Category Archives: Culture & Community

New chair of the Premier’s Council on Disabilities

New chair of the Premier’s Council on Disabilities

Andrew Daley of Green Mountain has been appointed the new chair of the Premier’s Council on Disabilities. “The council makes an important contribution to improving the lives of persons with a disability and I am honoured to be appointed chair of the Premier’s Council on Disabilities,” said Daley. “The next three years will be a… Read more »

Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

Nominations are being sought for the 30th annual New Brunswick Human Rights Award. The deadline is August 1st. The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission established the award to recognize outstanding effort, achievement or leadership on a volunteer basis by individuals or organizations in the promotion of equality and human rights in the province. Read more »






Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

The Miramichi Folksong Festival has been held continuously for 60 years now, making it the longest standing folk song festival in Canada. Its director (and a performer) of the past 35 years is the irrepressible Susan Butler, a true Miramichier if there ever was one. Now, she has compiled the Festival’s history as well as her own in a self-published book entitled For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival. Read more »






9th Annual FeelsGood Folly Fest June 23-25

9th Annual FeelsGood Folly Fest June 23-25

Come have some good, clean fun with us for the funkiest weekend of the jam packed summer festival season! Seriously, this year’s edition of Folly has more horns than you can shake a stick at! We are bringing in acts from all over Canada and as far away as Virginia and Isreal! Read more »






War Amps Key Tag Service

War Amps Key Tag Service

by Justin Belliveau, War Amps Regional Representative, New Brunswick Most of us don’t realize how valuable our car keys are until we lose them. With remote starters and built-in unlock systems, keys are not as simple or cheap as they used to be, with many owners paying hundreds of dollars in replacement fees. But for more… Read more »

Summer Art Enrichment Camps 2017

Summer Art Enrichment Camps 2017

The River Art Centre & Studios Join us this summer as we launch 4 one week art camps focusing on several art media. Camps will be for ages 5-7 and 8-12, with all materials provided. We will also have a one week program for ages 15+ and adults in perspective. Pre-registration is required for all… Read more »

Animaritime 2017

Animaritime 2017

We/re back in 2017 for our 13th year, and we invite you to join over a thousand of your fellow fans as we hold our event in Fredericton to celebrate all things anime, manga, and gaming. Be ready for fanfare and a great time because we are excited for Carnival – this years theme! Read more »






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