Alexandre Silberman

Video journalist

Alexandre Silberman is a video journalist with CBC News based in Moncton. He has previously worked at CBC Fredericton, Power & Politics, and Marketplace. You can reach him by email at:

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N.B. commits $2M to launch AI-powered volunteer ride platform

New Brunswick volunteer ride programs will soon be able to more efficiently take bookings and dispatch drives with the help of an artificial intelligence platform. The charity Urban/Rural Rides will roll out the software province-wide this year.

105-year-old N.B. church could see new life as apartments

A local architect hopes a transformation into much-needed housing will help the Saint-François-Xavier Church in Charlo avoid a possible demolition.

2 Moncton-area men plead not guilty to 21 charges tied to online sextortion

Jean-Michel Gouin and Ketiboua Kesse have pleaded not guilty to accusations they sexually exploited people online and threatened them into paying thousands of dollars. The two men face a combined 21 charges.

Strict Sunday shopping rules may soon end in Miramichi

Miramichi is now considering modifying its Sunday shopping bylaw, allowing business owners to set their own hours, after a request from the Retail Council of Canada. The city is the last in New Brunswick to maintain restrictions on Sunday shopping.

N.B. Liberal MP calls for loosened right whale protection measures to help fishermen

A northeast New Brunswick Liberal MP is joining the Maritime Fishermen’s Union in calling for a better balance between protecting endangered North Atlantic right whales and allowing commercial fishing operations.

Moncton Hospital says 1st to offer less invasive fibroid treatment in Atlantic Canada

New Brunswick women suffering from fibroids now have access to a new surgical treatment option in Moncton that is less invasive, lower risk and has a quicker recovery.

Bathurst region needs hundreds of new housing units to match population growth

City needs 330 new units in the next two years to keep up with growth.

Stiffer penalties for impaired driving coming to N.B., with immediate roadside suspension

The amendments introduced to the Motor Vehicle Act would give peace officers the discretion to give impaired drivers an immediate roadside suspension or charge them under the Criminal Code.

Proposed volcanic-rock mine divides northern New Brunswick town

Residents on New Brunswick's north shore are divided over a proposal to operate an open pit mine in the community of Dalhousie. While many are embracing the potential for a boost to the struggling economy, others fear the project could harm the environment.

Miramichiers call for clarity after latest delay to Centennial Bridge project

The full closure of the Centennial Bridge in Miramichi, a significant link between the province’s north and south, is being pushed back by another year.