Vimy Ridge Never Leaves You

Vimy Ridge Never Leaves You

Arrive at Vimy Ridge before the sun rises to 8 am. Arrive while the birds are breaking the silent dawn with song. Arrive while mist still lingers and swirls in the shell craters. Stand. Face the monument. Be still. Listen. Feel the powerful sense of presence in this sacred place. Read more »






Launch of new seniors’ guide

Launch of new seniors’ guide

The latest New Brunswick Seniors Guide to Services and Programs was released recently. “Fostering healthy aging and support for seniors is one of the seven pillars of the New Brunswick Family Plan framework,” said Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris. “Your government is listening to you and getting things done…” Read more »






May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Bladder cancer is the fifth most common cancer in Canada. This month, New Brunswickers are being encouraged to learn more about the disease and to focus on living a healthy lifestyle to reduce their chance of being diagnosed with any cancer. Read more »






East Coast Favourites Earthbound Trio, Nausikaa and Wobble Wallah to play New Brunswick Permaculture Festival June 2-4

East Coast Favourites Earthbound Trio, Nausikaa and Wobble Wallah to play New Brunswick Permaculture Festival June 2-4

From folk to world bass to a country barn dance, only in New Brunswick would one find such an eclectic and strangely complementary line up. And only in New Brunswick will such a line up be connected to fermenting food, growing food forests, and learning about excavators. The Praxis Project Permaculture Festival June 2-4 in… Read more »

Can you hear the bagpipes?

Can you hear the bagpipes?

The sounds of the Highland Bagpipes are in the air as the anticipation of The Gathering grows. Organizers send a huge thanks to Jon Collicott and his students at Davinci College for creating a number of short videos to capture the excitement of the Gathering of Scots Festival! Check out the first one below! This… Read more »

Book Review: “Black River Road” by Debra Komar

Book Review: “Black River Road” by Debra Komar

Canadian author and retired forensic anthropologist Debra Komar has written her fourth book examining a historical crime, Black River Road. Subtitled “An Unthinkable Crime, an Unlikely Suspect, and the Question of Character”, Ms. Komar searched back through historical court records to find this unique case of a murder committed outside the city of Saint John. Read more »






Falconry is back in 2017!

Falconry is back in 2017!

If you missed it last year, the “Birds of Prey Show” is back. Scheduled for Saturday, June 3rd, the ancient “sport of kings” demonstration will return to The Gathering. Back by popular demand, festival organizers are very excited about hosting this unique venue in 2017. “For several years, the addition of a birds of prey show… Read more »

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