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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Spa Chance Harbour Last Bonfire of the Month this Weekend

Spa Chance Harbour Last Bonfire of the Month this Weekend

Enjoy the beautiful fall colours and relaxation at Spa Chance Harbour this Saturday, October 31st from 8 pm to 10:30 pm with live music in the Cabana or on the beach with a brilliant bonfire right outside the Polar Bear Cafe. Musical entertainment will be provided by Carol Perry and Brad White, some of our region’s best talents! Read more »

Conservation Work: An Acadian Memento Mori

Conservation Work: An Acadian Memento Mori

As New Brunswick’s provincial museum, the New Brunswick Museum not only works with in its own collections but also provides support to other museums across the province. For example, a memento mori— or death memorial—owned by the Musée Acadien de Caraquet was in need of restoration for exhibit at the Musée acadien de l’Université de Moncton. NBM Conservator Dee Stubbs-Lee was able to provide the necessary conservation treatment for the artifact to go on display as part of the upcoming exhibition Always Loved, Never Forgotten: Death and Mourning in Acadia. Read more »

Full Closure Westfield Road Starts Tomorrow

Full Closure Westfield Road Starts Tomorrow

The Westfield Road will be fully closed from the Millard Robson Lane to the Gault Road commencing on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 8 am. This work is expected to take approximately 3 weeks to complete and is necessary to carry out repairs on the structure. Read more »

Watercolour Basics Six Week Course for Beginners

Watercolour Basics Six Week Course for Beginners

Have you always wanted to try your hand at watercolour painting, but didn’t know where to begin? This is the class for you! Join Dodie Clark for a fun and relaxed introduction to the techniques and concepts of watercolours with minimal investment in supplies. You’ll learn colour mixing and how to handle the materials and tools as you paint along with Dodie’s step-by-step method. Read more »

UNB Study Shows $1.2 billion Impact on Provincial Economy

UNB Study Shows $1.2 billion Impact on Provincial Economy

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) recently announced the release of “The Economic Value of the University of New Brunswick: Analysis of the Economic Impact and Return on Investment of Education,” an independent analysis conducted by Economic Modelling Specialists International. Read more »

Tim Isaac Estate Auction at Saint John Trade & Convention Centre

Tim Isaac Estate Auction at Saint John Trade & Convention Centre

There will be an Estate Auction on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 beginning at 5 pm at the Saint John Trade & Convention Centre, One Market Square. Viewing will take place from 3-5 pm. This Tim Isaac Auction will feature contents from the Estate of Senator Dan Riley and Mary Riley of Saint John; the Estate of John R. Willett and Phyllis M. Willett of Saint John; and a Churchill Row, Fredericton Estate. Read more »

Traffic Advisory: Westmorland Road

Traffic Advisory: Westmorland Road

Westmorland Road will be reduced to one lane in both directions between Ellerdale Street and Fern Street starting Monday, October 26 for five (5) days from 7 am until 8 pm for infrastructure installation/ upgrades. Read more »

8 Ways To Get Your Culture On in Saint John

8 Ways To Get Your Culture On in Saint John

You might have heard of Saint John’s history as a major port and historic city, but did you realize it has some serious street cred as an artistic powerhouse too? If you know where to look there’s plenty to find. Here are 8 ways to get your culture on in Saint John.   Sarah Jones… Read More Read more »

UNB Named One of Canada’s Top Research Universities

UNB Named One of Canada’s Top Research Universities

Research Infosource Inc. recently released Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities and UNB is one of the top Atlantic Canadian Universities to make the list. UNB was named Canada’s most entrepreneurial university by Startup Canada and a large part of that can be attributed to the strength and reach of the research happening here at UNB says David Burns, UNB’s vice-president (research). Read more »

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