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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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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