Cassidy Chisholm

Cassidy Chisholm is a reporter at CBC New Brunswick. Have a story tip? Email her at

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Singh calls for funding to maintain N.B.'s only privately funded abortion clinic

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is calling on the New Brunswick and federal governments to fund the province's only privately funded abortion clinic.

Treasure hunter finds Chipman's first neon sign buried in snow in woods

It's been nearly 70 years since the Chipman Grill and Taxi sign went missing from the small village 70 kilometres east of Fredericton.

Christmas tree made of lobster traps on display for a good cause

A Christmas tree made from 120 lobster traps is on display in Saint Andrews — and for a good cause.

Switch to new water system for west Saint John neighbourhoods delayed

A plan to switch six west Saint John neighbourhoods to a new water treatment plant by the end of the year has run into a delay as water troubles continue in that part of the city.

New Brunswick's first Sikh temple to be built near Shediac

Members of the Sikh community in New Brunswick have purchased land north of Shediac to build the province's first Sikh temple.

More signage for move-over law needed, widow of RCMP officer says

The widow of an RCMP officer who was struck and killed on the side of a New Brunswick highway is speaking out about the potential changes to the slow down, move over law.

Move-over law would include tow trucks, snowplows under new bill

The law that requires drivers to move over and slow down when passing emergency vehicles stopped on the roadside could also apply to tow trucks and snowplows soon.

The Miramichi 'Moose Man' and how he domesticated a moose named Tommy

Having a pet moose — it's quite the Canadian stereotype — but maybe it's not too far fetched. 

Maritime hockey players to get mental health awareness, suicide-prevention training

Players in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League will now receive mental health awareness and suicide-prevention training after the league partnered with the Canadian Mental Health Association.

Operators of small family farms say they're tired of being ignored by government

Farmers across New Brunswick say the family farm doesn't get the attention it deserves from the provincial government.

Cleanliness, wait times, pricing: Fredericton taxi survey reveals concerns

Wait times, cleanliness and the pricing of taxi rides are some of the concerns of Fredericton residents, the results of a city's taxi survey reveals.

More single people are using New Brunswick food banks

Nearly half the people using New Brunswick food banks live alone, according to a new report by Food Banks Canada.

Fewer bird sightings possibly caused by shift in migratory patterns

 A change in migratory patterns may be the reason for fewer sightings of birds this fall, the Atlantic regional director of Birds Canada says.

Fredericton woman warns people to be cautious when purchasing CBD oil

A Fredericton woman is warning people to be cautious when purchasing CBD oil. Starlit Simon first purchased the Natural Remedy-branded CBD oil four months ago to help with her anxiety.

Private cannabis operator should expect losses, consultant says

The private operator who takes over Cannabis NB is going to face significant challenges, including competition from the illegal market, says a retail consultant who has been keeping track of the cannabis business since legalization.