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July 17, 2019, by Kim Reeder

NB Power announced at the end of June that it would close its Milltown generating station and remove the dam. As a long term resident of the area, and in […]

Action on the climate crisis: interview with NB MLA Megan Mitton

July 15, 2019, by Susan O'Donnell

The NB Media Co-op has covered political action and inaction on the climate crisis since the September 2018 provincial election. That election brought ...

What is the link between Irving Oil, Saudi arms and the war in Yemen?

July 3, 2019, by Abram Lutes

“We have a sort of arms for oil arrangement,” says Anthony Fenton, PhD candidate at York University. “Buying oil from Saudi gives leverage in ac ...

Rural assemblies – A letter from New Brunswick’s future #4

June 28, 2019, by Abram Lutes

June 28, 2040 (Campbellton, NB) Dear New Brunswickers, The year is 2040, the province is New Brunswick, and the place is Campbellton. Farmers and work ...

  • Youth speakers increasing at Fredericton climate strike
    May 11, 2019, by Corey Robichaud, Norm Knight and Susan O'Donnell

    Outside the New Brunswick Legislature in Fredericton on May 10, more than 250 people, mostly youth, gathered to urge the elected representatives inside to take urgent action on the climate […]

  • 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 port city last week. The […]

  • May Day celebration in Saint John targets Irving
    May 3, 2019, by Gregory M. Cook

    Irving Town, better known as Port City Saint John, was host to more than 100 people on the first day of May 2019 for a traditional celebration of spring’s natural […]

  • Gathering to galvanize Atlantic activism
    April 4, 2019, by Shannon Neufeldt

    Kenn Stright can pinpoint the day he became an activist. He was a young Presbyterian minister from Nova Scotia at Waywayseecappo First Nation in Southwestern Manitoba. A few years into […]

  • Anti-69: Is Canada really a “Just Society”?
    March 29, 2019, by Susan O'Donnell

    1969. Those who were there remember an exciting time. Pierre Elliot Trudeau (PET) had become leader of his party two years earlier. His leadership acceptance speech echoed his campaign theme: […]

  • Daniel Dale on journalistic truth in the Trump era
    March 24, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    According to a seasoned journalist, reporters need to be interrupting the transmission of false claims and lies to peel people away from propaganda. The Dalton Camp Lecture in Journalism on […]

  • Let’s dance together into a green economy across New Brunswick
    January 21, 2019, by Brian Beaton

    Celebrating New Brunswick’s innovative spirit is one purpose of a new cellphone music video competition seeking creative music, lyrics and video material from local musicians, songwriters and video producers. Everyone […]

  • 2021 Francophonie Games: On the importance of diplomacy
    January 16, 2019, by Robert Melanson

    Since the news broke last December of the skyrocketing costs of the 2021 Francophonie Games, many articles and thought-provoking musings on the feasibility of the Games have been published in […]

  • Mt. A student Tina Oh on her climate activism [video]
    January 3, 2019, by Brower Youth Awards

    Tina is a 21 year old from rural New Brunswick, Canada who is a divestment organizer in a nationally-recognized, student-led fossil fuel divestment campaign at Mount Allison University. She is […]

  • “We never surrendered:” Wolastoq Grand Council Chief
    October 22, 2018, by Tracy Glynn

    Indigenous peoples across Canada are decrying the Supreme Court of Canada ruling on Oct. 11, 2018 that the federal government is not obligated to consult with Indigenous peoples before a […]

  • Tertulias: Fredericton’s new philosophy cafe
    October 15, 2018, by Tracy Glynn

    What is a tertulia? A tertulia, of the Latin American and Iberian tradition, can be described as a literary and artistic social gathering or a philosophy cafe where people get […]

  • Green Party seeks cooperation, not coalition
    October 5, 2018, by Gerry McAlister

    At his first meeting with constituents after his re-election, Green Party of New Brunswick leader and Fredericton South MLA David Coon described the difference between a coalition government and a […]

  • Provincial legislature in “uncharted territory”
    September 26, 2018, by NB Media Co-op Editorial Board

    A historic provincial election in New Brunswick has brought four political parties to the legislature, with the Green Party and the People’s Alliance Party each winning three seats in addition to […]

  • NB Media Co-op’s 9th Annual General Meeting with Masuma Khan
    August 27, 2018, by NB Media Co-op

    Masuma Khan, a student leader at Dalhousie University, will speak about building solidarity and resilience while being surrounded by fragility as part of the NB Media Co-op’s 9th Annual General Meeting […]

  • 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 […]

  • Former child in care segregated while facing deportation
    January 8, 2018, by Benjamin Perryman, Barrister & Solicitor

    [St-Hilaire, NB, January 8, 2018] –  Abdoulkader Abdi, a former child refugee and a long-term permanent resident of Canada, has lost his detention review hearing before the Immigration Division. As […]