Born with malformed limbs 52 years ago, thalidomide victim still fights for compensation

Noëlla Hébert isn’t scared of anything. The 52-year-old from Saint-Louis-de-Kent, who was born missing an arm and with malformations in her other limbs, says after a lifetime of fighting for acceptance and... Read more »

Sisters cross Canada-U.S. border, camp in parents’ backyard to be with dying father

Carmen and Lara Messerlian only have one more sleep to go until they can finally squeeze their dad simultaneously in a giant bear hug.  The two sisters travelled from the United States, where... Read more »

22 out-of-province doctors for Vitalité did not fully self-isolate after travel

Twenty-two doctors from outside New Brunswick have worked for the Vitalité Health Network since the COVID-19 pandemic began without fully self-isolating for 14 days after travelling, says president and CEO Gilles Lanteigne. Almost all... Read more »

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 9 new cases of virus in Campbellton region

Public Health has announced nine new cases of COVID-19 in the Campbellton region, eight of which are linked to a long-term care facility in Atholville.  This brings the total number of active... Read more »

New Brunswick doctor’s story calls attention to COVID-related racism

Dr. Jean Robert Ngola’s account of enduring racist harassment since social media outed him as the doctor at the centre of the Campbellton COVID-19 outbreak has drawn some swift reaction from outside the... Read more »

Long-term care home resident first New Brunswicker to die of COVID-19

An 84-year-old long-term care home resident is the first person in New Brunswick to die of COVID-19. Daniel Ouellette was a resident at the Manoir de la Vallée in Atholville. He died at 5:10 a.m. Thursday,... Read more »

Long-term care home resident first New Brunswicker to die of COVID-19, says family

A resident of a long-term care home in northern New Brunswick who tested positive for COVID-19 has died of the virus, according to family. Daniel Ouellette was a resident at the Manoir de la Vallée in... Read more »

Doctor linked to Campbellton COVID-19 cluster says he made ‘an error in judgment’

The doctor at the centre of a COVID-19 outbreak in the Campbellton, N.B., area says he’s not sure whether he picked up the coronavirus during a trip to Quebec or from a... Read more »

Long-term care worker among 2 new COVID-19 cases in Campbellton region linked to doctor

A long-term care worker is among two new cases of COVID-19 in northern New Brunswick linked to a family doctor who contracted the coronavirus outside the province and didn’t self-isolate when he returned. That... Read more »

2 new cases of COVID-19 in Campbellton linked to doctor brings total to 8, including 2 in ICU

There are two new cases of COVID-19 in northern New Brunswick, bringing the total cluster in the Campbellton region to eight — all linked to a doctor who contracted the coronavirus outside the province and didn’t... Read more »