Housing affordability in Canada has continued to erode in the first three months of the year, with Toronto and Vancouver featuring prominently in that decline, according to a new report from RBC. The two housing hot spots have grown substantially less affordable,…
McCain Foods Limited will spend $65 million on a new production line at its french fry plant in Florenceville-Bristol to help meet the growing worldwide demand for hash brown patties, officials announced on Wednesday. The expansion will create 40 to 50 new jobs,…
Transparency took a back seat during the first day of the Department of Public Safety's review of the 31 proposed reforms to the New Brunswick Police Act.   The proposed reforms were brought forward by the New Brunswick Police Commission, who had argued for the discussions to be open to the public and…
A body was recovered from the Petitcodiac River on Wednesday afternoon, say RCMP. The body was discovered near Patricia Drive at about 4 p.m., Sgt. André Pépin told Radio-Canada. It was a citizen who made the grisly discovery, he said. The body has not yet been…
Fredericton police are on the look-out for a male motorist who is allegedly approaching females and offering them a drive, while performing indecent acts. Police say they have received three such reports within the past few weeks. The incidents have occurred downtown and in the Nashwaaksis area.…
A 40-year-old Fredericton man is facing six charges in connection with a collision between an SUV and a motorcycle at a roundabout on Sunday night. Robert Drew Shannon was charged Tuesday with two counts of impaired driving causing bodily harm, two counts of dangerous…
A Canadian plane has left the South Pole with a sick U.S. worker on board, partially-completing a daring mid-winter evacuation mission from an isolated research station. The U.S. National Science Foundation said on Facebook that the Canadian Twin Otter turboprop…
PATNA, India -- Lightning has killed 74 people, mostly farm labourers working in fields, across eastern and northern India over the past 24 hours, officials said Wednesday. A majority of the deaths occurred in the eastern state of Bihar, where…
Campaigners on both sides of the crucial vote on whether Britain should remain in the European Union began the final frantic day of campaigning on Wednesday, crisscrossing the country to make impassioned pleas to the undecided. Prime Minister David Cameron…
Moncton couple questions why hundreds of children waiting for adoption are not getting placed in approved homes. Nine years after launching their ultimately unsuccessful bid to adopt, Richard and Krista Mitton are asking why the 430 children waiting for permanent…