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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 […]

“I should be defined by who I am, not where I’m from”: International Women’s Day panel

March 31, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

Fifty people all backgrounds came together to learn about and discuss experiences of women of colour in Canada. The New Brunswick Immigrant Women’s ...

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 acc ...

NB Common Front for Social Justice mourns the loss of Linda Mccaustlin

March 5, 2019, by NB Common Front for Social Justice

Linda Mccaustlin, an anti-poverty activist in New Brunswick, died on March 3, 2019. She was elected co-chair of the New Brunswick Common Front for the ...

  • Women’s March participants take NB’s streets
    January 20, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Hundreds of women and allies heeded to the call of the Women’s March on January 19, 2019 in Fredericton and Saint John to call for their rights despite the frigid […]

  • 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 […]

  • UNB professor reveals the hidden curriculum
    January 16, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Education was “a tool for social transformation and community survival” for many women educators of colour. An enthusiastic group of one hundred people attended a lecture by Dr. Funké Aladejebi […]

  • Montreal Massacre more relevant than ever
    December 7, 2018, by Maggie Forsythe

    Editor’s Note: A version of this text was originally given as a keynote speech by Maggie Forsythe during the UNB Day of Remembrance Ceremony hosted by the UNB Diversity in Engineering […]

  • #metoo at Silver Wave Film Festival
    November 17, 2018, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    New Brunswick has an average of 523 reported sexual assaults per year (2013-2017). In the wake of the National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and the #metoo movement, […]

  • Big pay equity win for rural postal workers
    September 24, 2018, by Susan O'Donnell

    More than 350 rural postal workers in New Brunswick are celebrating a legal decision in September that will give them a big pay raise and better benefits. The arbitration ruling […]

  • Women’s March Fredericton planning for diverse future
    January 28, 2018, by Women’s March Fredericton Organizing Committee

    More than 300 women and allies demonstrated their strength and solidarity at the second Women’s March Canada event in Fredericton. Imelda Perley, Elder-in-Residence at the University of New Brunswick opened […]

  • UNB professor explores white feminism [audio]
    January 24, 2018, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    The Feminist Lunch Series organized by the UNB Gender and Women Studies Program and the UNB/STU University Women’s Centre started on Jan. 22, 2018 with a talk by Dr. Erin […]

  • Panel tackles sexual harassment and toxic masculinity
    November 30, 2017, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    White Ribbon Fredericton put on its annual panel about sexual harassment on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at the University of New Brunswick (UNB). “It’s Everywhere: Sexual Harassment, Toxic Masculinity, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • The sexual assault climate at UNB [audio]
    February 13, 2017, by From the Margins

    This episode features conversations centered around the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) Sexual Assault Climate Survey, the general social conditions in which sexual assaults take place, and sexual assault law. […]

  • Hundreds gather for Fredericton women’s march
    January 24, 2017, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    The Fredericton March of Women garnered a turnout of hundreds despite last-minute organization. Close to 500 people gathered in front of City Hall in Fredericton on Saturday, Jan. 21st, 2017, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • Take Back the Night marks 30 years in Fredericton
    September 30, 2015, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    A crowd of 400 very enthusiastic people gathered at Fredericton City Hall, summoned by the Fredericton Sexual Assault Crisis Centre (FSACC) to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the city’s Take […]

  • Participants at Inclusive Language Panel speak out
    April 23, 2015, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Held at Fredericton High School’s Theatre on April 22nd, the Inclusive Language Panel brought together 50 people to learn about and discuss the issue. FHS student Megan Hill organized this […]

  • 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 […]

  • #ShutDownCanada in Fredericton
    February 14, 2015, by NB Media Co-op

    Over a dozen people in Fredericton participated in the #ShutDownCanada event on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. The group met at 5:00pm at King’s Place and marched down to the N.B. […]

  • 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 […]