Listicle: Top 12 things to do during the last week of summer vacation

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Listicle: Top 12 things to do during the last week of summer vacation

Fredericton — For many New Brunswickers, the Labour Day holiday is the unofficial end of summer. As the temperatures begin to cool and kids get ready to go back to school, everyone is anxious to squeeze some fun into the last weekend of summer vacation. Based on The Manatee’s unscientific survey, here are your top…

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Vaccine driver’s licences to follow vaccine passports

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Vaccine driver’s licences to follow vaccine passports

Fredericton — As the federal government prepares to reveal its vaccine passport for international travel this fall, today the Higgs government unveiled its own upcoming vaccine identification document for New Brunswick drivers. The new “vaccine driver’s licence” will be the first official vaccine identification card to be distributed in New Brunswick. The document will replace…

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Erin O’Toole campaigning with swab sticking out of nose

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Erin O’Toole campaigning with swab sticking out of nose

New Brunswick — As the election campaign gained steam in its first week, federal Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole is beginning to stick out on the hustings. In his sweep through the Picture Province today, O’Toole conspicuously had a COVID-19 testing swab sticking out of his nose during every campaign stop. The questionable Q-tip is part…

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Canada to have federal elections ‘every 90 days,’ say Liberals

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Canada to have federal elections ‘every 90 days,’ say Liberals

Ottawa — It’s time to go to the polls… again…on Monday, September 20. The so-called “snap” election was the worst kept secret in Canada, where many of the candidates already have been campaigning quietly for the past several months. That said, the current election call is happening less than two years from the last federal…

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Saint John tells rest of province to ‘suck it’ during extreme heat

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Saint John tells rest of province to ‘suck it’ during extreme heat

Saint John — As the province endures another sweltering day of extreme heat and humidity, the residents of the Port City are resting comfortably in their bayside residences. Today, most of New Brunswick will reach temperatures of up to 31ºC — feeling like 40ºC in most areas. However, Saint Johners are gazing ruefully northward saying,…

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Listicle: Top 11 reasons New Brunswickers haven’t been vaccinated

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Listicle: Top 11 reasons New Brunswickers haven’t been vaccinated

Fredericton — As the province gets ready to go to the “green” alert level on July 30, many are beginning to wonder about the remaining fifth of the province who have yet to receive any COVID-19 vaccination. In the past four weeks, the number of people finally getting their first dose has climbed by only…

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Vaccinated Americans grateful that they can finally get away from ‘the crazies’

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Vaccinated Americans grateful that they can finally get away from ‘the crazies’

Ottawa — Americans love their country, but that doesn’t mean they don’t need a break from it once in a while. Yesterday, the federal government announced that fully vaccinated Americans will be able to travel to Canada without quarantining starting August 9. The news could not have come at a better time, as many Americans…

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Listicle: Top 10 New Brunswick vaccine side effects

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Listicle: Top 10 New Brunswick vaccine side effects

Fredericton — Despite the government’s aggressive information campaign about the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine, over 20 per cent of eligible New Brunswickers still have not received their first dose. Hesitancy over potential side effects, the newness of the vaccine and wild conspiracy theories are causing many to take a “wait and see” approach to…

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