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December 18, 2018, by

The Hayes Urban Teaching Farm is located within the City of Fredericton. Since the 1800s, five generations of the Hayes family worked this 550-acre farm in Devon, on the city’s […]

Opposition Day at the Legislature: Pay equity and fracking debated

December 17, 2018, by Susan O'Donnell

After the recent provincial election resulted in a historic four-party minority government, the NB Media Co-op stated it would write stories about dec ...

Mr. Higgs’ “Frack Earth Society”

December 2, 2018, by Lawrence Wuest

The “Flat Earth Society” was founded tongue-in-cheek in New Brunswick by the renowned philosopher Dr. Leo Ferrari of St. Thomas University, and ou ...

Pay equity in the private sector: an uphill battle with the PC government

November 29, 2018, by Susan O'Donnell

The recent pay equity win for rural postal workers has focused attention on the need for comprehensive pay equity legislation that covers all workers, ...

  • Annika Chiasson: “A small change can make a big difference”
    November 27, 2018, by Shanthi Bell

    Annika Chiasson, a program coordinator with the New Brunswick Environmental Network (NBEN), shares her thoughts on a sustainable future for rural New Brunswick. The NBEN recently held their annual eco-confluence in […]

  • Mobilizing to improve the environment in New Brunswick
    November 27, 2018, by Jennifer Adam

    An “Eco-confluence” event on November 17 brought together more than 35 groups concerned with the well-being of the province, its citizens, and its environment, including Nature Trust NB, Voices for […]

  • 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 ...