Sam Farley


Sam Farley is a Fredericton-based reporter at CBC New Brunswick. Originally from Boston, he is a journalism graduate of the University of King's College in Halifax. He can be reached at

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Trudeau blasts N.B. premier over gender-identity policy, abortion access

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took aim at New Brunswick's controversial gender-identity policy on Thursday, accusing Premier Blame Higgs of putting politics before the interests of vulnerable schoolchildren.

Arthur Irving remembered for leadership and enthusiasm for New Brunswick

The death of Arthur Irving is causing New Brunswickers who knew him best to pause and reflect on his legacy.

Bathurst fortunate that weekend fire was not worse, says mayor

The day after a fire ravaged a distribution centre in Bathurst, the mayor is applauding the firefighters who worked to put it out. 

Pylon alley returns to Trans-Canada in Jemseg area, where 3 died last summer

The public has few answers on 2023 crash while a similar construction zone will be set up until the fall Construction returns to Jemseg highway where 3 were killed last summer

Water conservation notice issued again in Alma this weekend

Residents of Alma, N.B., are being asked to conserve their water this weekend. It's the second conservation notice in the community in recent weeks.

J.D. Irving gets into wind farm business with $550M project in western N.B.

J.D. Irving Ltd., normally well-known for forestry, is taking a leap into the green energy business with plans for a 58-turbine wind farm.

Woodstock mayor doubles down on decision not to display Pride flags

Despite concerns raised by an 2SLGBTQ+ advocacy group, Woodstock is sticking with a policy that will prevent Pride flags from being flown from municipal lampposts.

A forgotten gem of Fredericton's past is uncovered

A fancy tile in front of a historical home with a specific purpose is saved.

St. Stephen overnight shelter to close April 30

A warming centre that has been temporarily run by a non-profit group will end at the end of this month, and there are no plans for what comes next.

Town of Woodstock will no longer fly Pride banners on downtown lampposts

For many years, Pride flags have been among the banners flown on lampposts in downtown Woodstock. But a change in the town's rules means they will no longer be allowed.