Shane Magee


Shane Magee is a Moncton-based reporter for CBC.

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Moncton says millions spent to reduce flood risks helped during Dorian

Moncton officials say millions spent over the last 15 years to deal with stormwater was effective in reducing flood risks when Hurricane Dorian hit the region earlier this month.

St. Pat's board seeks 'big ideas' for shuttered Moncton community centre

A meeting to help determine the future of the St. Pat's Family Centre is planned for later this month, more than a year after the community centre in Moncton closed over financial difficulties.

Moncton woman hospitalized by legionnaires' disease seeks answers about source

Claudette Lirette wants to know the origin of the legionella bacteria that put her in hospital and in an induced coma for five days in July. Lirette is one of 16 people who became sick during an outbreak in Moncton.

Moncton outbreak of legionnaires' disease declared over

Public health officials have declared an end to the outbreak of legionnaires' disease in Moncton. The outbreak sickened 16 people who are all recovering.

Airline sues Moncton airport after plane damaged by snowbank

An airline is suing the Greater Moncton International Airport Authority alleging a 747 was damaged in March when its engine hit a snowbank, which the company alleges wasn't properly cleared.

Date set for province's appeal of ruling in favour of nursing home unions

A date has been set for New Brunswick's Court of Appeal to hear a case that could affect whether thousands of nursing home workers in the province can strike. 

Convicted murderer on the lam for the 3rd time found in Nova Scotia

A convicted murderer who went missing in August from a halfway house in Moncton, N.B., was located Friday in Nova Scotia. 

4 more legionnaires cases in Moncton, but source site stays secret

Health officials say four more cases of legionnaires have been confirmed as part of an outbreak in Moncton, bringing the total number of people infected to 16.

Moncton lays groundwork to deal with cyanobacteria in water supply

Moncton plans to spend $6 million this winter to upgrade its water treatment plant, the first phase of a plan to address blue-green algae in the municipal water supply.

Kudos for police, calls for more action on meth in Moncton

Frontline service providers in Moncton say recent raids by police point to the growing problem with methamphetamine use in the province, but they say more needs to be done to deal with the issue. 

Murderer on the lam fled twice before, parole board documents show

A convicted murderer who failed to return to a halfway house in Moncton, N.B., last week fled twice before while on unescorted leave from prison, documents show.

Moncton mayor floats leak probe after private meeting details published

Moncton’s mayor floated the idea of investigating an alleged privacy breach after CBC News obtained a copy of a report that says the city manager suggested councillors to treat a downtown landowner differently. 

Moncton councillors call for elimination of downtown tent camp

Several Moncton councillors say they support clearing out a tent camp downtown, which is currently home to about 40 people.

Moncton city manager suggested treating major landowner 'different,' report says

A report says Moncton's city manager suggested treating a major downtown landowner 'different' as councillors told staff to order his company to remove a year-round bar space on city land without proper permits.

Charity seeks more funds for homeless shelter, fire marshal's order delays opening

The fire marshal has ordered a Moncton charity to file architectural drawings for provincial approval before opening a new homeless shelter. House of Nazareth is seeking more government funding after already missing its expected opening date.