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Young homeless woman and her mother speaking out after alleged rape

MONCTON, N.B. – A Moncton mother says her daughter has no safe-haven, after reporting that she was raped last week.

They are sharing their story hoping it might help get a women-only homeless shelter in Moncton. 430 more words


School district adds local food options to cafeteria menu

MONCTON, N.B. – According to New Brunswick’s child and youth advocate, the amount of young people who are overweight or obese has climbed from 23 to 28 per cent. 320 more words


Church Spires

Driving from Moncton, New Brunswick to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island last month it at times felt like we were driving through the English countryside.

With church spires appearing like periscopes above the tree-tops combined with the leaves in their autumn colors, it was easy to think back to another time driving through England. 49 more words


Moncton man trapped in one-way conversation freed after several horrific minutes

Moncton — Local man Jamie Sherrod is thankful to be among friends, family and people he doesn’t mind talking to, following a long and harrowing ordeal in which the 32-year-old call centre worker found himself hopelessly ensnared in a conversation described as both “agonizing” and “utterly exhausting.” 255 more words


N.B. Premier says pipeline the answer to job creation

MONCTON, N.B. – New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant’s confident the Energy East Pipeline Project will help the province through its economic slump.

“There’s a big stimulus in the beginning with a huge investment in infrastructure in the beginning of this project,” he said. 289 more words


N.B. municipalities want provincial grants before budget deliberations

MONCTON, N.B. – Elected members in the Greater Moncton Area are calling for a faster process to get a grant out to municipalities.

Councillor Charles Leger says the city has been receiving less of the province’s Community Funding and Equalization grant as Moncton becomes more self-sufficient. 319 more words


Moncton crisis shelter forced to turn away a third of people seeking help

MONCTON, N.B. – The only crisis shelter for women and children in Moncton says they’re so full, they’re having to turn away families trying to get help. 696 more words