Monthly Archives: March 2016

Premier Announces Nearly $1 Billion for Education and New Economy Fund

Premier Announces Nearly $1 Billion for Education and New Economy Fund

The Education and New Economy Fund will make strategic investments in projects to provide the best education system and workforce skills development while helping industries innovate and businesses increase productivity, Premier Brian Gallant announced Tuesday March 29th. Gallant will be the minister responsible for the fund, which is anticipated to invest nearly $1 billion during the next three years in priorities such as jobs, education, training, innovation and research and development. Read more »

Two New Exhibitions Opening April 1st at Gallery 78 in Fredericton

Two New Exhibitions Opening April 1st at Gallery 78 in Fredericton

Spring has sprung! Although the snow lingers in NB, we know that the colours of spring are just around the corner. Six of Gallery 78’s artists prepare us for the coming plethora of beauty with their floral imagery in an exhibition called Welcome Spring! Glenn Hall and Jonathan MacDonald share Common Ground – in their off-the-grid lifestyles, in their painted depictions of rural homes, and in their shared history. Their new exhibition explores these commonalities. Read more »

Reminder: Minimum Wage to Increase on April 1st

Reminder: Minimum Wage to Increase on April 1st

New Brunswickers are reminded that the minimum wage will increase from $10.30 per hour to $10.65 per hour on April 1st, 2016. “This initiative will provide wage increases to thousands of hard-working New Brunswickers,” said Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Francine Landry. “Putting more money in the pockets of workers helps keep our economy… Read more »

TNB presents “Marion Bridge” March 31st – April 2nd

TNB presents “Marion Bridge” March 31st – April 2nd

Theatre New Brunswick concludes its professional season with a production of the award-winning Canadian play, Marion Bridge, March 31 – April 2, 2016 at the Fredericton Playhouse. Three sisters reunite at their childhood home in Cape Breton to care for their mother. As they learn to live with each other after so many years apart,… Read more »

Mactaquac Conversation Continues with Discussion Paper, Community Sessions

Mactaquac Conversation Continues with Discussion Paper, Community Sessions

NB Power is inviting the public to a series of community-based dialogue sessions about the future of Mactaquac Generating Station, and encouraging informed dialogue with a new discussion paper focused on policy and technical considerations related to the decision. The sessions will promote full participation by attendees and will require participants to contribute their time… Read more »

FYHA Summer Hockey 2016

FYHA Summer Hockey 2016

The Fredericton Youth Hockey Association (FYHA) is very excited to announce that summer hockey will be back for 2016! This program is designed to bring together players of both recreational and competitive calibres to play in a relaxed, safe, and FUN hockey environment. Cost: $110 per player (taxes incl.) Dates: The program will begin on… Read more »

Nominations Open for May 9th Election

Nominations Open for May 9th Election

Candidates running in the May 9th municipal council, district education council and regional health authority elections can officially submit their nomination forms. The 21 returning offices and satellite returning offices set up across the province to administer the elections opened to the public Monday. Read more »

Nominations Sought for The Playhouse Honours 2016

Nominations Sought for The Playhouse Honours 2016

The Fredericton Playhouse is asking the public for nominations for The Playhouse Honours 2016. Since 2008, the Fredericton Playhouse board of directors has awarded The Playhouse Honours annually. The recognition honours individuals’ involvement in the performing arts in Fredericton, fostering a deeper appreciation of the value that people can make to community life through their… Read more »

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