Mia Urquhart

Mia Urquhart is a journalist with CBC New Brunswick, based in Saint John. She can be reached at mia.urquhart@cbc.ca.

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N.B. schools should do more to recognize World Autism Awareness Month, say parents

As World Autism Awareness Month nears an end, some New Brunswick parents lament the lack of recognition in their children's schools.

Sentencing delayed for 1 of 6 charged in 2022 Saint John homicide

The sentencing for one of the six people charged in the 2022 death of Justin Breau has been delayed until next month. 

Community hub added to new school planned for Saint John's north end

The New Brunswick government is adding $12 million to an already-announced new school in Saint John's north end to turn it into a community hub. It's expected to open in September 2027.

Saint John police officer's lawsuit over failed prosecution thrown out by judge

Eight years after it was filed, a judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by a Saint John police officer against those involved with prosecuting him more than a decade ago.

New book, advocate suggest ways to prevent homelessness

The editor of a new book on homelessness says it’s time to rethink the way society combats the problem because the current approach is not working. 

Not a Starship not afloat: Once stuck-in-ice vessel is now on bottom of St. John River

The owner of a sailboat that sank in the St. John River has until the end of the month to get it out of the water, according to a deadline set by Transport Canada. 

Shorter waits for new knees, hips led to longer waits for other surgeries, doctors say

Wait times for hip and knee replacements may have dropped dramatically in the Horizon Health Network, but it's come at the expense of other types of surgeries, say some Fredericton doctors. 

Saint John pair sentenced for role in 2022 death of Justin Breau

Two people charged after the 2022 homicide of a Saint John man have been sentenced for their part in his death — and neither is getting any more jail time. 

Service dogs need legislated protection in Canada, says N.B. dog trainer

Shediac dog trainer Bill Grimmer says true service dogs need better legislated protection, and they need to be given more rights than emotional support animals.

'Zombie plant' here to stay in N.B. waterways, eradication is futile, say experts

The invasive Eurasian watermilfoil is now well established in several places along the St. John River and its tributaries, but that didn't stop one group from fighting back.

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