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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Mill Rats Strong Start Ignites Win Over Miracles

Mill Rats Strong Start Ignites Win Over Miracles

The Saint John Mill Rats strong start ignited a victory at home over the Moncton Miracles, 109-99. Saint John scored 34 points in the first quarter en route to a 19 point first quarter lead, at 34-15. Moncton was able to cut into the lead during the second and third periods, but the Mill Rats put… Read more »

Premier Launches New Brunswick’s Open Data Policy

Premier Launches New Brunswick’s Open Data Policy

Premier Gallant unveiled the province’s new open data policy on Thursday April 28th while attending the 2016 Canadian Open Data Summit in Saint John. “The establishment of an open data policy will foster new start-up businesses, increase transparency and enable New Brunswickers to help solve some of the challenges our province is facing,” said Gallant. “Providing… Read more »

Sea Belles Participate in National Music Day

Sea Belles Participate in National Music Day

On Monday May 2nd Canadians from coast-to-coast will take time out of their day to call attention to the vital role music plays in their lives, their communities and in their schools. Saint John’s Sea Belles of Harmony, Inc., will be participating in this coast to coast music video podcast. Sea Belles’ music video submission, Heading Home,… Read more »

Tidal Energy Opportunities Summit to be held

Tidal Energy Opportunities Summit to be held

The provincial government is offering to work with Saint John businesses to hold a Tidal Energy Opportunities Summit, announced Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet, who is also minister responsible for Opportunities NB. “I see a lot of value in holding a summit that looks at business opportunities related to the tidal energy sector,”… Read more »

The City of Saint John to Observe 2016 Day of Mourning

The City of Saint John to Observe 2016 Day of Mourning

On Thursday, April 28th, flags at all City of Saint John facilities, including City Hall, will be lowered to half-mast in recognition of the National Day of Mourning. Held annually, the National Day of Mourning commemorates workers who have died, been injured or suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents. The day also honours… Read more »

Book the Green Machine Today for Your Neighbourhood Clean-Up

Book the Green Machine Today for Your Neighbourhood Clean-Up

The City of Saint John is pleased to launch the first year of our Green Machine! The Green Machine is a 14’ trailer that provides groups with a free mobile toolkit containing the equipment required to support clean-up initiatives in our community. Many communities and local organizations throughout Saint John plan and host events during… Read more »

Over $1.4 Million Investment in Saint John Laundry Facility

Over $1.4 Million Investment in Saint John Laundry Facility

The provincial government will invest a total of $1.7 million to upgrade systems and add processing equipment at the Saint John laundry facility and to establish a linen depot in the Moncton area. “This is an important investment that will improve productivity for the Saint John laundry facility, which provides an invaluable service to the… Read more »

YMCA of Greater Saint John’s Annual General Meeting

YMCA of Greater Saint John’s Annual General Meeting

The YMCA of Greater Saint John will be hosting the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at the Saint John Regional Y. The meeting will start promptly at 11:30 am and light refreshments to follow. Date: Tuesday May 17, 2016 Time: 11:30 am Location:  Saint John Regional Y—McMurray Community Room Please RSVP by… Read more »

Forest-fire season began April 18th

Forest-fire season began April 18th

Each year, the season begins on the third Monday of April and continues through until October 31st unless otherwise indicated. Anyone igniting a Category 1 fire (fires with a diameter of three metres or less) should ensure burning is allowed in that area. This can be done by calling the toll-free burn line at 1-866-458-8080 or by visiting the Department of Natural Resources’ website. Read more »

Yugoh Cutting Edge Taxi Service Launches in Saint John

Yugoh Cutting Edge Taxi Service Launches in Saint John

A unique new taxi service has just launched in Saint John. Using the latest in technology, Yugoh gives users the choice of three different ways to order a taxi: either traditionally by just calling 607-1020, through a free app called Taxicaller, or directly from their website www.yugoh.ca. “Many years ago, I started a cab service in the Kennebecasis Valley, called Town… Read more »

Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week

Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week

Health Minister Victor Boudreau is encouraging New Brunswickers to observe National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week this week, April 18th to the 25th. “This important week gives us the opportunity to show our support to those waiting for a tissue or organ donation,ˮ said Boudreau. “At the same time, this week serves as a… Read more »

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