Shane Magee


Shane Magee is a Moncton-based reporter for CBC.

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Moncton's new outdoor pool to open after construction, pandemic delays

Moncton’s newest outdoor pool will open to the public Saturday, though dozens of children attending a summer camp had the chance to test the balmy water Friday morning.

Cannabis NB reports higher profits as sales climb

New Brunswick marijuana retailer Cannabis NB reported its second profitable quarter in a row Wednesday as sales climbed during the pandemic.

Nurse won't face criminal charges over oxytocin allegations, police say

RCMP say no charges will be laid in connection with a former Moncton Hospital nurse who allegedly administered the labour-inducing drug oxytocin to mothers without their consent. 

Most nursing home workers vote to accept tentative agreement

Workers at 45 of 51 non-profit nursing homes in New Brunswick have voted to accept a tentative agreement, ending a protracted contract dispute that saw them on the verge of striking last year.

Mixed views as Moncton's Main Street goes one-way, adds bike lanes

Cyclists and businesses say they’re enjoying Moncton’s new one-way configuration, but hoped the change would have meant more patio space than what’s been added so far.

Judge to decide hospital assault case in September

A judge will rule in September whether Randy Van Horlick is guilty of assaulting two nurses at a Moncton hospital last year. The decision could hinge on whether the judge accepts the defence theory that Van Horlick experienced a dissociative state as a result of stress and wasn't in control of his actions.

Moncton asked to redirect police spending

A member of Moncton’s social inclusion committee is calling on the group and the city to redirect spending from Codiac Regional RCMP to other services like affordable housing and grants to organizations supporting homeless people.

Man charged with murder deemed 'significant threat' when released from psychiatric hospital

Jake Mischiek was described as a "significant threat to the public” by the New Brunswick Review Board in March when it decided to release him back into the community. Just over two months later he was charged with first-degree murder.

Crown seeks mental health review for Moncton man accused of first-degree murder

A Crown prosecutor is seeking to have a man charged with first-degree murder sent for an evaluation to determine whether he can be considered criminally responsible for his actions and whether he is fit to stand trial.

Riverview bars non-essential water use, warns residents may lose water

The Town of Riverview is urging its residents to conserve water after usage has climbed to unsustainable levels over recent weeks.

Moncton sees multimillion-dollar deficits in coming years tied to pandemic

New financial projections show the COVID-19 pandemic creating a long-lasting financial hit for New Brunswick's largest city. Moncton staff say it could require cutting spending or tax hikes to avoid multimillion-dollar deficits.

Six-year nursing home contract includes wage increases of 9.75 per cent

A tentative agreement for thousands of nursing home workers in New Brunswick includes proposed wage increases of 9.75 per cent over six years, according to a summary obtained by CBC News.

Study estimates new Moncton-area contemporary art museum could cost $38M

Establishing a new contemporary art museum in Moncton or Dieppe could cost $38 million, according to a feasibility study presented to a meeting of representatives from both cities Wednesday afternoon. 

Death of Ontario man in Moncton in January deemed accidental

A 42-year-old Ontario man's death outside an apartment building in Moncton in early January has been deemed accidental, police say. 

The downtown section of this Moncton street will become one-way later this month

The changes to Main Street, which will also add in a bike lane, are meant to let businesses occupy more public space and entice more people to the downtown core.