Gallant reveals balanced budget plan at ‘The Manatee Leaders’ Debate’

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Gallant reveals balanced budget plan at ‘The Manatee Leaders’ Debate’

Fredericton — For the first time together on any stage — this week anyway — the leaders of New Brunswick’s political parties are ready to rumble! In today’s special edition of The Manatee News political panel, Liberal Leader Brian Gallant finally tells New Brunswickers how he plans to pay for all of his election promises. We…

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NB politicians respond to poll that said most people don’t trust them

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: NB politicians respond to poll that said most people don’t trust them

Fredericton — New Brunswick politicians love you honey, but they just can’t smile. Today, politicians responded to a Nanos poll that showed three-quarters of New Brunswickers feel pessimistic, disinterested, angry or uncertain about the provincial government. Adding to the bad vibes, most people also told Nanos that they don’t trust any level of government to make decisions…

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Woman spends $75 lottery win on Dollarama shopping spree

From Shawn on “The Manatee”: Woman spends lottery win on Dollarama shopping spree

Sussex — A big money win turned into a dream-come-true shopping spree at the Sussex Dollarama today. Decades of playing lottery tickets paid off in a huge way for 61-year-old Freda Moffatt of Petitcodiac when she scratched her way to a $75 windfall. After some initial moments of shock and disbelief, Moffatt knew exactly what…

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Candidates debate NB Power clusterf*ck on this week’s Manatee Political Panel

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New Brunswick — What do you get when you combine a nuclear reactor with a crumbling hydroelectric dam, zero profits and billions in debt? It’s another “Made in New Brunswick” clusterf*ck that our politicians are responsible for sorting out. The Manatee is pleased to bring you another special edition of its Political Panel with the…

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The Manatee Political Panel – Election Edition

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Welcome to another edition of The Manatee Political Panel from The Manatee News in New Brunswick. Today, we have a special election debate between the leaders of New Brunswick’s political parties who are all campaigning for your support in the 2018 provincial election. Which leader will you support? Let our lead anchor Hugh Manatee help…

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Gallant run over by campaign bus doing ‘In My Feelings’ challenge

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Saint John — Rule number one of New Brunswick political campaigns may now be: make sure you have a backup plan in case your leader gets hit by a bus — figuratively or literally. In an epic display of Darwinism and pandering, New Brunswick Liberal Leader Brian Gallant was run down today by his own…

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Bus riders suggest ways to improve Saint John transit service

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Saint John — While some Port City bus riders might feel like they are travelling in a limo that’s 40 feet long, it seems that many more have several suggestions on how to make the city’s bus service better. And, while some ideas are more practical than others, the Transit Authority says it’s listening to…

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Shit levels low enough today to swim at Parlee Beach again

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Shediac — It’s not bullshit. After three days of “no swimming” advisories at Parlee Beach Provincial Park, the government says that shit contamination levels once again are low enough to enjoy a wonderful day of swimming. However, officials are saying to watch out for advisories because the levels of bacteria from human shit can rise…

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