Yasmine Hassan


Yasmine Hassan is a producer at CBC's Parliamentary Bureau.

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Former MPs find new paths and purpose after politics

'Losing sucks,' said Maryam Monsef, the former Trudeau cabinet minister who lost her seat in 2021. But like virtually every defeated member of Parliament before her, Monsef learned that losing isn't quite the end of the world — and life after politics can be rewarding as well.

Health-care workers call for government help as burnout worsens and staff shortages increase

Health-care workers and health sector organizations say the high rate of burnout and staff shortages in hospitals across the country has become "endemic" — and they’re calling on the federal government to sit down with provinces and territories to find solutions.

Something smells fishy: Odour at lobster shell recycling plant angers residents

A factory in Richibucto that recycles lobster shells has been receiving complaints about smell and air quality from people who live in the area.

Lack of volunteers, donations forces Big Hearts Small City to close

A charitable organization that helps fire victims across New Brunswick will close its doors for good next month.

Need a lift? New ride-sharing service to hit streets of Moncton

Gemoo, an app from Gene Mobility Inc, is taking applications from new drivers and is hoping to fill the gap between cab drivers and ride sharing services.

'We're doing it for the kids': Indian Summer Games kick off this week

The opening ceremony marked the beginning of the New Brunswick Indian Games in Esgenoopetitj First Nation.

The Captain Dan's Cup hits the high seas for the second time in 29 years

Back in the 1989, sailors took part in an overnight race that would go from Shediac to Prince Edward Island and back. It ran only once though. Today, they're hoping to bring back the tradition to wharf and involve young sailors in the competition.

Let public employees manage public water supply: Moncton coalition

A coalition of social justice and labour groups is lobbying the City of Moncton to put the management of its water supply back in the hands of public employees.

Gender parity initiative hopeful as election candidate split inches closer to even

A group that wants to see women make up 50 per cent of the candidates running in the provincial election is inching closer to reaching its goal by the Sept. 4 deadline for nominations.

'We just wanted Moncton to be a cooler place to live': Mural festival kicks off

Dozens of new murals are going up around the city for all to enjoy. Organizers are hoping to make the city cooler for residents and people around Canada and around the world.