The party is looking at how to expand support in the southern part of the province and what the process for selecting a new leader will be. Continue reading
Silas Brown joined the Global News team in the summer of 2018, starting as a video journalist in Halifax before transferring to Saint John.
Silas was born in Vancouver but has spent the past seven years in the Maritimes.
He studied at the University of King’s College, receiving a degree in English and contemporary studies before later enrolling in a one-year degree in journalism.
Before starting at Global News, Silas worked for Star Metro Halifax, and freelanced for The Coast and the Canadian Public Affairs Channel (CPAC).
When he’s not behind a camera or editing clips, you can find him watching hockey, playing video games or trying out new recipes in the kitchen.
Critics say the province needs bolder action on climate change in order to meet its more ambitious emission reduction targets in the years to come. Continue reading →
Premier Higgs says more coronavirus restrictions are possible, even as half of the province sits in ‘red,’ formerly the most restrictive alert level. Continue reading →
Opposition parties say the federal program, the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit, does not go far enough in helping those who have to take time off work due to COVID-19. Continue reading →
Front-line health-care workers in either province will not be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 if current policies remain. Continue reading →
The possibility of another summer closed off from the rest of the country has some tourism operators wondering if they’ll be able to survive. Continue reading →
The remainder of the $40-million fund will be split between all municipalities per capita. Continue reading →
Higgs said building a relationship can be difficult when one side leaves the table. Continue reading →
A wet and warm Christmas holiday has made opening for the season challenging for some ski hills. Continue reading →
An attempt to force a public debate about the transparency of the committee failed after the speaker ruled that the discussion is better suited to happen behind closed doors. Continue reading →
Three Chiefs pulled out of the working group after Aboriginal Affairs minister Arlene Dunn refused to back calls for an inquiry into systemic racism. Continue reading →
The affordable housing funding clears the way for Rising Tide to begin buying properties, with the goal of housing 25 people in its first year. Continue reading →
Finance minister Ernie Steeves said the government is not reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic with additional capital spending. Continue reading →
New Brunswick would be the first province in Canada to allow permanent residents the right to vote if the bill is successful. Continue reading →
Premier Blaine Higgs is saying he will ask union locals to accept a year of no wage increases in any new contracts being negotiated. Continue reading →