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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Investment in Promise Partnership

Investment in Promise Partnership

The provincial government has invested more than $216,000 in the Promise Partnership over the last two academic years at the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) Saint John campus through the Access and Success program. “Your government believes that a well-educated workforce is essential to growing the economy and creating jobs. That is why we are… Read more »

Advocate releases State of the Child Report

Advocate releases State of the Child Report

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released its eighth annual State of the Child Report at a breakfast for government members and senior civil servants in Fredericton. The release of the report coincides with the 25th anniversary of Canada’s ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. The report encourages… Read more »

“Come Together” at AJ’s Lounge & Restaurant for Saint John SPCA Animal Rescue

“Come Together” at AJ’s Lounge & Restaurant for Saint John SPCA Animal Rescue

“Come Together” at AJ’s Lounge and Restaurant for Saint John SPCA Animal Rescue Local Musicians, Common Thread & Friends will make “Christmas Merry” for local homeless pets! Join us for great local talent, in a warm atmosphere, with paws-itively purr-fect opportunities to support your community’s homeless pets! Friday, Dec.16th, 2016 – 9 PM to 12… Read more »

Make buying locally a holiday tradition

Make buying locally a holiday tradition

The provincial government is urging the public to buy local as they purchase gifts and food for the holidays. Interested individuals may visit their local farmers market, or a local butcher or fish merchant as they prepare for holiday feasts. They may also purchase uniquely New Brunswick gifts. Following are some tips for including local… Read more »

Legislation being introduced to help fund free tuition

Legislation being introduced to help fund free tuition

The provincial government will take another step in implementing changes to post-secondary education financing for students by introducing legislation to eliminate the provincial education and tuition tax credits, as announced last spring. “We are listening to New Brunswickers who have told us that we need upfront assistance for students with the greatest need to improve… Read more »

Great Holiday Promotions from Sea Dogs

Great Holiday Promotions from Sea Dogs

Your first-place Saint John Sea Dogs are holding two exciting promotions during their final two home games of the first half of the season this weekend! Friday, December 16th, vs. Halifax Mooseheads, 7 pm – Bingo Night The Sea Dogs and the Telegraph-Journal are holding Bingo Night, in support of The Empty Stocking Fund. Fans… Read more »

Minister promotes locally grown Christmas trees

Minister promotes locally grown Christmas trees

New Brunswickers are encouraged to spruce up their homes this holiday season by taking home local, sustainably grown Christmas trees. “Whether you buy from a retail vendor or harvest it yourself at a tree farm, choosing a sustainably grown, local Christmas tree is a fun and easy way to support New Brunswick’s farmers and your… Read more »

Shop Local this Holiday Season

Shop Local this Holiday Season

New Brunswickers are encouraged to buy local during the 2016 holiday season. By choosing local and independent businesses for services, shopping, dining and other needs during the holidays, consumers not only enjoy a distinctive and personal experience, but also help build and strengthen communities and the economy. “Local businesses are the heart and soul of… Read more »

Travelling for the Holidays? Beware of Surprise Fees

Travelling for the Holidays? Beware of Surprise Fees

  Tis the season again! The holiday peak travel season is taking off and if your celebrations involve anything like a family vacation, a romantic escape or a hometown round trip, you’re probably already browsing the web, seeking to take advantage of holiday specials. But you must resist the urge to pack your suitcase just… Read more »

TNB presents “The Snow Queen” at the Imperial Theatre

TNB presents “The Snow Queen” at the Imperial Theatre

Rehearsals are underway for Theatre New Brunswick’s (TNB) 2016 holiday production of The Snow Queen. Written by Hans Christian Andresen and adapted for the stage by TNB Artistic Director Thomas Morgan Jones, this epic adventure tale of cinematic size and scope is the perfect holiday show for children and adults alike. “Hans Christian Andersen has… Read more »

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