All posts in Fredericton

May 22, 2019, by Dr. Adrian Edgar

Hi everyone,  We’ve been battling to get restrictions on abortion access in New Brunswick repealed for the last five years. After a whole lot of trying to meet with politicians […]

A message from the future (A letter from New Brunswick’s future #1)

May 17, 2019, by Daniel Tubb

In the optimistic spirit of the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Message from the Future, this is a speculative look back from 2030, which imagines C ...

“Fighting for a future”: Fredericton youth rally for the climate

May 4, 2019, by Abram Lutes

Youth and students from many schools in the Fredericton area and other members of the public gathered outside the New Brunswick Legislature on Friday, ...

“It is New Brunswick that enriches the Irvings, not the Irvings that enrich New Brunswick:” An interview with Alain Deneault

April 15, 2019, by NB Media Co-op

According to its website, the renowned French journal, Le Monde diplomatique (LMD), is “a truly international newspaper linking people who take a se ...

  • Maritimes slaves’ lives matter(ed)
    March 25, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    A Vermont-based researcher recreates Maritimes slaves’ lives from archival materials he uncovers. Harvey Amani Whitfield gave the lecture “Slave Lives Matter: Putting Biography at the Centre of Atlantic Canadian Slavery […]

  • Fredericton youth rally for climate action
    March 16, 2019, by Gerry McAlister

    An enthusiastic and colorful crowd of several hundred gathered outside the provincial legislature in Fredericton on March 15 to protest against the government’s inaction on climate change. Despite the pouring […]

  • STU’s history of “Indigenization”
    January 28, 2019, by Naomi Gullison

    Despite the Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqey flags flying at the foot of the campus, St. Thomas University (STU) has a decade-long track record of keeping its Native Studies Department underfunded and […]

  • Women’s March Fredericton takes a stand for equality
    January 20, 2019, by NB Coalition for Pay Equity

    More than 100 participants took to the streets for the 3rd Annual Women’s March in downtown Fredericton on Saturday to raise their voices in support of gender equality in New […]

  • Postal workers confront Fredericton MP Matt DeCourcey
    December 19, 2018, by Norm Knight

    On Monday, December 17, a group of postal workers and community allies confronted federal Member of Parliament for Fredericton, Matt DeCourcey, with questions about legislation which has taken away their […]

  • UNB hiring a Piluwitahasuwin
    August 26, 2018, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is hiring a Piluwitahasuwin, an Assistant Vice-President for Indigenous Engagement. Imelda Perley, UNB’ Elder in Residence, helped the administration come up with the name Piluwitahasuwin, [&hell ...

  • Conference celebrates Brian Carty’s life and work
    May 11, 2018, by Bill Cook

    Brian Carty was a much respected and admired social work professor who died tragically after a motor vehicle collision with a moose on the TransCanada Highway just before he was […]

  • Mayworks Fredericton 2018
    April 30, 2018, by Mayworks Fredericton 2018 Organizing Committee

    Artists and workers invite all to celebrate the fourth annual Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts in Fredericton on traditional Wolastoq territory. This year’s festival, that runs from […]

  • Fredericton takes back the night
    September 28, 2016, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Over 300 people gathered at City Hall for Fredericton’s annual Take Back the Night March on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. Women, children and gender-fluid folks were invited to march to […]

  • Feminist folk singer ends tour in Fredericton
    September 9, 2016, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    The Fredericton Youth Feminists hosted feminist folk singer Janice Jo Lee on the last stop of her tour on Saturday, August 20th at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre Auditorium in […]

  • Refugees Welcome Fredericton Rally
    December 2, 2015, by Refugees Welcome Fredericton

    Join the Refugees Welcome Fredericton Rally on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 1:00pm at Fredericton City Hall (corner of Queen and York). The rally is part of actions happening across the […]

  • Refugees Welcome! Rally on Fredericton on Saturday
    September 2, 2015, by NB Media Co-op

    Fredericton – On Saturday, Sept. 12 at 2pm, a “Refugees Welcome!” Rally will be held at Fredericton City Hall.Refugee and migrant rights groups across Canada are demanding that Minister Alexander […]

  • Fredericton joins calls to maintain mail delivery
    March 26, 2014, by Ruth Breen

    The city of Fredericton is calling on the Canadian government to direct Canada Post to maintain door-to-door delivery.  From Victoria, BC to Saint John’s, NL, cities and towns across Canada […]

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    Fredericton’s Great Gathering spurs social innovation
    December 1, 2012, by Matthew Hayes

    Fredericton – Municipal issues featured prominently at last month’s Great Gathering, a community-led open space forum about issues that participants deemed important. The meeting, which did not have an agenda […]