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Monthly Archives: May 2017

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 »

Book Review: “Waiting for Still Water” by Susan White

Book Review: “Waiting for Still Water” by Susan White

Award-winning New Brunswick author Susan White’s newest young adult/middle-grader novel is Waiting for Still Water, a book centred around an extended family composed of foster children, past and present, who have been under the care of the redoubtable Amelia Walton, who owns a farm on Walton Lake on the Kingston Peninsula. 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 »

Sam Cameron Named MHL Scholastic Player of the Year

Sam Cameron Named MHL Scholastic Player of the Year

The MHL has produced a long line of success stories both on and off the ice. Year in and year out, the attention to efforts in the classroom remains a high priority for all teams in the league, making honouring one specific player a difficult task. This year’s MHL Scholastic Player of the Year is… 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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