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  • 2021 Francophonie Games: On the importance of diplomacy
    January 16, 2019, by Robert Melanson

    Since the news broke last December of the skyrocketing costs of the 2021 Francophonie Games, many articles and thought-provoking musings on the feasibility of the Games have been published in […]

  • 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 […]

  • Why solidarity with CUPW is important now and in future
    December 7, 2018, by NB Media Co-op Editorial Board

    Early on the morning of Dec. 6th more than 40 people, union members and allies, held a picket outside the Canada Post distribution centre on Waggoners Lane in Fredericton that […]

  • Jim Irving’s frisson
    December 4, 2018, by Emma Haché and Alain Deneault

    Editor’s note: This commentary by Emma Haché and Alain Deneault is in response to Jim Irving’s letter to L’Acadie Nouvelle, published on November 29, that supported Premier Blaine Higgs’  position against the ca ...

  • 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 our beloved poet Alden Nowlan. It is reassuring […]

  • Allow Bishop’s House to be used as a shelter
    November 30, 2018, by Taeyon Kim

    Dear Mayor and City Councillors, I’m extremely disheartened by what is happening with the emergency Out of the Cold shelter. So many concerned citizens moved quickly to get the sleeping […]