September 25th, 2018

National News

National Transportation Safety Board to determine cause of Air Canada close call

By The Associated Press on September 24th, 2018

Video captured the moment that an Air Canada jet flew off course and just over four other jetliners filled with passengers late on a July night last year in San Francisco. On Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board will meet to determine the probable cause of the close call. Board members are likely to focus ... Read More »

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Local news cut in half, not-for-profit funding models emerging, reports say

By Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press on September 24th, 2018

OTTAWA – The number of articles generated by community newspapers in Canada has declined by almost half over the last decade, and many news organizations are trending toward not-for-profit business models to make up for a dramatic decline in advertising revenues, two studies to be released Tuesday reveal. News coverage of local councils and other ... Read More »

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New Brunswick Tories win most seats, but Liberals will try to stay in power

By Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press on September 24th, 2018

Voters in New Brunswick have turned have their backs on the province’s entrenched two-party system for the first time in a generation, electing enough third party candidates to leave the Liberals and Progressive Conservatives in a virtual dead heat in a minority legislature. Four hours after the polls closed Monday, the Tories had won 22 ... Read More »

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NewsAlert: N.B. Tories win most seats

By The Canadian Press on September 24th, 2018

New Brunswick’s Progressive Conservatives won a narrow victory in Monday’s election, with 22 seats to the Liberals’ 21. But Liberal Premier Brian Gallant has said he will meet with the lieutenant-governor Tuesday morning in an effort to stay in power. Two smaller parties each won three seats and potentially hold the balance of power. More ... Read More »

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New Brunswick Tories and Liberals in virtual dead heat as third parties surge

By Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press on September 24th, 2018

Voters in New Brunswick turned their backs on the province’s entrenched two-party system on Monday, electing enough third party candidates to leave the Liberals and Progressive Conservatives in a virtual dead heat in what is sure to be a minority legislature. More than three hours after the polls closed, the Tories were leading or elected ... Read More »

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Lawyer for accused in Amber Alert case doesn’t think man would have known kid was in SUV

By The Canadian Press on September 24th, 2018

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. – A legal aid lawyer for a Saskatchewan man charged in a case that sparked an Amber Alert earlier this month says he doesn’t believe the accused would deliberately abduct a child. Bill Archer told media following 19-year-old Johnathan Ryann Gunville’s court appearance in North Battleford on Monday that he’s dealt with ... Read More »

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New Brunswick Tories and Liberals in apparent dead heat

By Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press on September 24th, 2018

Voters in New Brunswick turned their backs on the province’s entrenched two-party system for the first time on Monday, electing enough third party candidates to leave the Liberals and Progressive Conservatives in an apparent dead heat in what is sure to be a minority legislature. More than two hours after the polls closed, the Liberals ... Read More »

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New Brunswick Tories and Liberals in virtual dead heat

By Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press on September 24th, 2018

Voters in New Brunswick turned their backs on the province’s entrenched two-party system for the first time on Monday, electing enough third party candidates to leave the Liberals and Progressive Conservatives in an apparent dead heat in what is sure to be a minority parliament. About two hours after the polls closed, the Liberals and ... Read More »

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Liberals and Tories in close race in New Brunswick, third parties surging

By Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press on September 24th, 2018

New Brunswick’s Liberals and Progressive Conservatives were locked in a neck-and-neck race as the ballots were counted Monday night, at the conclusion of an election campaign that saw third parties surge in popularity amid a wave of voter discontent. An hour after the polls closed, the Tories were leading or elected in 22 ridings, the ... Read More »

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NewsAlert: Tory Leader Blaine Higgs wins own seat

By The Canadian Press on September 24th, 2018

New Brunswick Progressive Conservative Leader Blaine Higgs has won his riding of Quispamsis. More coming... Read More »

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