Category Archives: Culture & Community

New Brunswick among the best at International Roadcheck 2017

New Brunswick among the best at International Roadcheck 2017

New Brunswick ranked among the top three provinces and territories for commercial vehicle safety compliance at International Roadcheck 2017, an annual 72-hour inspection event sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance. “We want to ensure New Brunswick’s roads and highways are safe for all drivers,” said Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry. “The results… Read more »

NB Power commissions fast-charging stations in Woodstock and Prince William

NB Power commissions fast-charging stations in Woodstock and Prince William

Two more fast-charging stations have been commissioned along the Trans-Canada Highway in Woodstock and Prince William giving drivers of electric vehicles more options for recharging in New Brunswick. The Woodstock Murray’s Irving and the Prince William Petro-Canada / Acorn Restaurant fast-charging stations are now available for use in the parking lots next to each service… Read more »

2017 Recipients of the Order of New Brunswick

2017 Recipients of the Order of New Brunswick

The names of the 2017 recipients of the Order of New Brunswick were announced as part of the official New Brunswick Day celebrations in Edmundston. “A big part of what makes this province so special is our people. Congratulations to all of the recipients being named to the Order of New Brunswick,” said Premier Brian… Read more »

10TH ANNUAL LARLEE CREEK HULLABALOO BEGINS TODAY

10TH ANNUAL LARLEE CREEK HULLABALOO BEGINS TODAY

The population of Perth-Andover will more than double over the next five days as music lovers descend on the community to celebrate the 10th anniversary of what has become known as “The Little Festival That Could”. The festival has grown from its humble beginnings in 2007 to what is now, a five-day festival featuring over 30… Read more »

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 »

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