It was another busy news year in the Maritimes region, with stories emerging that captured local, national and even international headlines. Several of the most prominent storylines revolved around the justice system and violent crimes, but there was also plenty of political debate about key issues including fracking, abortion and health care. 2,117 more words
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An in-brief look at some of the most significant news events of the last 12 months, in chronological order:
1 – Colorado becomes the first U.S. 9,100 more words
WATCH: Jill Chappell’s Maritimes weather forecast for Wednesday, Dec. 10
FREDERICTON – A storm bringing a mix of heavy rain, snow and gusts to the Maritimes made for treacherous road conditions on Wednesday that police say are to blame for a crash in New Brunswick that killed three people. 362 more words
MONCTON – After three days of tough deliberations, Moncton councillors passed the 2015 city budget on Monday.
The budget includes a $1.6-million withdrawal from reserves, about $500,000 in cuts and $300,000 in salary slippage by not hiring as quickly as before. 349 more words