A storm that brought a mix of heavy rain, snow and wind gusts to the Maritimes on Wednesday resulted in power outages and made for treacherous road conditions that police say are to blame for a crash in New Brunswick that killed three people.
The Emergency Measures Organization in New Brunswick is warning the public to prepare for a major storm that's expected to hit the province with a combination of snow, freezing rain and heavy rain over the next two days.
The New Brunswick Progressive Conservative party has chosen Bruce Fitch as its interim leader, replacing David Alward who announced he was relinquishing the leadership after his government was defeated in last month's provincial election.
A byelection date has been set for a New Brunswick seat that became vacant about three weeks after the provincial election. Premier Brian Gallant says the byelection in Saint John East will be held on Nov. 17.