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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Trevor Georgie New President of Sea Dogs

Trevor Georgie New President of Sea Dogs

The Saint John Sea Dogs recently announced Trevor Georgie is the new president of the team. Georgie is an accomplished sports and entertainment professional who has enjoyed leadership roles on the property, client and agency sides of the business. His career has led him to work for, and partner with, like-minded brands across the sports and entertainment… Read more »

Disaster Financial Assistance Program Announced

Disaster Financial Assistance Program Announced

The provincial government has announced a Disaster Financial Assistance Program for damage caused by heavy rainfall on September 30th. “The damage to private and public infrastructure caused by this storm is estimated to be more than $15.3 million,” said Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Stephen Horsman. “We are pleased to once again offer a… Read more »

NB Power’s Smart Habits Rebates Help Customers Save

NB Power’s Smart Habits Rebates Help Customers Save

Tens of thousands of New Brunswickers saved money and energy by purchasing nearly 13,000 programmable thermostats last fall as part of NB Power’s Smart Habits rebate program. The program offered in-store rebates on energy efficient products from Oct. 1 to Nov. 30. “New Brunswickers continue to invest in energy efficient products through our rebate program,”… Read more »

Summit on Economic Inclusion held in Saint John

Summit on Economic Inclusion held in Saint John

Premier Brian Gallant hosted an Opportunities Summit on Monday in Saint John to discuss economic and social inclusion of all New Brunswickers in the province’s economy. “Every individual has the potential to contribute to the economy in a variety of ways whether through the labour force, social enterprise or supporting local businesses,” said Gallant. “We… Read more »

Minimum Wage to Increase on April 1st

Minimum Wage to Increase on April 1st

Premier Brian Gallant recently announced that the minimum wage in New Brunswick will increase from $10.30 per hour to $10.65 per hour on April 1, 2016. “Increasing the minimum wage will put more money in the pockets of New Brunswickers and have a positive effect on the economy,” said Gallant. Recently, the Regulatory Accountability and… Read more »

The Lesson from Asha & Bender

The Lesson from Asha & Bender

Asha and Bender – Here is the lesson we learn from these incredible animals; it is one of inspiration to continue our work and to live our lives in the best possible way. A life that is healthy and connected, with the hope of being able to recover from untold and unimaginable hardship. How do they recover and return to being trusting, loyal and loving with all of their hearts? They forgive and live in the moment. Asha and Bender symbolize forgiveness, love, trust and hope. Read more »

Book Review: “Finding Woods” by Matt Mott

Book Review: “Finding Woods” by Matt Mott

It has been quite some time since I have read any ‘modern’ horror novels. Back in my younger years I was quite a fan of Stephen King, but as I got older my reading tastes changed to literature and history with the occasional novel or book of short stories thrown in for variety. Recently I was alerted to the fact that a Miramichi resident (who has since moved to Saint John) has written a book that I should take a look at. I was able to get a review copy of Finding Woods by Matt Mott (2014, Montag Press) from the author himself. Read more »

Air Quality Data Portal launched

Air Quality Data Portal launched

The provincial government has launched a new Air Quality Data Portal, providing the public with immediate access to air quality monitoring data. “Our government is committed to providing transparency and improving access to government services,” said Environment and Local Government Minster Brian Kenny. “We provide air quality monitoring services, and now New Brunswickers and organizations… Read more »

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