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The province's Healthy Smiles, Clear Vision program is being expanded in 2018, and this will mean free eye exams and corrective glasses for all four year olds who are not covered by a public or...

Post date: November 09, 2017

It is National Youth Engagement Week, and 32 students from across Canada are learning more about what it is like to be a member of the RCMP.The students in grades 11 and 12 have been participating in...

Post date: November 09, 2017

You'll have to pay more for gas this morning after the weekly setting.There was a 2.6 cent a litre increase in the maximum price of self serve regular while the maximum price of diesel also is 1....

Post date: November 09, 2017

Irving Oil has pleaded guilty to one charge of price fixing gas in Thetford Mines and Sherbrooke, Quebec with a fine of more than $287 thousand.The Competition Bureau reports charges were laid...

Post date: November 09, 2017

Daniel Flores, a 17-year-old catcher who signed with the Boston Red Sox in July, classified the second best prospect available according to MLB.com has died because of complications from cancer...

Post date: November 09, 2017

The Small Acts, Big Impacts campaign ran during the month of October, and the Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation says it reached a lot of people.Participants took photos of their acts, and...

Post date: November 09, 2017

The declining population of Saint John is a major concern to the city's Growth Committee and it's looking for answers to turn things around.The Population Growth Manager has told the...

Post date: November 08, 2017

With the next provincial election less than a year away, the Gallant government has unveiled its capital budget for 2018-2019.Finance minister Cathy Rogers has announced a total of $815-million to be...

Post date: November 08, 2017

The provincial NDP if elected plans on increasing the mandatory minimum hourly wage a dollar every four years to 15-dollars an hour, which is something the governments of both Ontario and Alberta are...

Post date: November 08, 2017

Saint John High School students had a chance to hear first hand the consequences of making bad choices when in a vehicle when sole crash survivor John Westhaver, formerly of St. Stephen, presented...

Post date: November 08, 2017

Here's a different way of helping street people in need instead of giving any spare change you might have directly to panhandlers.A "Kindness Meter" or "Meter for Change" has...

Post date: November 08, 2017

Premier Brian Gallant is being accused of privatising healthcare by Opposition leader Blaine Higgs. He wants the 10 year contract given Medavie to manage Extra-Mural, Ambulance NB and Telecare made...

Post date: November 08, 2017

You may have seen Artist Norm Jackson selling artwork at the Germain Street entrance to the City Market to raise money for Romero House.He had $200 in donations collected for Romero House stolen...

Post date: November 08, 2017

The provincial Liberals are stepping up their attacks Opposition leader Blaine Higgs over his role in the LNG tax concession granted Irving Oil back in 2005.The Liberals say they will be introducing...

Post date: November 08, 2017

Two points programs are merging in the new year.Starting February 1st, Shoppers Optimum points and PC Plus points, will become one,  and will be known as PC Optimum.The value of the points under...

Post date: November 08, 2017

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