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  • Participants at Inclusive Language Panel speak out
    April 23, 2015, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Held at Fredericton High School’s Theatre on April 22nd, the Inclusive Language Panel brought together 50 people to learn about and discuss the issue. FHS student Megan Hill organized this […]

  • Abortion access in New Brunswick: one year later
    April 19, 2015, by Sorcha Beirne

    The Morgentaler Clinic was the only abortion clinic in the Maritimes. It performed 60% of the abortions in the province of New Brunswick. It was one of the only abortion […]

  • Clinical abortion services return to Fredericton [Updated]
    January 16, 2015, by Tracy Glynn

    Fredericton – Clinical abortion services are returning to Fredericton. Clinic 554 announced its opening today, Jan. 16, 2015, as a family practice providing integrated abortion care services as well as […]

  • Abortion services in New Brunswick
    July 29, 2014, by Reproductive Justice NB

    The Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton is closed but arrangements have been made by Reproductive Justice NB to ensure that people are able to get reliable information about accessing abortion services in […]

  • #SavetheClinic [Video]
    July 17, 2014, by Emily St. Pierre

    The Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton, the only free-standing clinic in the Maritimes, has operated for 20 years and performs more than half the approximately 1,000 abortions done in New Brunswick […]

  • Cuts to refugee health care endanger lives
    July 8, 2014, by John Bonnar for Rabble

    Toronto – Across the street from the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada’s offices in downtown Toronto, Meb Rashid stood before a crowd of almost 400 health care professionals and […]

  • New Brunswick invites the return of unsafe abortions
    June 15, 2014, by Joyce Arthur

    The government of New Brunswick has embarked upon a perilous political path in recent weeks. It has decided to directly endanger the health and lives of New Brunswick women on […]

  • Reproductive rights group forms in New Brunswick
    May 14, 2014, by Reproductive Justice NB

    A new reproductive rights group demanding improved abortion access in New Brunswick announced its formation today, in front of the provincial legislature. Reproductive Justice NB is a collective of women […]

  • We need a new Health Accord
    March 31, 2014, by Nancy Arseneau

    The Health Accord of 2004 is an agreement between the provinces, territories and federal government. The Accord is very important as it provides the provinces with stable funding and sets […]

  • Hundreds rally against health care cuts in NB
    June 5, 2013, by NB Media Co-op

    Hundreds rallied against health care cuts over the noon hour at the NB Legislature in Fredericton on June 5th. CUPE, New Brunswick’s public sector union that has many workers organized […]

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    New Brunswick rural communities targeted by health care cuts
    October 20, 2011, by Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

    The union representing hospital workers, New Brunswick Council of Hospital Unions – CUPE Local 1252, is appalled by the announcement on October 19th that another 14 positions held by its […]

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    Bathurst mother blasts Dream Street Pictures, NB Government
    July 28, 2011, by Van Angels

    Hains said it is ironic that Dream Street’s announcement comes days before Transport Canada releases the preliminary results of a long-awaited 15-passenger van safety review. The review came out of […]

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    Midwifery access lags in New Brunswick
    July 8, 2011, by Tracy Glynn

    Fredericton — Joanna Killen is expecting her first child in October. She wants a midwife to deliver her baby in Saint John, but there are no midwives in the province’s […]

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    Cuts to sexual health clinics protested
    June 30, 2011, by Tracy Glynn

    Health professionals, community organizers and political party representatives gathered at the New Brunswick Legislature early on the morning of June 29th in opposition to the Alward government’s cuts to sexual […]

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    Radioactivity from Japanese reactors detected in New Brunswick
    April 11, 2011, by Willi Nolan

    Councillor Dick Killam of Kings County, Nova Scotia, suggested that New Brunswick “mothball this white elephant” and expressed grave concerns that contamination from an accident at Lepreau would “be devastating […]

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    Nova Scotia teen bullycide should be eye opener
    April 4, 2011, by BullyingCanada

    A New Brunswick based anti-bullying advocate is calling upon federal and provincial leaders to step up to the plate and take suicides related to bullying also known as “Bullycides” more […]

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    Connecting the dots for youth with complex needs
    January 21, 2011, by Najat Abdou-McFarland

    Over 1,000 people wearing white t-shirts with a black dot on the front of them gathered at Wilmot Park in Fredericton on a nippy and crisp day in early December […]

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    Connecting the dots
    December 14, 2010, by Tracy Glynn

    Over 1,000 supporters gathered in Fredericton on Wednesday, Dec. 8th to connect the dots for better mental health services for New Brunswick’s youth. Supporters donned black dots and formed a […]

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    Right to food highlighted on Human Rights Day in Moncton
    December 12, 2010, by Tracy Glynn

    On December 10th, International Human Rights Day, members of the Common Front for Social Justice offered free fricot (chicken stew) to anyone hungry. The group highlighted the fact that the […]

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    Save our prison farms: unions
    July 14, 2010, by Tracy Glynn

    Members of the Union of Solicitor General Employees and the Public Service Alliance of Canada mobilized early on the morning of June 17th in an attempt to prevent Correctional Services […]

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    AIDS NB opens new location in Bathurst
    April 10, 2010, by AIDS NB

    AIDS NB has opened at a new location in Bathurst at 270 Douglas Avenue, Suite 101 of the Keystone Building. Through the financial support of the Public Health Canada’s AIDS […]

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    New Brunswick mother encourages bone marrow donations
    March 30, 2010, by Tracy Glynn

    Sarah Robichaud, 28 years old, was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia on November 18, 2009. Sarah, a resident of Saint John, immediately began chemotherapy for this aggressive type of cancer. […]