebrates first new homes built in more than 10 years

For the first time in more than a decade a new home has been built in Oromocto First Nation.

Saint Johners react to 'not guilty' verdict in Dennis Oland murder trial

For eight years, the murder of multimillionaire Richard Oland and the subsequent murder trial and retrial of his son Dennis have been a constant conversation among Saint John residents.

Police ID body found on riverbank as missing St. Stephen woman

RCMP have confirmed the person found dead on the shore of the St. Croix River just outside St. Stephen over the weekend was the 68-year-old woman search and rescue teams had been trying to locate for the last week. 

Fredericton gives up trying to find source of mysterious oil leak

After two months of searching for the source of an underground oil leak into a Fredericton museum, engineers are throwing in the towel.

New Brunswick 'Elvis' denied entry to U.S. to perform at cross-country festival

Several Canadian performers faced intense scrutiny and questioning at the U.S.-Canada border Thursday, despite an invitation by a Maine town to celebrate Canada Day, the Fourth of July, and the relationship between both countries.  

'We hauled for 5 days': Town of Oromocto cleans up illegal dump site

The New Brunswick town says it’s completed the cleanup of a large illegal dump site at one of its public works yards.

St. John River angler blames mercury poisoning on fish caught in headpond

A recreational fisherman suffering the effects of mercury poisoning suspects eating fish caught in the Mactaquac Dam headpond is to blame.