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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Young Readers Encouraged to join Hackmatack Program

Young Readers Encouraged to join Hackmatack Program

Children in Grades 4 through 6 are being invited by the New Brunswick Public Library Service to join a Hackmatack book club at their local library and to participate in the Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Awards. “The Hackmatack program is a fun and educational way to introduce children to the joy of reading,” said Post-Secondary… Read more »

ELEMENTARY LITERACY INC. READING MENTORS ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE

ELEMENTARY LITERACY INC. READING MENTORS ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE

There is a saying “it takes a village to raise a child” but Elementary Literacy Inc. (ELI) knows it can take a village to raise a reader. Last school year, over 950 students participated in their supplementary reading programs in nearly 150 elementary schools in New Brunswick. During the school year, the average student participant had increased their reading level by two levels over the 10-week period. Read more »

Christmas Tree Drop Off Program

Christmas Tree Drop Off Program

Christmas Tree Drop Off Program from Friday, January 1, 2016 to Friday, January 15, 2016. When it’s time to get rid of your Christmas Tree, drop it off at one of the City of Saint John Christmas Tree Drop-off Sites. Read more »

Team New Brunswick looking for chef de mission

Team New Brunswick looking for chef de mission

The Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced volunteer to serve as the chef de mission for Team New Brunswick at the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg, Man. from July 28 to Aug. 13, 2017. The chef de mission will lead Team New Brunswick’s contingent of about 400 athletes,… Read more »

NB SPCA Receives Funding to help Enforce Tethering Regulations

NB SPCA Receives Funding to help Enforce Tethering Regulations

The provincial government has provided more than $40,000 to help the New Brunswick SPCA enforce the regulation that bans the 24-hour tethering of dogs. “We are pleased to support the SPCA in their efforts to enforce the rules, but also to ensure that our collective efforts are increasing awareness and reducing the instances where dogs… Read more »

Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays

Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays

The holidays are about celebration but fire safety should also be a priority at this time of year, said Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Stephen Horsman. “We want New Brunswickers to celebrate during the holidays, but we also want them to be safe with things like holiday lights, candles, and Christmas trees,” said Horsman.… Read more »

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