Confirmed: The snowplow driver hates you

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Confirmed: The snowplow driver hates you

Atlantic Canada — After years of suspected disdain and troubling behaviour, it was finally confirmed Wednesday that the snowplow driver vehemently hates you. Not only that, it was also affirmed that the plow operator waits for you to finish removing the snow from the end of your driveway, and then he deliberately fills it right…

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Man uses entire container of washer fluid to defrost windshield

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Man uses entire container of washer fluid to defrost windshield

Miramichi — A local man who has had enough of the cold temperatures used a lot of spray to start his day. “I literally can’t anymore!” moaned 56-year-old Martin Parbree. “Eff the polar vortex, eff the windchill, eff the groundhog — eff this entire effin’ winter! “I’m not shovelling. I’m not scraping. I’m not salting…

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Francophonie Games cancelled because it was inevitable shit-show

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Francophonie Games cancelled because it was inevitable shit-show

Dieppe — Today, many New Brunswickers breathed a sigh of relief as the provincial government announced that it no longer intends to host the 2021 Francophonie Games. While many saw the event as a way to celebrate the diversity of the New Brunswick with the world, others were not so optimistic. They say the games were…

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NB Liquor will now stock beer like Cannabis NB stocks weed

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: NB Liquor will now stock beer like Cannabis NB stocks weed

Fredericton — No beer? No problem! That’s the new mantra at Alcool NB Liquor, the Crown corporation responsible for retail sales of all alcoholic beverages in New Brunswick. After reviewing the past quarter at fledgling Cannabis NB, ANBL now says when it comes to stocking its shelves it’s clear that its judgment has been impaired….

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Premier Blaine Higgs accidentally tweets ‘Dick pic’

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Premier Blaine Higgs accidentally tweets ‘Dick pic’

Quispamsis — Scandal is rocking the premier’s office today as New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs struggles to explain how a “Dick pic” was tweeted late last night from his verified Twitter account. Just past 12:30 a.m. Atlantic time, Higgs purportedly tweeted a picture of the 26th premier of New Brunswick, Richard Bennett Hatfield, from his government…

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Workers laid off at Cannabis NB after failing random drug test

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Workers laid off at Cannabis NB after failing random drug test

Fredericton — Cannabis NB says anyone who accuses them of incompetence and poor management is smoking the cheap stuff. The Crown corporation revealed today that its recent announcement of 60 layoffs was due to one reason only — every downsized employee failed a random drug test. “We have a zero-tolerance rule for drug use of any…

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English people could at least learn Chiac, suggests NB francophone

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: English people could at least learn Chiac, suggests NB francophone

Edmundston — When it comes to anglophones learning French, it’s apparent to many that you can’t always get what you want. After 50 years of bilingualism and countless hours of primary and secondary school instruction, less than 18 per cent of New Brunswick anglophones are bilingual. So, one prominent New Brunswick francophone is offering a compromise…

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Premier Higgs offers finance minister job to Brian Gallant

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Premier Higgs offers finance minister job to Brian Gallant

Fredericton — History is allegedly repeating itself this week in the provincial capital. Premier Blaine Higgs announced today that he is offering the job of finance minister to defeated premier Brian Gallant. During the 2018 election campaign, Higgs bizarrely claimed that Gallant offered him the finance minister job after the Tories lost in 2014. And,…

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