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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Trudeau activates the ‘False Alarm Act’

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Trudeau activates the ‘False Alarm Act’

Ottawa — Shortly after ending the use of the Emergencies Act yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked the False Alarm Act for the first time in the nation’s history. By law, the False Alarm Act is enacted when the Emergencies Act has been used, but then everyone changes their mind about whether it was an emergency…

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Today’s forecast: Everything

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Today’s forecast: Everything

New Brunswick — As the province collectively trudges though what is traditionally the dead of winter, today’s forecast contains a little something for everyone. This morning, the province was under five separate weather warnings for snowfall, rainfall, freezing rain, wind and flash freeze. However, things have gone from bad to worse as of time of…

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Local man donates $75,000 to Ontario dumpster fire

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Local man donates ,000 to Ontario dumpster fire

Salisbury — A local man has confirmed that he is one of the biggest financial donors to a raging dumpster fire in the nation’s capital. Donald McDonald confirmed that in recent days he donated $75,000 to a flaming garbage receptacle in Ottawa. The dumpster fire in question has been burning for almost three weeks now,…

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The other 90% of truckers – who are vaxxed – also arrive in Ottawa

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: The other 90% of truckers – who are vaxxed – also arrive in Ottawa

Ottawa — The number of truckers at the Freedom Convoy protest grew exponentially today as tens of thousands representing the other 90 per cent of the trucking industry drove into Ottawa. However, they did not arrive to join the protest. These fully vaccinated truckers, emblematic of the vast majority of their industry, showed up to…

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Level 3 restrictions do not apply if you are really mad about them

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Level 3 restrictions do not apply if you are really mad about them

Moncton — Legal scholars amongst the radical opposition to COVID restrictions have uncovered a new loophole in the Level 3 lockdown rules. As protesters in Fredericton and Moncton found out over the weekend, if you are extremely angry, disillusioned or misinformed about the province’s lockdown restrictions you simply do not need to follow them. This…

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Easter Bunny recovering after tragic nor’easter mix-up

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Easter Bunny recovering after tragic nor’easter mix-up

Norton — Millions around the world are praying for the quick recovery of a beloved figure after he was found close to death in severe winter weather. Peter Cottontail — known to many as “The Easter Bunny” — was found frostbitten and barely alive outside of Norton, New Brunswick on Friday. Despite Easter still being…

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The Manatee’s top 2022 New Brunswick predictions

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: The Manatee’s top 2022 New Brunswick predictions

New Brunswick — Remember last year when we all predicted that 2021 was going to be a better year? We even got rid of all of the pandemic restrictions in August, and Premier Higgs did that crazy chicken dance. Then right afterward, Delta kicked the province right in the nards, and The Manatee stories kept…

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