Monthly Archives: October 2014

UNB receives $500,000 donation to support aboriginal students

UNB receives $500,000 donation to support aboriginal students

The University of New Brunswick;s faculty of education has received a $500,000 donation to establish scholarships, bursaries, and a summer camp for aboriginal students. This donation comes from John and Judy Bragg, founders of the Bragg Group of Companies, which operates Oxford Frozen Foods. This donation was announced by UNB president and vice-chancellor Eddie Campbell… Read more »

Stan Cassidy Foundation celebrates successful year

Stan Cassidy Foundation celebrates successful year

Fredericton’s Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation has many reasons to celebrate this year. The Stan Cassidy Foundation has reported almost $185,000 in funding and resources in 2013-2014, from both corporate and private supporters. Funding and resources granted by the foundation included: Almost $42,000 directly to patients through the Care & Comfort Initiative and the Bikes… Read more »

NB Liquor launches growler program

NB Liquor launches growler program

NB Liquor is launching a new program allowing customers to fill growlers at three outlet stores across the province, including Fredericton’s Prospect Street location. This move will make NB Liquor the first liquor board in Canada to adopt such a program. The move to allow customers to fill 1.89-litre glass jugs with various beers stems… Read more »

APEGNB Haunted Tour 2014

APEGNB Haunted Tour 2014

OooOOOOOoooo!! It’s the event everyone’s been waiting all year for! This Halloween weekend, from October 29 to November 1, Engineers and Geoscientists New Brunswick will be staging their 6th annual APEGNB Haunted Tour at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre (CSAC) in Fredericton, to benefit the centre and its outstanding, year-round ArtReach program. The LOW SCARE […] Read more »

New Edition of GG Nominated Novel Released

Lion’s Head Press released a new edition of New Brunswick author Raymond Fraser’s novel, The Bannonbridge Musicians.  Raymond Fraser’s relentlessly funny third novel tells the story of a group of young Maritimers forever dreaming of “goin’ down the road” and making it big in Toronto. Their drinking bouts, their womanizing and their adventuring in small-town […] Read more »

Support local farmers with Eat New Brunswick

Support local farmers with Eat New Brunswick

Eat New Brunswick is a new initiative to celebrate locally sourced dishes in the Fredericton region. Fourteen participating restaurants are offering dishes between October 2 – 26 made with ingredients supplied by local producers. Support local farmers and enjoy unique dishes at some of your favourite restaurants. Eat New Brunswick is part of an initiative to promote… Read more »

Music NB Festival to be held in Fredericton for first time

Music NB Festival to be held in Fredericton for first time

From October 16-19 Fredericton will be hosting the 5th Annual Music NB Festival. This event celebrates the musicians and professionals who make up New Brunswick’s vibrant music industry. With many shows in several venues in Fredericton’s downtown core, the festival has something for every musical taste. In addition to music shows, the festival also functions… Read more »

Green Party to receive official party status after election in Fredericton South

Green Party to receive official party status after election in Fredericton South

New Brunswick premier-designate Brian Gallant says the Liberal Party will support the vote to grant the Green Party official party status in the legislative assembly of New Brunswick. This announcement comes after Green Party leader David Coon’s election in Fredericton South as the first Green Party member of parliament. “Having a third party recognized in… Read more »

Celebrate World Habitat Day – Oct. 6th

Celebrate World Habitat Day – Oct. 6th

On Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, Habitat for Humanity Fredericton Area Inc. joins with our partners around the world to rededicate ourselves to a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live. Please join us to celebrate World Habitat Day! Monday, October 6th New Brunswick Exhibition (NBEX) Grounds 361 Smythe Street, Fredericton NB […] Read more »

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