Reduce immigration of Maxime Bernier, say NB’ers

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Reduce immigration of Maxime Bernier, say NB’ers

Saint John — As Canada’s own Trump-wannabe starts his election campaign stops in New Brunswick today, a group of citizens want to make sure he feels unwelcome in the Picture Province. In fact, they want to make sure that People’s Party Leader Maxime Bernier — best known for his denial of climate change, use of…

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Politicians reveal campaign promises to ‘The Manatee News’

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Politicians reveal campaign promises to ‘The Manatee News’

An author once wrote that, “Liars make the best promises.” And Canadians are about to hear a lot of promises from our political leaders over the next 6 weeks. Our intrepid reporter, Hugh Manatee, went to the streets of Canada today to ask voters what promises they expect from politicians during this election campaign. And,…

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Report: Every goddamn road is under construction

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Report: Every goddamn road is under construction

Saint John — In a social media post released earlier today, a New Brunswick man claimed that every “goddamn road in the effin’ province” is under construction. Moreover, he advised that said construction is really “pissing [him] off” and he alleged that now it takes him “forever” to get to and from work each day….

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Justin Trudeau talks about SNC-Lavalin scandal on ‘The Manatee Political Panel’

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Justin Trudeau talks about SNC-Lavalin scandal on ‘The Manatee Political Panel’

Ottawa — What’s black and white and totally obvious? That the Prime Minister’s Office attempted to intervene in SNC-Lavalin’s criminal prosecution last year. Says who? Well, like everybody…including the federal ethics commissioner who investigated the allegations. So, what does the dashing, young celebrity prime minister have to say for himself? Today, Trudeau granted an exclusive…

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‘Git Up’-related injuries overwhelming hospitals

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: ‘Git Up’-related injuries overwhelming hospitals

New Brunswick — Horizon Health Network is encouraging New Brunswickers to use extreme caution when listening to hit music this summer. One chart-topping “country rap” song is the source of a dramatic increase in serious injuries overwhelming New Brunswick hospitals in recent weeks. “Generally speaking, most New Brunswickers are out of shape and haven’t done…

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Brunswick News unveils ‘Telegraph-Journal: Instagram edition’

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Brunswick News unveils ‘Telegraph-Journal: Instagram edition’

Saint John — New Brunswick’s oldest newspaper is trying to learn some new tricks in an effort to attract a younger audience. Brunswick News — the publishers of the Telegraph-Journal and every other damn thing printed on newsprint in New Brunswick — formally unveiled their newest social media foray at a news conference early this…

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Higgs’s twin brother Brian explains Tory email foul-up

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Higgs’s twin brother Brian explains Tory email foul-up

Fredericton — Was it a typo, incompetence, or sibling rivalry? Rumours have been swirling around the provincial capital since the Progressive Conservatives sent out a fundraising email this past week, which referred to the premier as “Brian Higgs.” Today, Blaine Higgs’s twin brother Brian emerged from the shadows to take responsibility for the blunder —…

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9th whale speaks out after being reported dead by DFO

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: 9th whale speaks out after being reported dead by DFO

Gulf of St. Lawrence — The reports of his death have been greatly exaggerated by the federal government according to a local right whale. On Sunday, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans tweeted that a new right whale death had occurred in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. However, on Monday the government reversed its position…

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