All posts in Opinion

June 27, 2017, by Nathan Gullison

Dear Minister Brian Kenny and the people of New Brunswick, A doctor in Miramichi has recently been put into the spotlight because of a note on his reception desk that stated, “ATTN […]

Labour Party’s resurgence will have impact beyond Britain, says STU professor

June 15, 2017, by NB Media Co-op

Matthew Hayes is a Canada Research Chair in Global and International Studies, and a member of the editorial collective of the NB Media Co-op. His curr ...

How being involved in politics got me “blocked” [updated]

May 31, 2017, by Lynaya Astephen

Editor’s note: Hours after posting this story, MP Wayne Long unblocked his constituent on social media.  When one becomes involved in the poli ...

Open letter to Chief Commissioner Marion Buller on the National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

May 16, 2017, by Numerous Signatories

Dear Chief Commissioner Buller, Across the country, families, advocates, Indigenous leaders, experts and grassroots people are loudly raising alarms t ...

  • 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 […]

  • Pull in the reins on health care
    March 4, 2017, by Daniel Légère

    With the release of the latest budget, it is now clear to all that Brian Gallant’s government is entering into election mode. However, our Premier is clumsily undermining his own […]

  • Human health and coastal ecosystems at a tipping point
    February 26, 2017, by Inka Milewski

    There has been understandable handwringing and questions being asked about the sporadically high levels of E. coli and fecal streptococci reported at Parlee Beach and Murray Beach in southeast New […]

  • The Trump Way
    January 4, 2017, by Arun Gupta for The Bullet

    In the runup to November’s presidential election, commentators from across the political spectrum predicted a round defeat for Donald Trump, not least because of the palpable disgust he elicited from […]

  • Mr. Gallant, put down those scissors
    December 2, 2016, by Daniel Legere

    When a right-wing think tank, such as the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) now says NB has cut its public sector enough, we should pay attention. In its recent […]