NB Liquor to start selling beer, liquor in refillable bags

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: NB Liquor to start selling beer, liquor in refillable bags

Fredericton — After announcing last week that they would eliminate plastic bags in New Brunswick stores, today ANBL announced another new program to help customers get into the bag. Starting New Brunswick Day weekend, all ANBL outlets in the province will start phasing out plastic and glass bottles in favour of refillable bags. Each bag…

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No cartoonists at Brunswick News big loss for people who only read news in cartoon format

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: No cartoonists at Brunswick News big loss for people who only read news in cartoon format

Saint John — Over the past week, the infamous termination of one cartoonist at Brunswick News — and now the sudden resignation of his replacement — have left New Brunswick newspapers without any editorial cartoon staff. While some may miss the cartoon commentaries during this upheaval, New Brunswickers who only consume news in cartoon format…

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Quispamsis uses anti-discrimination act to defend pro-white homophobes

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Quispamsis uses anti-discrimination act to defend pro-white homophobes

Quispamsis — The mayor of Quispamsis took time off from keeping deer out of peoples’ gardens yesterday to justify hosting an anti-minority, pro-white and climate change denier group at the town’s facilities tonight. However, ironically he is defending the far-right extremist group saying they are protected by the Human Rights Act — provincial legislation that…

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DFO: North Atlantic right whales are huge dopey klutzes

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: DFO: North Atlantic right whales are huge dopey klutzes

Cape Breton — The results of the latest necropsies of two dead North Atlantic right whales have yielded some unflattering facts about these pitiful, unlucky creatures. According to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the postmortem examinations reveal that right whales are simply humongous dopey klutzes bumbling around the ocean like total doofuses. In addition,…

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N.B. legalizes parking wherever the eff you want if stopping at yard sales

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: N.B. legalizes parking wherever the eff you want if stopping at yard sales

Fredericton — If one of your pet peeves is nowhere to park at a yard sale, worry no longer. The province of New Brunswick is giving the green light to just parking wherever the eff you want as long as you’re stopping at a yard sale. “Really, we are just formalizing what’s already happening,” admitted…

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Forecast: Summer weather only nice when you have to work

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Forecast: Summer weather only nice when you have to work

Fredericton — After a poor weather weekend of pouring rain, Environment Canada confirmed today what many had already begun to suspect. According to the latest global and regional forecast models, the summer of 2019 will have hot and sunny weather in New Brunswick. However, those warm, pleasant days that we dream of during the long…

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NB Power invests $22 million into Infinity Stone research

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: NB Power invests million into Infinity Stone research

Fredericton — NB Power’s investments into implausible new power sources may seem strange to some, but the company president is marvelling at his new banner programs. In fact, CEO Gaëtan Thomas is vowing to vanquish NB Power’s historic debt like a black widow spider-man by using the limitless power of the Infinity Stone technology. “Of…

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Premier Higgs and Kevin Vickers face-off on this week’s Manatee Political Panel

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Premier Higgs and Kevin Vickers face-off on this week’s Manatee Political Panel

Fredericton — It’s the battle of the baby boomers on this week’s edition of The Manatee Political Panel! In one corner, legendary bad-ass and newly minted Liberal leader: Kevin Vickers! And, in the other corner we have the prince of penny pinching, the king of cuts: Premier Blaine Higgs! In their first of many head-to-head…

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