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Monthly Archives: March 2017

WFNB’s 2017 WordSpring Festival Happens in Saint John

WFNB’s 2017 WordSpring Festival Happens in Saint John

The 2017 WordSpring Festival is happening May 26th, 27th and 28th, 2017 at the Hilton Saint John and Saint John Free Public Library. It is the annual literacy festival for the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB). Below is a list of activities and events of what is happening throughout the festival, workshop presenters and… Read more »

Locavore Foods Now Offering Locally Sourced Prepared Meals!

Locavore Foods Now Offering Locally Sourced Prepared Meals!

Locavore recently sent out an email newsletter to former Real Food Connections subscribers. Check it out below! Prepared Meals Now Online! It’s about time … EatLocavore.ca is now Live! It has been a crazy 100+/- days since the closure of Real Food Connections and their marketplace for local food. In that time Locavore Foods has… Read more »

Second Annual New Brunswick Book Awards

Second Annual New Brunswick Book Awards

The Fiddlehead and the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB) have announced the shortlisted titles for the second annual New Brunswick Book Awards. The winners will be announced at an awards presentation ceremony on Wednesday May 24th, at the University of New Brunswick’s Memorial Hall in Fredericton. Presenters will include winners of the first-ever awards… Read more »

Symphony New Brunswick presents the National Arts Centre Orchestra

Symphony New Brunswick presents the National Arts Centre Orchestra

Symphony New Brunswick presents the National Arts Centre (NAC) Orchestra on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the Imperial Theatre. Tickets are $45 or $25 for students. Canada’s NAC Orchestra and violin virtuoso James Ehnes come together for an evening of music and storytelling for their Canada 150 Tour. This special performance will celebrate Canadian classical music at… Read more »

Narrative Writing Worshop at Saint John Free Public Library

Narrative Writing Worshop at Saint John Free Public Library

Non-fiction is growing in popularity these days but there’s a twist. It’s called narrative non-fiction. The key is to use storytelling techniques that are found in the world of fiction, including strong characters, good dialogue, and scenes that jump off the page—while telling the truth. Sandra Phinney is giving a two-day workshop titled “Hop Aboard… Read more »

Safe Clean Drinking Water Project Open House

Safe Clean Drinking Water Project Open House

A public information session will be held to provide general information on the Safe Clean Drinking Water Project, including an overview of current construction activities and anticipated activities in the coming months. This event will be drop-in, tradeshow format, with informational booths devoted to key topic areas of the project, including project timelines, safety and environment, and descriptions of the infrastructure being… Read more »

VOLUNTEER APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2017 ECMAS!

VOLUNTEER APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2017 ECMAS!

Want to help out at the ECMAs? Then apply today to become a volunteer at the 2017 event in Saint John, April 26-30. The ECMAs is a five-day, non-stop musical celebration showcasing and recognizing the best of East Coast artists and music. The ultimate goal of this internationally recognized event is to position and promote… Read more »

Script Happens: Call for Directors, Actors and Crew

Script Happens: Call for Directors, Actors and Crew

The Saint John Theatre Company (SJTC) have issued a call for directors, actors and crew for Script Happens! Their annual playwright contest, Script Happens is in full swing. Scripts have been selected and crafted by their professional dramaturge Stephen Massicotte. Now it’s time for the next stage in the page to stage transformation! They are… Read more »

BOOTH AGREES TO TERMS WITH HURRICANES

BOOTH AGREES TO TERMS WITH HURRICANES

Goaltender Callum Booth has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with the Carolina Hurricanes. The Hurricanes made the announcement on their website. Booth was selected by Carolina in the fourth round (93rd overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft. The Montreal-native has played 47 games with the Sea Dogs and Quebec Remparts this season.… Read more »

Public input sought for long-term energy supply plan

Public input sought for long-term energy supply plan

Our Energy Future NB from NB Power on Vimeo. New Brunswickers are invited to share their priorities about clean energy, affordability and customer options as NB Power maps out its energy supply plan for the next 25 years. NB Power is seeking public input for its Integrated Resource Plan 2017, which will be submitted to… Read more »

River Watch 2017 started March 13th

River Watch 2017 started March 13th

The River Watch program officially started on Monday, March 13th, to provide New Brunswickers with information on the status of rivers, potential risks of ice jams, and other flood issues across the province over the coming weeks. “New Brunswickers are reminded to be cautious around waterways and watch for any potential for flooding,” said Justice… Read more »

FELIXSON DIAGNOSED WITH HODGKIN LYMPHOMA

FELIXSON DIAGNOSED WITH HODGKIN LYMPHOMA

The Saint John Sea Dogs announced last week that defenceman Oliver Felixson has been diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma. The diagnosis was confirmed by Horizon NB medical staff at the Saint John Regional Hospital. It is the same type of cancer diagnosed in Pittsburgh Penguins’ superstar Mario Lemieux in 1993. “Hodgkin Lymphoma is a cancer of the… Read more »

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