Monthly Archives: January 2015

Nominations open for Fredericton Intercultural Award

Nominations open for Fredericton Intercultural Award

The City of Fredericton has announced that it is accepting nominations for the third annual Intercultural Award. The award “recognizes an individual, group, or business that has demonstrated a sustained commitment and effort to enhance Fredericton’s cultural-diversity and inclusiveness.” “We are pleased to be able to continue to recognize the contribution of newcomers to our… Read more »

Elementary Literacy Inc. recognizes volunteer efforts to mentor NB youth

Elementary Literacy Inc. recognizes volunteer efforts to mentor NB youth

Elementary Literacy Inc., an organization dedicated to improving youth literacy in the province, has publicly recognized the more than 500 volunteers who gave their time to the organization this fall. Volunteers were recognized for participating in the organization’s Elementary Literacy Friends (ELF) and Communauté Littératie Enfants Francophones (CLEF) programs as reading mentors. The volunteer reading… Read more »

Costco features local food options

Costco features local food options

In a new initiative in accordance with the Department of Economic Development’s Export Development Program, local food is to be stocked in Atlantic Canadian Costco locations. Eight companies have been selected to feature two products each in the region’s stores to meet customer demand for locally made food. The brands that will be appearing on… Read more »

Final roster announced for Team New Brunswick

Final roster announced for Team New Brunswick

The final roster for the 2015 Canada Winter Games has been announced! Athletes from communities throughout the province will compete in Prince George, Alberta from February 13 – March 1. Like the Olympics, the Canada Games alternate between Summer and Winter competitions every two years. Roughly 3,000 athletes compete in 19 sports throughout the competitions.… Read more »

odd sundays at Molly’s Tomorrow in Fredericton

Fredericton’s longest-running, semi-monthly, poetry-and-more, reading series, odd sundays offers up a triple treat tomorrow with three featured readers. Tomorrow’s odd sundays event starts at 2 pm at Molly’s Coffee House, 554 Queen Street, and will feature Kris Bone (emerging master of short fiction), Robert Hawkes (poet and philosopher of the heart, local legend), and Robert Shiplett (poet and eccentric Métis raconteur). There […] Read more »






WorkSafeNB launches “It’s Your Job” student video contest

WorkSafeNB launches “It’s Your Job” student video contest

WorkSafeNB has launched a contest to spread information about workplace safety aimed at high school students in the province. In co-operation with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, WorkSafe NB hopes to spread knowledge of workplace safety by challenging students to create two-minute videos that illustrate the importance of working safely. Students who… Read more »

“Beat the Peak” with NB Power

“Beat the Peak” with NB Power

NB Power is challenging New Brunswickers to join them in their Beat the Peak initiative this winter. During the coldest three weeks of winter, Beat the Peak is meant to inspire New Brunswick residents to cut back on their energy usage. Heavy use of electricity during peak hours means extensive work must be done to… Read more »

Rebecca Belliveau Exhibit Opens in Fredericton

The Charlotte Street Arts Centre begins its new year of exhibitions in the Charlotte Glencross Gallery with a solo exhibition by Rebecca Belliveau. The Carnaval Red opens January 23, 2015, with a vernissage from 5:30-7 pm. Rebecca Belliveau, also working under the pseudonym Aerebb, is a mixed media artist living and working in the Moncton […] Read more »






City accepting applications for Transit Fare Program 2015

City accepting applications for Transit Fare Program 2015

The City of Fredericton has announced that it is now accepting applications from community groups and agencies interested in participating in the Transit Fare Program for 2015. The program  is designed to help members of participating groups access to the transit system for medical appointments, access education and training, to seek employment or to visit… Read more »

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