Tori Weldon


Tori Weldon is a reporter based in Moncton. She's been working for the CBC since 2008.

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Sackville family wonders about life-saving treatment if ER closes overnight

Laura Noel's 5-year-old son needs quick access to an emergency room at all times due to life threatening food allergies but with overnight closures looming she isn't sure how to keep the boy safe.

Seldom-used warning signs show lack of closure policy on Trans-Canada Highway: fire chief

Emergency responders on both sides of the New Brunswick-Nova Scotia border say there needs to be better co-ordination when weather causes dangerous driving conditions on the Trans-Canada Highway through the Tantramar Marsh area.

Nurses union demands better security as trial begins for man accused of hospital attack

The trial of the man accused of attacking two nurses at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont Hospital in Moncton in March, 2019 is scheduled to begin Monday.

Worker who died at NB Power generating station identified

The man who died while working at NB Power's Belledune generating station on Monday has been identified as 56-year-old Louis Gagnon, of Petit-Rocher.

Marissa Shephard's murder retrial set for mid-August 2021

Marissa Shephard's retrial for murder is scheduled to take place in August of 2021. The 24-year-old faces a first degree murder charge in the killing of 18-year-old Baylee Wylie after her original conviction was overturned by the New Brunswick Court of Appeal in October of last year.

'Hundreds of mothers' expressing concern over misuse of labour-inducing drug, says lawyer

Lawyers representing women involved in a proposed class action lawsuit against Moncton nurse, Nicole Ruest, and Horizon Health Network said "hundreds of mothers" have now contacted them. 

Conflict of interest trial slowed by judges' possible conflict of interest

The trial of Ronnie Duguay, mayor of Beaubassin East, begins in earnest on Tuesday after two judges recuse themselves because of a possible conflict of interest during the first day of proceedings.

Agriculture minister's assistant denies assaulting road worker

Shawn Douthwright, assistant to Agriculture Minister Ross Wetmore, pleaded not guilty Friday to assaulting Scott McLaughlan, a provincial employee.

Packed house in Sackville for first stop on green paper consultation road tour

About 85 people attended the first stop on the green paper consultation tour in Sackville, though a notable absence was that of Dominic Cardy, the minister of education and early childhood development.

MLA's executive assistant charged with assault of provincial employee

Shawn Douthwright, the executive assistant to Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Ross Wetmore, is being charged with assaulting a provincial road worker.

Moncton Flight College grounds planes after mechanical failure

The Moncton Flight College is temporarily grounding part of it's fleet after a landing gear failure at the Bathurst Airport last Thursday.

Former CEO of Mi'kmaq child welfare agency alleges wrongful dismissal in civil suit

Oona Keagan, former CEO of a First Nations child protection agency, is alleging she was fired without cause on Dec. 2 after pushing back against the Mi’gmaq Child and Family Services of New Brunswick Inc. board of directors, including chair Chief George Ginnish of Eel Ground First Nation.

A home for the holidays thanks to Habitat for Humanity

Port Elgin's Brenda Jones was able to celebrate the holidays in her own home after Habitat for Humanity helped her obtain a bungalow donated to the group.

2 women face charges related to Amherst fire that left Moncton man dead

Two women made appearances in an Amherst, N.S., court Monday on charges in relation to a break and enter and house fire on Dec. 21 that left a Moncton man dead.

3 years in limbo: Syrian refugee family reunites in Sackville

Nokar Hussein is in Sackville after living alone as a refugee in Lebanon. Years of work and worry finally paid off for Hussein's friends and family when he arrived in Canada last week.