A bunch of places that everyone thought were one place already decide not to amalgamate

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: A bunch of places that everyone thought were one place already decide not to amalgamate

Lamèque-Miscou — A bunch of little New Brunswick places that everyone thought were one place already decided not to amalgamate this past Monday. On May 15, “citizens” of Cap-Bateau, Coteau Road, Haut-Lamèque, Lamèque, Miscou, Petite-Lamèque, Paroisse Ste-Cécile, Pigeon Hill, Paroisse Shippagan, Pointe-Alexandre, Pointe-Canot and Sainte-Marie-Saint-Raphaël were asked to vote on forming into one big place. However, 54.7 percent…

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Sources: Trump revealed his PIN code to Russians

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Sources: Trump revealed his PIN code to Russians

Washington D.C. — Only hours after it was revealed that Trump gave classified information to the Russians, new allegations against U.S. President Donald Trump are coming to light. Sources now are saying that Trump also gave the Russian foreign minister his personal identification number (PIN) code for his private bank account during the same meeting….

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Trump fires James Cuddy

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Trump fires James Cuddy

Washington, D.C. — Coming almost a week after the high-profile firing of FBI director James Comey, President Trump has made another aggressive and punitive staffing change — this time, to a Canadian musical icon. By activating an obscure clause in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Trump has removed lead singer James (Jim) Cuddy…

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NB Power: 40% of power to come from fidget spinners by 2019

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: NB Power: 40% of power to come from fidget spinners by 2019

Fredericton — While many are focussed on tidal, solar and wind turbines as energy sources of the future, NB Power is now turning its attention to green energy generation efforts from another natural source — the boundless energy of children. President and CEO Gaëtan Thomas announced today that the future of renewable energy in New Brunswick is to harvest…

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Lactose-intolerant man gets sick after drinking Tim Hortons latte

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Lactose-intolerant man gets sick after drinking Tim Hortons latte

St. Stephen — Tim Hortons may be billing its new lattes as “perfectly uncomplicated,” but now the company is being called upon to explain the intestinal complications suffered by one New Brunswick man. On April 26, Tim Hortons rolled out its “new latte” at more than 3,500 restaurants across Canada. Boasting its new great taste and innovative espresso machines, the…

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Donald Arseneault ejected from cabinet after giving Gallant birthday spanking

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Donald Arseneault ejected from cabinet after giving Gallant birthday spanking

Fredericton — Post-Secondary Education Minister Donald Arseneault was the one who got schooled yesterday. The lesson? Don’t spank the premier, even if it’s his birthday. At a news conference yesterday afternoon, the PETL minister appeared to be sullen and embarrassed when Gallant announced that the mischievous minister was being put on “a time out.” The premier said…

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Blaine Higgs’ moustache still missing, presumed dead

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Blaine Higgs’ moustache still missing, presumed dead

Quispamsis — After several days of intense searching, Kennebecasis Valley Regional Police are holding out little hope of locating Blaine Higgs’ moustache alive and well. At this time, the moustache — also the former deputy leader of the provincial Progressive Conservative party — has been missing for more than two weeks, and he is presumed to be…

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Man decries monthly ‘power-shaming’ letters from NB Power

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Man decries monthly ‘power-shaming’ letters from NB Power

Riverview — A local man is all charged up about new monthly letters from NB Power regarding his electricity consumption. He says that he has become a lightning rod for criticism due to rabid environmentalism gone amok, and he is pushing back against what he calls the “liberal nanny state.” Johnny Foudre, a 46-year-old Riverview investment…

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