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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Canada Day Celebrations in the River Valley

Canada Day Celebrations in the River Valley

It’s looking like a busy Canada Day for people in the River Valley. Here is the schedule of events for various communities: Woodstock Canada Day gets under way with the Kids of Steel Triathlon in Connell Park. Bicycle inspection runs from 8:30 to 9:30 am at the Ayr Motor Centre parking lot, and the race starts… Read more »

Students receive $1000 bursaries from Opportunities NB

Students receive $1000 bursaries from Opportunities NB

Ten students from across the province have been awarded bursaries worth $1000 each from Opportunities NB.

“These bursaries are a way to highlight the important link between education and economic growth,” said Roxanne Fairweather, chair of the board for Opportunities NB. “The ongoing development of a skilled workforce is vital to New Brunswick’s future growth and prosperity.” Read more »






Gallant congratulates McCain Foods on expansion

Gallant congratulates McCain Foods on expansion

Premier Brian Gallant recognized the contribution McCain Foods continues to make to the provincial economy as the company announced a $65 million dollar expansion yesterday at its Florenceville-Bristol french fry plant and the creation of 40 to 50 new jobs. “The McCain family is a New Brunswick story,” said Gallant. “Their business is a reminder… Read more »

McCain Foods expands NB facility creating new jobs

McCain Foods expands NB facility creating new jobs

McCain Foods (Canada) announced today a major investment in its Florenceville-Bristol French fry plant that will expand capability and create 40 to 50 new jobs. The company is adding a new production line to meet growing demands for hash brown patties and similar potato products.  The $65-million investment will include a 32,000 square foot expansion… Read more »

Celebrating NBCC’s graduating class of 2016

Celebrating NBCC’s graduating class of 2016

New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) campuses are abuzz as hundreds of students prepare to cross the stage at six graduation ceremonies this week. “Graduation is the most exciting time for everyone at NBCC. It’s the ultimate reminder of why we’re all here – to transform lives and communities,” said Marilyn Luscombe, President and CEO of… Read more »

Maritime Junior Hockey League Seeks President

Maritime Junior Hockey League Seeks President

The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL www.themhl.ca) is searching for a PRESIDENT. The MHL, a member of the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL www.cjhlhockey.com), has been in continuous operation since 1967. Currently, the league consists of 12 teams based in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. The President is a FULL-TIME leadership position who reports… Read more »

Music Musique NB AGM

Music Musique NB AGM

The city of Bathurst hosts the 2016 Music Musique NB AGM June 24th to 26th, 2016. The weekend includes two songwriters’ circles, one taking place in Miramichi, a series of free information sessions about the music industry, and the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Read more »






Success for NBCC at this year’s Skills Canada National Competition

Success for NBCC at this year’s Skills Canada National Competition

Six New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) students and apprentices accepted medals at the Skills Canada National Competition closing ceremony which took place in Moncton on June 8th. Congratulations to the following NBCC apprentices and students who were medalists: Gold Jason Bonnell – NBCC Saint John Apprentice Competition: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Pascal Marquis – NBCC… Read more »

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