Category Archives: Politics

Stitches In Time: A Quilt Show

Stitches In Time: A Quilt Show

Stitches in Time, a fall quilt show by the Elm City Quilters’ Guild, is at Gibson Memorial Church, 183 Gibson Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick. The show is taking place Friday, October 19 from 10 am – 8 pm and Saturday, October 20 from 10 am – 4 pm. Projects on display include quilts, bags, wall hangings, small pieces of furniture with quilted tops, ironing board covers, etc. There will be a well-stocked tea room. Admission is $5, payable at the door. Parking is at the rear of the building. Read more »

Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

Nominations are being sought for the 30th annual New Brunswick Human Rights Award. The deadline is August 1st. The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission established the award to recognize outstanding effort, achievement or leadership on a volunteer basis by individuals or organizations in the promotion of equality and human rights in the province. The award… Read more »

Investment in mental health support in schools

Investment in mental health support in schools

The Integrated Service Delivery model for providing mental health, addiction, intervention and social services to children and youth will expand to another 112 schools this fall, from Saint John to Sussex and in the Miramichi and Chaleur-Restigouche regions. “To ensure our children are getting the education they need and deserve, we must offer them more… Read more »

NBCC Saint John Campus receives infrastructure funding

NBCC Saint John Campus receives infrastructure funding

The provincial and federal governments are investing a total of $15.89 million at NBCC Saint John campus for a new trade education facility. The funding is being provided though the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund. “By working with the Trudeau government, we are getting things done to advance New Brunswickers priorities of economic growth, education… Read more »

International Youth Day

International Youth Day

The following statement was issued today by Nathalie Chiasson, chairperson of the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission, on the occasion of International Youth Day, August 12th: In December 1999, the United Nations approved a resolution decreeing that August 12 would become International Youth Day with the theme Youth is the future of mankind, to promote… Read more »

Saint John region receives $1.4 million in infrastructure investments

Saint John region receives $1.4 million in infrastructure investments

Road upgrades will soon begin in Grand Bay-Westfield, Rothesay and Saint John. The investments are being made under the Municipal Designated Highway Program. “Investing in our transportation network is a priority of our government,” said Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser. “Our government is pleased to partner with the three municipalities to improve infrastructure for… Read more »

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