Anti-vax Easter Bunny tests positive for COVID-19

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Anti-vax Easter Bunny tests positive for COVID-19

New Brunswick — Only 24 hours after visiting the homes of children throughout North America, the Easter Bunny announced today that he tested positive for COVID-19. And despite working with vulnerable and unvaccinated youth across the nation, the Bunny failed to take any precautions while delivering Easter treats to millions of children. Moreover, the rabbit…

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NB deploying mangers to hospitals to resolve bed shortage

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: NB deploying mangers to hospitals to resolve bed shortage

New Brunswick — In an urgent effort to resolve the lack of staffed beds at New Brunswick hospitals, the government announced today that it will be deploying 250 new mangers to health care facilities across the province. And, Health Minister Dorothy Shephard also pledged to have at least half of those mangers in place by…

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Higgs to ‘guesstimate’ New Brunswick COVID data

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Higgs to ‘guesstimate’ New Brunswick COVID data

Fredericton — As New Brunswick continues into its third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Public Health is changing its reporting methodology for pandemic information. Over the past four weeks, the government reduced the COVID data updates from daily to weekly, and then reduced the amount of data being publicized. Starting this week, the government will…

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OPINION: Dominic Cardy and Jennifer Russell should just make out and get it over with

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: OPINION: Dominic Cardy and Jennifer Russell should just make out and get it over with

New Brunswick — Parents in this province have been puzzled for weeks now…why are New Brunswick schools the only ones in the Atlantic Provinces without mandatory masks? With hospitals in crisis and the highest amount of community spread of the entire pandemic, suddenly one of the main vectors of infection — children in schools —…

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New Brunswick’s top 10 April Fool’s Day pranks

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: New Brunswick’s top 10 April Fool’s Day pranks

It’s April Fool’s Day again in New Brunswick! Today, pranksters and kidders will be doing their utmost to get one over on New Brunswickers in the spirit of mischief and just good fun. And after a couple of tough years, many are anxious to get back to the normal pranks and gags often seen on…

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Teachers granted emergency COVID enforcement powers

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Teachers granted emergency COVID enforcement powers

Fredericton — In a historic political mishap, the New Brunswick government has enacted a mandatory order granting emergency COVID enforcement powers to the province’s teachers. Due to several sick Tories missing a vote, a rogue Opposition motion was adopted by the Legislative Assembly earlier today, which gives any teacher the sweeping powers to enforce pandemic…

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Christmas-themed cutting board now shitty enough to be used year-round

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Christmas-themed cutting board now shitty enough to be used year-round

Salisbury — A once-treasured holiday-themed cutting board is now in such decrepit condition that it can be used year-round. According to local grandmother Blanche Decooper, there is no longer any reason to store the Christmas cutting board with the other holiday-themed items that are only used one month per year. Now, after several years of…

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Top 10 signs it’s almost springtime in New Brunswick

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Top 10 signs it’s almost springtime in New Brunswick

New Brunswick — After several weeks of bone-chilling temperatures and punishing winter storms, New Brunswick is finally seeing some signs of spring this week. For the first time in a while, weather forecasters are predicting daily high temperatures above freezing almost every day this week. Yes, it’s true. Just like the sun always rises after…

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