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August 29, 2019, by June Chua

“We did it for publicity.” “We destroyed tourism.” “We caused the problem.” Philippa Kempson keeps hearing these derisive comments. She lives with her family on the Greek island of Lesvos, […]

“Clinic 554 is an ode to all of us rebels”: Fredericton Pride Grand Marshal

August 22, 2019, by Adrian Edgar

Happy Pride! Thank you to the generous Wəlastəkewiyik, Mi’kmaw and Passamaquoddy peoples for sharing their home and native land with all of us bea ...

Challenging Mount Allison University’s complicity with the fossil fuel industry: Tina Oh

August 19, 2019, by Abram Lutes

With increasing evidence of the impending climate crisis, there is a growing need in Canada to extricate from the fossil fuel industry. No one knows t ...

Wolastoq Grand Council takes province to court to protect Mount Carleton

August 19, 2019, by Katalin Koller

Starting today, August 19, the assertion of Wolastoqey Indigenous rights for protection of sacred, ecologically sensitive landscapes will be tested th ...

  • Clarion call: Language, the climate crisis, and the Green New Deal
    July 31, 2019, by Lauren R. Korn

    When it comes to the world’s changing climate, we are inundated with buzz words. Climate change. Climate crisis. Climate emergency. Climate catastrophe. Global heating. Global warming. Rising temperatures. The greenhouse […]

  • 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 […]