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Red Cross Disaster Management Teams Seeking Volunteers

Red Cross Disaster Management Teams Seeking Volunteers

Posted on Friday, January 5, 2018 The Canadian Red Cross is looking for new volunteers to join its various disaster Saint John Team Leader Christy Jacquard says there is certain criteria you must meet. These include be at least 19 years old, have a valid driver’s licence, and a clear criminal reference check. You must… Read more »

T4G Considers Itself a ‘Force for Good’ as a Business, But Now It’s Official

T4G Considers Itself a ‘Force for Good’ as a Business, But Now It’s Official

Jan 5, 2018 by Huddle Staff SAINT JOHN– T4G, a data-based technology solutions company with offices in Saint John, Moncton, Toronto, Halifax and Vancouver, has officially become a certified B Corporation. B Corporations are for-profit entities that believe in using business as a force for good. B Corp is a worldwide certification created by nonprofit organization B Lab. The certification… Read more »

The Port’s West Side Upgrade Ramps Up This Year

The Port’s West Side Upgrade Ramps Up This Year

2018 is key in Port Saint John’s west side modernization project. President and CEO Jim Quinn tells us that last year was focused on the design phase. Hatch/Dillon was awarded a $205 million dollar contract for the project. Quinn tells us the work ramps up this summer with significant contracts being awarded and a changing… Read more »

Six New Brunswick Organizations Make List of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers

Six New Brunswick Organizations Make List of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers

Jan 3, 2018 by Huddle staff SAINT JOHN – Six New Brunswick Organizations have been named to the list of Atlantic Canada’s top employers for 2018. CAA Atlantic Ltd. (Saint John), Irving Oil (Saint John), Medavie Blue Cross (Moncton), NBCC (Fredericton), University of New Brunswick (Fredericton) and Opportunities New Brunswick made the list this year. The list… Read more »

New Business Wants to Help Seniors Age in Place

New Business Wants to Help Seniors Age in Place

  Posted on January 2, 2018 by Eleanor MacLean For years, Judy Lane heard stories from families struggling to find the right services to meet the needs of their aging parents. While many ended up in special care or nursing homes, it wasn’t always what they wanted. “Many seniors struggle to find and coordinate various service providers to… Read more »

2017 Was Busy Year For Development In Rothesay, Mayor Says

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

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

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 »

News Developer Renovating 150-Year-Old Building on Charlotte Street in Uptown Saint John

News Developer Renovating 150-Year-Old Building on Charlotte Street in Uptown Saint John

Dec 27, 2017 by  Mark Leger SAINT JOHN – Developer Percy Wilbur has purchased a historic uptown property at the corner of Union Street and Charlotte Street and has begun renovations for a commercial and residential complex that will include a new building on the neighbouring vacant lot. Wilbur first took an interest in the three-storey building… Read more »

NORAD Helps Kids To Track Santa Claus

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 »

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