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June 1, 2019, by Susan O'Donnell

We are currently witnessing a wave of attacks on reproductive rights on many fronts. In the US, 25 white men in Alabama, all members of the Republican party, recently passed […]

Challenging NB Power’s use of “blood coal” from Colombia

May 26, 2019, by Abram Lutes

New Brunswick’s economy has long centered on resource extraction. Timber, mining, and oil and gas, significant contributors to the province’s GDP ...

Doctor: Support removal of remaining restrictions on abortion access in New Brunswick

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Hi everyone,  We’ve been battling to get restrictions on abortion access in New Brunswick repealed for the last five years.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 l ...

The People vs the Irving Dynasty [video]

May 8, 2019, by NB Media Co-op

The People’s Mayday rally in Saint John sparked the creation of a 5-minute video, The People vs the Irving Dynasty, about their action in the po ...

  • Nursing home workers rally for fair wages on budget day
    March 20, 2019, by Norm Knight

    Several hundred members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) held a “Rally for Fair Wages” in front of the provincial Legislature on March 19. The rally, also attended […]

  • Charles Thériault on mobilizing against spraying the forest [Video]
    November 14, 2018, by Shanthi Bell

    Listen to Charles Thériault, the Kedgwick-based filmmaker behind the web-series “Is Our Forest Really Ours,” talk about why he opposes spraying the forest with glyphosate-based herbicides. For more information about Thériaul ...

  • CUPE reacts to WorkSafeNB taskforce recommendations
    October 15, 2018, by Simon Ouellette for CUPE NB

    Fredericton – CUPE New Brunswick held a press conference on Oct. 15 to challenge the recommendations made by the Taskforce responsible for evaluating WorkSafeNB. “Like the NB Ombudsperson has said, the […]

  • Study reveals Monsanto manipulated glyphosate approval process
    August 13, 2018, by Dallas McQuarrie

    A new study details how Monsanto, a company that manufactures glyphosate-based products, used deceit and manipulation to have the chemical herbicide declared safe. The scientific article, published in the August 2018 […]

  • Are Fredericton taxpayers subsidizing a “fake clinic”?
    April 13, 2017, by Susan O'Donnell

    The Government of New Brunswick has granted a property tax exemption to a company and property owned by Fredericton anti-choice and anti-abortion campaigners. The tax exemption is a subsidy that […]

  • Pull in the reins on health care
    March 4, 2017, by Daniel Légère

    With the release of the latest budget, it is now clear to all that Brian Gallant’s government is entering into election mode. However, our Premier is clumsily undermining his own […]

  • Sexuality services changing at UNB
    May 11, 2016, by Tracy Glynn

    Fredericton – The sudden disappearance of spaces that offered services on fostering healthy sexuality and stopping gender-based violence at the University of New Brunswick has students and professors questioning what […]

  • NB abortion activists want coverage for clinical services
    April 3, 2016, by Tracy Glynn

    Following Prince Edward Island’s announcement that abortion services will be returning to the province on March 30, New Brunswick’s Green Party Leader and Fredericton South MLA, David Coon, presented Reproductive […]

  • NB’s anti-glyphosate movement grows by thousands [audio]
    January 12, 2016, by Miles Howe for the Halifax Media Co-op

    Kent County – Thousands of New Brunswickers are joining the call to outlaw glyphosate applications in their province. Glyphosate, recently determined to be a probable human carcinogen by the International […]

  • NB asked to fund clinical abortion services
    December 3, 2015, by Tracy Glynn

    Fredericton – Members of Reproductive Justice NB and the Fredericton Youth Feminists came to the return of the sitting of the NB Legislature on Dec. 1st hoping to give MLAs […]

  • Reproductive Justice NB marks one year of political inertia
    November 26, 2015, by Reproductive Justice NB

    Fredericton – Reproductive Justice NB (RJNB) will be holding a “Naught-Aversary” on Nov. 26 to mark one year of community action and political inertia. All supporters are welcome to attend […]

  • 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 […]

  • #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 […]

  • 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 […]