Philip Drost

Philip Drost is a reporter with CBC New Brunswick.

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Dozens of homeless could be sleeping on Fredericton's streets this winter

City council will table a motion Tuesday seeking an update from the province on its plans to help expand current shelters before winter arrives.

Growing tradition: Alma lobster fleet launch brings out the community

Lobster fishermen will be feeling the love early Monday morning in Alma, when about 10 boats leave the harbour for the start of lobster season.

Fredericton coffee festival raises $1,200 to assist homeless shelters

People got a sip of Fredericton's first coffee festival on Saturday morning.

Moncton's Lalonde to race in steeplechase final at world championship

Moncton's Geneviève Lalonde will compete for a world championship medal on Monday night when she races in the 3000-metre steeplechase final in Qatar.

Budding business: Another cannabis cultivator settles in St. Stephen

The community of St. Stephen is seeing a boom in pot production with a second cultivator setting up in the town.

Saint John showcase: Boxing movie with local talent premieres Thursday

Director Jeffery Kelley hopes his new movie will help showcase some of the local talent in Saint John.

Saint John commute slowed by 2 major projects at Rothesay Avenue

Two major road projects are creating traffic headaches for commuters in Saint John. Paving work is being done on Route 1, and the end of Rothesay Avenue is closed while crews work under the train bridge there.

RCMP investigating suspicious deaths in Dieppe

The RCMP is investigating the deaths of a man and woman in Dieppe. Sgt. Pierre Chiasson said the the deaths have been deemed suspicious, but that there isn't an active threat to the public.

Cleanup begins in wake of Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian has passed, but the hard work is just starting for those dealing with the damage left by the storm.

Some customers could be without power until Monday, says NB Power

About 30,000 NB Power customers were still waiting for the electricity to come back on as of 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, after Hurricane Dorian's assault on the Maritimes.

Dorian brings power outages, fires, floods to province

New Brunswick's Emergency Measures Organization is warning people in parts of New Brunswick to be prepared for a possible storm surge as a post-tropical storm batters Atlantic Canada.

Pot users show growing interest in growing cannabis at home

When Bob Osborne set up a workshop on homegrown cannabis for Saturday, he knew there would be some interest, but he underestimated how much. 

Soccer enthusiasts pushing for pro team in Moncton

Two Moncton-area residents are leading the charge to bring a Canadian Premier League team to the city and say they believe it could happen in the next two years.

School buses equipped with cameras to ID dangerous drivers

School buses in Anglophone South School District are carrying external cameras to identify dangerous drivers.

N.B. man frustrated with bank's response after $7,000 bank draft went missing

The Waasis man had CIBC send the bank draft to Capital One back in June, but the money never made it.