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Monthly Archives: December 2017

2017 Was Busy Year For Development In Rothesay, Mayor Says

  Posted on Friday, December 29, 2017 The mayor of Rothesay says this past year they’ve taken steps to diversify the housing offerings in the community which is something she believes is much needed. Nancy Grant says seniors are asking for the kind of housing where they can downsize. “We have an apartment complex in… Read more »

Movement Underway To Donate Gift Cards

Posted on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 There has been a social media movement on Twitter to persuade people to donate their gift cards once they receive them to local food banks. Loblaws is giving away from 3 to 6 million $25 gift cards because of a bread price fixing scandal and many shoppers say they plan… Read more »

Bitter Cold From Coast To Coast

Posted on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 Winter only officially began last week but it now has its grip over most of Canada. Extreme cold warnings and special weather statements about the cold have been issued for nearly every province. Weather Network meteorologist Michael Carter says 2017 is ending on a bitter note. “From the West… Read more »

NORAD Helps Kids To Track Santa Claus

 Posted on Friday, December 22, 2017 Are the kids getting anxious for the arrival of Santa Claus?  Well there is a way to track his flight on Sunday, thanks to the help of North American Air Space Defence, Or NORAD as it is commonly known. This is the 62nd year that NORAD has been helping… Read more »

Emera, Ottawa invest $4.3-Million in UNB’s Smart Grid Research

The Digby Neck wind farm, owned and operated by Nova Scotia Power, an Emera company. Image: submitted.    Dec 21, 2017 by Inda Intiar FREDERICTON – The federal government and Nova Scotia energy company Emera are investing $4.3 million in the University of New Brunswick’s smart grid research project, it was announced Wednesday. In an interview with Huddle, Emera President… Read more »

Cooke Acquires U.S. Nutritional Product Company For $500-Million

Dec 20, 2017 by Huddle Staff SAINT JOHN– Cooke Inc., the parent company of Cooke Aquaculture, announced Tuesday that it has acquired Omega Protein Corporation, a nutritional product company known for its specialty oils and specialty protein products. Under terms of the transaction, Cooke has acquired all outstanding shares of Omega Protein for $22 per share in cash, or… Read more »

Owners of Mrs. Dunster’s Named Huddle Businesspeople of the Year

Dec 20, 2017 by Mark Leger SUSSEX – Blair Hyslop and Rosalyn Mcfate-Hyslop, the owners of the beloved bakery company Mrs. Dunsters, went on an acquisition spree this year, dramatically scaling up their business from a base in small-town New Brunswick. Their ambitious growth earned them the title of Huddle’s New Brunswick Businesspeople of the Year for 2017.… Read more »


  Posted on December 12, 2017 in FEATURED, UPTOWN SAINT JOHN by Tracy Hanson Just in time for Christmas – get your uptown ‘swag’ for that special someone!  Available now from our Uptown Saint John office at 17 Canterbury Street.  Cash and Credit Card accepted TEMS AVAILABLE (taxes included) Charcoal Fleece Hoodie Sweatshirt   $50 Black Long Sleeve T -Shirt  $30 Charcoal… Read more »


    Posted on November 29, 2017 in FEATURED, UPTOWN SAINT JOHN by Tracy Hanson “City sidewalks, busy sidewalks Dressed in holiday style In the air there’s a feeling of Christmas” Add to your holiday experience by a shopping day in our quaint and charming city centre.  There is nothing quite like the seasonal trimmings uptown – the lights, the shop… Read more »

Poley Mountain Opens For The Season

  Get ready to strap on your skis.   The season got underway today at Poley Mountain. Winter sport enthusiasts are rejoicing and they are ready to hit the slopes. Poley Mountain in Sussex officially opened today. General Manager Bill Anderson says the snow earlier this week, got everyone in the mood for skiing, and the… Read more »

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