N.B. Green Party leader David Coon expressed frustrations over the slow pace of release of a pair of government reports concerning youth in care and the sexual harm of children. 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.
According to the province’s top civil servant, the late stage of negotiations does not mean the Crown corporation will ultimately be sold. Continue reading →
The chairman of Ambulance New Brunswick’s board suggested “both sides” may be willing to look at the contract, but a difference in outcomes require changing priorities. Continue reading →
The audit includes NB Power’s debt load, the electronic medical registry program, the nursing home strategy and the lack of access to the company managing public pensions. Continue reading →
Poffenroth told a committee that the mechanism by which local government elections could be postponed should be put in place, but doesn’t want the power to reside with her. Continue reading →
The clerk of the legislature will prepare a report with suggestions for rules guiding hybrid sittings and a list of other issues that may arise by going virtual. Continue reading →
Talks have been stalled since Premier Blaine Higgs pitched a public sector wage freeze to union heads in December. Continue reading →
New Brunswick’s Official Languages Act has nothing to do with bilingualism but seeks to ensure all New Brunswickers can access government services in their language of choice. Continue reading →
Passage of several government bills was held up as the opposition tried to force the government to table a motion clearing the way for hybrid sittings. Continue reading →
The study is intended to fill in gaps in a presentation made to the PC caucus based on data from Service New Brunswick and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Continue reading →
The assembly is scheduled to return next week for a single day, but party house leaders say decisions on what it will look like, or if it will happen, have yet to be made. Continue reading →
Businesses are preparing for smaller gatherings, but say there’s been a bump in take out orders ahead of the big game. Continue reading →
The province says it’s looking to use rapid testing for essential workers already required to take a weekly test. Continue reading →
Due to the danger posed by COVID-19 variants, officials say it could be some time before any zone advances beyond orange level restrictions. Continue reading →
An epidemiologist says there is no easy answer for why the two provinces have fared differently. Nova Scotia’s case count has remained low while New Brunswick’s has skyrocketed. Continue reading →