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Uptown Burger Week  April 29 – May 05

Uptown Burger Week April 29 – May 05

Everyone loves a good burger, and with spring in the air and bbq scents throughout the city, the hunger for burgers is even more intense. This week, participating uptown restaurants will be offering special, unique, juicy and succulent burgers.  There is no set price, just simply really good burgers all week long! WEB www.uptownsj.com PHONE… Read more »

THE MORE AFFORDABLE COAST IS CALLING VANCOUVERITES

THE MORE AFFORDABLE COAST IS CALLING VANCOUVERITES

ByEleanor MacLean FEBRUARY 26, 2019 Economic Development Greater Saint John (EDGSJ) and its partners will be heading west this weekend to showcase Greater Saint John and New Brunswick as the affordable East Coast alternative. “We know we have jobs here in Greater Saint John, and the IT sector is one of those industries looking to… Read more »

Raising Chickens for Beginners

Raising Chickens for Beginners

When it comes to chickens there’s no in between – people are either really enthusiastic about chickens, or indifferent to them. If you’ve ever dreamed about having your own chickens and don’t know where to start, this article is for you! We talked to the folks at Miramichi Feeds and asked them some common questions about raising chickens. Read more »

AN ECOSYSTEM OF SUPPORT FOR ENTREPRENEURS

AN ECOSYSTEM OF SUPPORT FOR ENTREPRENEURS

ByEleanor MacLean FEBRUARY 11, 2019 Two entrepreneurs continue to build buzz around their product and service.  Both Christel Seeberger and Henry Yates went through Economic Development Greater Saint John’s Venture Validation Program (VVP). “The whole point of the VVP program is to help you validate your idea. We felt fairly confident that we were on… Read more »

Local Entrepreneur Eyes Expansion on Wedding Business

Local Entrepreneur Eyes Expansion on Wedding Business

  Posted on January 20, 2019 by Eleanor MacLean Last spring, Natasha and Paul Tobias-Cooper got the keys and green light from Saint John city hall to re-develop the old Cornerstone Church on Leinster Street. It meant taking their business to a whole new level. “I spent years handling as many as eight to 15 weddings a weekend.… Read more »

StartUp Sussex Region™ – Powered by StartUp Canada™ Drop In Hours

StartUp Sussex Region™ – Powered by StartUp Canada™ Drop In Hours

Do you have a new idea or are you starting a business and need some direction? Join your local Start Up Sussex™ business community and discover opportunities to help you grow your business or find the answers you need to get started. They meet every Thursday from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the Knocks Café, 14 Maple Avenue in Sussex, New Brunswick, for a drink and some social time, a chance to ask any questions you may have about Startup Sussex Region™ or have a chat about new ideas and all the exciting things happening in the region! Read more »

A Look Back and Forward to 2019

A Look Back and Forward to 2019

  Posted on December 31, 2018 by Eleanor MacLean For every municipal dollar ($700,000) Enterprise Saint John gets, the regional economic development agency leverages another $1.5 million dollars from federal, provincial and private sector partnerships. That’s another $3 dollars for every $1-dollar it receives. Here is how that money was used last year and a look ahead to the… Read more »

Grocery Store Tour with the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter and Sobeys

Grocery Store Tour with the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter and Sobeys

Together, The Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter and Sobeys will be providing a Grocery Store Tour at Sobeys Rothesay on Monday, January 14th, 2019 at 3:30 pm. and Sobeys East Point on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 3:30 pm. There will be dietitians on hand to help you navigate the grocery store. They will be there to help you learn about what to look for in different areas to make better choices. Pre-Registration is Required! Contact the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter by telephone at 1-506- 633-1705 or by email at: saintjohn@cmhnb.ca. Read more »

Kennebecasis Valley Blood Donation Event

Kennebecasis Valley Blood Donation Event

On New Year’s Eve, Monday, December 31st, 2018, come out to the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church, located at 31 Gondola Point Road, in Rothesay, New Brunswick, for the Kennebecasis Valley Blood Donation Event. This event will be taking place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. At this time, Walk-Ins and New Donors are greatly needed at this time. Visit http://www.blood.ca / https://myaccount.blood.ca/en/donate for more information and to book an appointment. Read more »

What’s Happening in Uptown Saint John – December 17th to December 23rd, 2018

What’s Happening in Uptown Saint John – December 17th to December 23rd, 2018

Below is the your weekly schedule for December 17th to December 23rd of What is Happening is Uptown Saint John, in the City of Saint John, Parish of Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada. There is something for everyone of all ages at various uptown businesses! So why not bring yourself, a friend or a family member out to one or many of these exciting events happening! Be sure to visit Uptown Saint John’s website at: https://uptownsj.com/ and Find them as well on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube! Read more »

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