Category Archives: Health & Lifestyle

Province to host national summit for LGBTQ youth

Province to host national summit for LGBTQ youth

New Brunswick has been selected to host OUTShine, Canada’s LGBTQ youth summit. The bi-annual summit is presented by Egale Canada Human Rights Trust, which made the announcement at this year’s summit in Windsor, Ontario. “We are pleased to have been chosen to host this important event that celebrates our LGBTQ youth,” said Education and Early… Read more »

Release of New Brunswick Family Plan report on supporting those with addictions and mental health challenges

Release of New Brunswick Family Plan report on supporting those with addictions and mental health challenges

The provincial government has released a report on supporting those with addictions and mental health challenges. The report stems from the stakeholder engagement process to develop the New Brunswick Family Plan. “Good mental health is fundamental to the resilience of individuals, families and communities,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “Improving mental health will also increase productivity… Read more »

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Premier Brian Gallant, who is also minister responsible for Women’s Equality, is encouraging New Brunswickers to seek opportunities for awareness and education during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. “Every community in New Brunswick has the power to create a supportive and responsive environment for victims of sexual violence,” said Gallant. “We are working with partners to… Read more »

Launch of new seniors’ guide

Launch of new seniors’ guide

The latest New Brunswick Seniors’ Guide to Services and Programs was released recently. “Fostering healthy aging and support for seniors is one of the seven pillars of the New Brunswick Family Plan framework,” said Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris. “Your government is listening to you and getting things done. This guide is just… Read more »

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. “Bladder cancer is the fifth most common cancer in Canada,” said Health Minister Victor Boudreau. “This month, I encourage New Brunswickers to learn more about the disease and to focus on living a healthy lifestyle to reduce their chance of being diagnosed with any cancer.” Bladder Cancer Canada is… Read more »

Sobeys Nutrition Events May 2017

Sobeys Nutrition Events May 2017

Ready for new meal ideas? Check out what our Sobeys Dietitians are up to this month, May 2017, at Sobeys Extra East Point, Rothesay, and Saint John West! Taste & Learn Classes (FREE) Learn how to use different foods. Recipes and samples provided! Smoothies: Monday, May 8th, 1:00-2:00 pm, Rothesay Avocado: Thursday, May 18th, 11 am-… Read more »

Book the Green Machine Today for Your Neighbourhood Clean-Up

Book the Green Machine Today for Your Neighbourhood Clean-Up

Designed and packed to help citizens keep our community clean, the 14′ trailer provides groups with a free mobile toolkit that has all the equipment needed to support clean-up initiatives in our parks and public spaces. To book the Green Machine for your neighbourhood clean-up, call 658-2908 or email parks@saintjohn.ca For more information on the… Read more »

April 2017 Happenings with Sobeys Dietitians in Saint John

April 2017 Happenings with Sobeys Dietitians in Saint John

Ready for new meal ideas? Check out what your Sobeys Dietitians are up to this April! Sobeys Extra East Point Taste & Learn Classes (FREE) Learn how to use different foods. Recipes and samples provided! Cauliflower: Tuesday, April 4th , 12:00-1:00 pm, East Point Healthy Cooking Class with Chef and Dietitian ($15) Learn how to… 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 »

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