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20
Oct

Byelection in Saint John East riding

FREDERICTON (GNB) – A byelection will be held Monday, Nov. 17 in the provincial riding of Saint John East, Premier Brian Gallant announced today.

The byelection will fill the vacancy created in the riding following the resignation of former member-elect Gary Keating.

Currently, the Liberals hold 26 seats in the legislative assembly, the Progressive Conservatives hold 21 seats, and the Greens hold one seat with one seat vacant.

Mon
20
Oct

Cervical Cancer Awareness Week Oct. 20-24

FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswickers are being urged to observe National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week.

“Cervical cancer screening can save lives. This week is an excellent reminder to New Brunswick women of its critical importance,” said Health Minister Victor Boudreau. “Combined with screening, enhanced education and vaccination are the keys to reducing the risk of developing this disease which kills nearly 400 women in Canada each year.”

Wed
17
Sep

New Brunswick Anti-Shale Gas Alliance Looks between the Lines of the Electoral Debate

By www.noshalegasnb.ca   

Moncton, NB (17 Sept 2014) : New Brunswickers who are looking for the facts about shale gas are not getting them from the current political debate. They are often being deliberately misled or else are confused by politicians who don’t understand the issues, themselves. And they are definitely missing out on critical information.

 

First, the economics.

Wed
14
May

People's Alliance requests Fracking be added to the ballot

Released by: Joël MacIntosh
People’s Alliance Candidate; Kent South
 
Having witnessed first hand the disastrous effects that the currentProgressive Conservative government of David Alward and our current MLA Claude Williams has had in it’s failure to properly consult the citizens of this province over the issue of hydraulic fracturing resulting in months of protests and extreme police presence. I am pleased that the People’s Alliance will continue to push forward with the belief that we, the people, deserve to have our voices heard through a direct vote and not an election promise that may or may not be upheld!
 
Tue
11
Mar

PotashCorp to slash 130 jobs at Sussex operation

SASKATOON, SKDec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) announced today that it is taking the difficult but necessary step to reduce its workforce in Canadathe United States and Trinidad by approximately 18 percent from current levels.

Wed
25
Sep

Education vital to a strong middle class

 

Dear Editor,

 

The very idea of progress is under real threat in Canada for the first time in generations. The Canadian promise, that if you get educated and work hard, you can guarantee a better life for yourself and for your kids, is being seriously questioned.

Mon
06
May

Rogersville's new Municipal Buildings targeted by arsonist

By Pierre Little

Fire reportedly set Saturday morning around 11 a.m.  The newly constructed municipal offices was the target of an arsonist.  RCMP are saying someone intentionally threw an incendiary device on the roof in the early morning hours on Saturday May 4 and are seeking the publics help.  The new facility was being built because fire completely destroyed the municipal offices in January of last year.  The Mayors offices, RCMP and Fire Department were in the same building last year and all offices and equipement were lost [see photos and video below].  The new facility also has all three community offices, mayor, police and fire, together once again.

Mon
11
Feb

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30
Jan
Wed
30
Jan

New Federal Electoral Map for New Brunswick Tabled in the House of Commons

 

FREDERICTON, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwire - Jan. 28, 2013) - The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for New Brunswick has submitted its report redrawing the province's federal electoral map to the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada. The report was tabled in the House of Commons today.

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