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December 18, 2017, by Dave Bleakney

During the recent COP23 summit in Bonn, a taxi driver provided a clear summary. Asked what he thought of COP 23, he replied “the climate is in crisis, but here, this is […]

Opposing health care privatization is not fear mongering

November 27, 2017, by Cecile Cassista

Bill No. 5 integrating the Extra-Mural, Ambulance NB and Telecare Programs is now being studied by a standing committee of the Legislative Assembly. I ...

Restructuring of New Brunswick’s public health program poses threats

September 13, 2017, by Marilyn Merritt-Gray

The Brian Gallant government’s plan to dramatically restructure New Brunswick’s public health program flies in the face of advice from Canadian pu ...

Poor optics for Irving newspapers in Sisson, First Nations editorials

July 6, 2017, by Tracy Glynn, Matthew Hayes and Chris George

Propping up business interests in the province of New Brunswick in their editorials should not come as a surprise to any reader of The Daily Gleaner  ...

  • CRA poll does not show “surging support” for the NDP
    May 9, 2017, by Bruce Wark

    To the editor, A front-page story published in the May edition of The Brief reports incorrectly that a recent Corporate Research Associates poll shows “surging support” for the New Brunswick NDP […]

  • Why the decision to remove dons at UNB is part of a bigger problem
    March 4, 2017, by Jon Debly

    Widespread attention is being directed at University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) recent decision to remove residence don positions this coming September. UNB Residence Life (ResLife) is opting instead to employ three full-time […]