Yearly Archives: 2014

St. John Ambulance offers students free first aid and CPR training

St. John Ambulance offers students free first aid and CPR training

St. John Ambulance, in a partnership with the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, has offered free training in emergency first aid and CPR to nearly 900 grade 10 students in the province. Training ran for a full day and included emergency first aid and adult/child/infant CPR with Automated External Defibrillator instruction. This opportunity… Read more »

Ward boundary meeting cancelled

Ward boundary meeting cancelled

The formal session to hear oral presentations concerning the final draft of the proposed new ward map which was to take place Thursday, December 11 has been cancelled because no written or oral submissions were made before the December 9 deadline. The committee will meet instead from 2:30 to 4:00 pm at City Hall to… Read more »

Officers’ Square recognized as Provincial Heritage Place

Officers’ Square recognized as Provincial Heritage Place

Fredericton is home to a new Provincial Heritage Place after a plaque and monument were unveiled in Officers’ Square commemorating the march of New Brunswick’s 104th Regiment of Foot during the War of 1812. The monument, which was unveiled on December 2, 2014, was erected as part of the Heritage Conservation Act, which allows the… Read more »

Christmas Fire Safety Reminder

Christmas Fire Safety Reminder

With Christmas fast approaching, December is a great month to brush up on your fire safety and prevention knowledge. With a little precaution and the right tips, you can make sure the fire stays in the fireplace where it belongs this holiday season. If you prefer using a natural Christmas tree, be sure to check… Read more »

Final draft of new electoral map released by Committee

Final draft of new electoral map released by Committee

Fredericton’s Ward Boundary Review Committee has released the final draft of the proposed new electoral map of the City of Fredericton to public scrutiny. The map, which can be viewed at www.fredericton.ca/wardboundaryreview, proposes changes to the downtown/hill ward boundaries. The ward boundaries for the north side of the city remained unchanged. If adopted, the new… Read more »

Local business Real Food Connections planning Saint John expansion

Local business Real Food Connections planning Saint John expansion

Fredericton-based company Real Food Connections is working toward expanding their food-distribution network across the province. Real Food Connections buys locally-produced food from over 130 New Brunswick suppliers and sells it through their Fredericton-based store. The company also offers an online delivery service as a part of their efforts to change the way New Brunswickers thin… Read more »

More than $4.3 million in scholarships awarded to NB graduate students

More than $4.3 million in scholarships awarded to NB graduate students

The provincial government has announced that 192 students in New Brunswick, including many studying at Fredericton’s universities, are to receive the very first New Brunswick Graduate Scholarships. Masters students will receive between $4,000-$7,000 and doctoral candidates up to $21,000. With these new scholarships, the government hopes to encourage students already studying in the province to… Read more »

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