All posts in New Brunswick

  • UNB hiring a Piluwitahasuwin
    August 26, 2018, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is hiring a Piluwitahasuwin, an Assistant Vice-President for Indigenous Engagement. Imelda Perley, UNB’ Elder in Residence, helped the administration come up with the name Piluwitahasuwin, [&hell ...

  • 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 […]

  • Fredericton rallies for elm trees at Officer’s Square
    May 29, 2018, by Tracy Glynn

    Fredericton residents are voicing their opposition to imminent plans to cut down 19 elm and maple trees at Officer’s Square in the city’s downtown. More than 100 people gathered at […]

  • Busted: pesticide use a major problem in open-pen aquaculture
    May 14, 2018, by Tom Cheney with photographs by Nick Hawkins

    This month, a New Brunswick salmon aquaculture company, Northern Harvest Sea Farms, was charged with a violation of the province’s Pesticides Control Act. That quite likely means the company illegally […]

  • Conference celebrates Brian Carty’s life and work
    May 11, 2018, by Bill Cook

    Brian Carty was a much respected and admired social work professor who died tragically after a motor vehicle collision with a moose on the TransCanada Highway just before he was […]