Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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Past articles by Bobbi-Jean:

2 men arrested after incident at border between Woodstock and Houlton, Maine

Two men from Nova Scotia were arrested Friday by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials after an incident that kept the border crossing between Woodstock, N.B., and Houlton, Maine, closed for much of the day, say RCMP. → Read More

Cannabis NB sales totalled nearly $945K within 48 hours of legalization

Cannabis NB sold nearly $945,000 of marijuana within the first 48 hours of legalization last week, president and CEO Brian Harriman announced on Wednesday. → Read More

Fredericton man tried to kill wife with sword, pickaxe after argument over sex

A Fredericton man tried to kill his wife with a 30-pound decorative sword and a 36-inch pickaxe after they argued about sex, provincial court heard on Tuesday. → Read More

Dennis Oland's retrial in 2011 death of father begins today with jury selection

One of the most sensational murder cases in New Brunswick history is back before the courts in Saint John today as jury selection begins for the retrial of Dennis Oland in the 2011 bludgeoning death of his father, multimillionaire Richard Oland. → Read More

Irving Pulp and Paper pleads guilty to pollution charges, faces $3.5M penalty

Irving Pulp and Paper Ltd. has pleaded guilty to three charges under the federal Fisheries Act related to numerous "significant" instances of effluent discharges from its pulp mill in west Saint John into the St. John River over a two-year period. → Read More

Following Saint John oil refinery blast and fire, Irving Oil to focus on cause

Irving Oil will work with a number of agencies to determine what caused an explosion and fire at its refinery in Saint John Monday, says a company official. → Read More

JDI, Crown reach deal to reduce 15 pollution charges against Saint John mill

J.D. Irving Ltd. and the Crown have reached a resolution in a case that saw the company charged with 15 offences under the federal Fisheries Act related to alleged pollution from the pulp mill in west Saint John. → Read More

Fredericton residents displaced by shooting say home will never be the same

Tenants of a Fredericton apartment complex who were displaced by last Friday's deadly shooting were allowed back home on Tuesday, but many say it will never be the same. → Read More

Efforts resume to locate and free entangled right whale in Bay of Fundy

Three whale rescue teams from both sides of the border are back on the Bay of Fundy, east of Grand Manan island today, hoping to locate and disentangle an endangered North Atlantic right whale spotted Monday morning. → Read More

Earlier snow crab season, ship speed limits announced to protect North Atlantic right whales

New measures designed to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales, including an earlier start and end to the snow crab fishing season in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence, have been announced by the ministers involved. → Read More

Latest North Atlantic right whale found dead was a female of breeding age

The dead North Atlantic right whale found off the coast of Virginia last week was a female of reproducing age last seen in the Gulf of St. Lawrence last summer, say U.S. fisheries officials. → Read More

U.S. asks mariners to slow down after report of another North Atlantic whale death

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is investigating a report of another dead North Atlantic right whale found off the coast of Virginia and has declared a new voluntary slow-speed zone in the mid-Atlantic to help protect four live whales spotted in the area. → Read More

New snow crab fishery rules announced to protect North Atlantic right whales

Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc has announced four new management measures for the snow crab fishery in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence to protect North Atlantic right whales, including reducing the amount of rope floating on the surface of the water and mandatory reporting of all lost gear. → Read More

542 ships accused of breaking whale-protecting speed limit in Gulf of St. Lawrence

A total of 542 ships were reported for violating the speed limit Transport Canada imposed for part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence last summer to prevent further deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales. → Read More

89 vessels broke speed limit designed to protect North Atlantic right whales

At least 89 vessels exceeded the speed limit in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in the first three weeks after it was imposed last summer to try to prevent further deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales, a document obtained by CBC News shows. → Read More

New Brunswick needs alcohol revenue to cover social costs of drinking, Supreme Court told

New Brunswick restrictions on the importation of alcohol are not just about generating revenue but also about fulfilling the province's constitutional obligations, a prosecutor representing the province argued before the Supreme Court of Canada on Wednesday. → Read More

'I will never not speak out again': Cindy McCormick killed in murder-suicide, says friend

Saint John dentist Cindy McCormick's best friend says police have told the family she is the woman whose body was found in a Lake Louise hotel room on Sunday and investigators believe she was killed by her boyfriend in a murder-suicide. → Read More

New Brunswick MP kicked off 2 committees for breaking Liberal ranks on tax changes

Saint John-Rothesay Liberal MP Wayne Long has been kicked off two parliamentary committees for breaking party ranks over proposed small business tax changes. → Read More

RCMP seek witnesses to van in crash that killed N.S. Mountie

A man arrested after the crash that killed a Nova Scotia Mountie in eastern New Brunswick on Tuesday has been released without charges, but RCMP are asking anyone who saw the van he was allegedly driving to come forward. → Read More

Mountie killed helping motorists near Memramcook had history of going 'the extra mile'

The 35-year-old Mountie who was killed Tuesday night when he pulled over to help change a flat tire on the Trans-Canada Highway near Memramcook, N.B., had a history of going above and beyond to help others, said the commanding officer of the Nova Scotia RCMP. → Read More