Category Archives: Culture & Community

Saint John Lancaster Business Association Takes Over Uptown Santa Claus Parade

Saint John Lancaster Business Association Takes Over Uptown Santa Claus Parade

Posted on Monday, March 5, 2018 country94.ca/news The association representing west Saint John businesses has stepped in to save the uptown Santa Claus parade. Its future was in jeopardy after long-time organizer, Uptown Saint John, stepped aside in January, saying the parade does not align with its objectives. But the Saint John Lancaster Business Association, which… Read more »

News Saint John’s Community Data Project Highlighted at Toronto Conference

News Saint John’s Community Data Project Highlighted at Toronto Conference

Feb 7, 2018 by Cherise Letson                   Saint John is the largest city in the province of New Brunswick, and the oldest incorporated city in Canada SAINT JOHN – The Port City will be spotlighted this week at The Big Data & Analytics Summit in Toronto for its first-of-its-kind community data project. Representatives from Enterprise Saint John and T4G will present… Read more »

Groundhog Day Predictions For 2018

Groundhog Day Predictions For 2018

Posted on Friday, February 2, 2018 .country94.ca/news The three main meteorological Marmots have spoken. Shubenacadie Sam did not see his shadow today in Nova Scotia, meaning an early spring for our region. Punxatawney Phil did see his shadow so he says six more weeks of winter for the US Wiarton Willie in Ontario also saw his… Read more »

New ESJ Board Chair Andrew Oland ‘Excited About the Future of Saint John’

New ESJ Board Chair Andrew Oland ‘Excited About the Future of Saint John’

Jan 18, 2018 by  Cherise Letson        Andrew Oland Image: Cherise Letson/Huddle SAINT JOHN – Moosehead Breweries president Andrew Oland is the new board chair of Enterprise Saint John (ESJ), the region’s economic development agency announced Thursday. Oland takes over the position as board chair effective immediately. The move comes at the time of other… Read more »

Situation ‘Pretty Much Stable’ After Latest Storm, EMO Says

Situation ‘Pretty Much Stable’ After Latest Storm, EMO Says

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018 The latest storm to hammer our region brought evacuations, road washouts, power outages and more but the current situation is described as pretty much stable. That’s according to Robert Duguay of the New Brunswick Emergency Measure Organization who says that they are still watching a few isolated cases in… Read more »

Saint John Hosting 2019 National Skating Championships

Saint John Hosting 2019 National Skating Championships

Saint John has been named the host of a national skating competition that will see the best of the best in Canada hit the ice at Harbour Station. The 2019 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships will be held in the city from January 13th to the 20th and is expected to bring about $2.5-million in economic… Read more »

More Blood Donors Needed After Recent Bad Weather

More Blood Donors Needed After Recent Bad Weather

Canadian Blood Services estimates it lost about 400 blood donations in the region last week due to the so-called “weather bomb”. Numerous blood collection clinics had to be cancelled and the agency has issued a plea for more donors to help replenish supplies. CBS says it’s important to build up inventory during the winter to… Read more »

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