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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Search continues in Grande-Digue for missing 64-year-old ice sailor

The search continued Thursday for a man who went ice sailing Wednesday near the southeastern New Brunswick community of Grande-Digue and didn't come back.

New Brunswick mother speaks out about son's death linked to sextortion

William Doiron took his own life after being a victim of a global sextortion scheme, where he was convinced into sending explicit sexual images and then blackmailed.

2 Moncton-area men face 21 charges tied to alleged online 'sextortion'

Two men in the Moncton area now face a combined 21 charges in connection with accusations they sexually exploited people online and threatened them into paying thousands of dollars.

Waitlist for subsidized housing doubles as N.B. vacancy rates fall

The growing number of families and individuals looking for subsidized housing comes as the province’s rental market continues to struggle to keep up with demand. It’s a trend happening across Canada, and economists say the shortage in housing is moving hundreds of units out of affordable levels.

New Brunswick's promise of 50 new rehab beds urgently needed, advocate says

The New Brunswick government is searching for a location for a new treatment facility as part of plans to double its capacity and address a growing drug addiction crisis.

Trial dates set for N.B. man accused of killing, dismembering spouse

A southeast New Brunswick man will go on trial late next year on charges alleging he killed his spouse and dismembered her body.

N.B. farmers hope below-average snowfall will be enough to protect fruit crops

Several crops in New Brunswick including potatoes, blueberries, apples and cranberries depend on snow for moisture and protection from extreme temperatures. The insulating layer can prevent fruit from drying out and being destroyed.

N.B. immigration surge causing school staffing, budget pressures, deputy ministers say

New Brunswick schools are doing what they can to hire more staff and create new classrooms in response to significant growth in immigration, according to the Department of Education.

Bouctouche tenants struggle to find housing after devastating fire

Several tenants are struggling to find a new place to live after fire tore through a large building in downtown Bouctouche late Monday night and into Tuesday morning. Five apartments and three businesses were destroyed.

$10M in federal funds for multi-unit housing in Fredericton

The funding will be used for a series of grant programs to encourage high-density and mixed-use housing.