All posts in Economy

June 5, 2017, by David Palmer

The news that small independent sawmills across the Maritimes are being hit with a 19.88 percent tariff on lumber exports to the U.S., while J.D. Irving, Ltd., will get off […]


Pay Equity Coalition “frustrated and discouraged” with budget announcement

February 12, 2017, by Asaf Rashid

The New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity is feeling “frustration and discouragement,” in response to New Brunswick’s 2017-2018 budget, acc ...

Delivering community power: Postal workers pitching solutions to climate change

August 2, 2016, by Tracy Glynn

The NB Media Co-op interviewed Kristin MacEachern with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers Atlantic office about the union’s proposal, “D ...

Critics welcome N.B. payday loan regulations, but want more consumer protection

July 5, 2016, by Bruce Wark

The New Brunswick government has surprised payday loan critics and the industry itself by proposing to limit the total cost of such loans to $15 for e ...

  • $15/hour minimum wage campaign launches in NB [updated]
    March 24, 2016, by Tracy Glynn

    The NB Common Front for Social Justice, backed by over 35 community and labour organizations, is calling on the New Brunswick government to implement a $15/hour minimum wage. New Brunswick’s […]