Brunswick

New Brunswick to reinstate state of emergency as province reports record COVID-19 cases, three more deaths

HALIFAX — New Brunswick will be returning to a state of emergency as the province continues to battle the growing fourth wave of COVID-19, officials announced Friday. “The situation we currently face in New Brunswick is indeed serious. That is why, on the advice of public health, cabinet is reinstating a state of emergency, and…

New Brunswick to reinstate mandatory mask policy; reports 199 new cases over the weekend

HALIFAX — New Brunswickers will once again be required to wear masks in any indoor public space beginning Tuesday at midnight. Speaking during a press conference alongside New Brunswick’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Jennifer Russell, Premier Blaine Higgs says enforcement of the mask mandate will begin Wednesday. “As of Wednesday, peace officers will…